evolved services platform

Enabling Open, Agile, Application Centric Networks With Cisco Evolved Services Platform

Service provider customers expect more.   The pace of change around us is not just constant but continuing to accelerate.   To stay competitive with the nimble new players in the market, service providers need to change how they engage all of their end customers.   Not exactly an easy challenge to overcome, but rapid and successful business […]

Good News Keep Coming on the Mobility Front

Recently I shared with you an ACG Research report which shows Cisco leading in Mobile IP Infrastructure and gaining market share. Now step with me into the future for a moment and picture this. 2018 – nearly 21 billion globally networked devices and connections are live, 7.3 billion M2M are online, four billion global Internet […]

Cisco Evolved Programmable Network: Virtualized Services in an EPN World

By Greg Nehib, Senior Marketing Manager, Cisco Part 2 – Virtualized Services in an EPN World? In part one of this series Gina covered the basic definition of an Evolved Programmable Network or EPN and its linkage to the Cisco Evolved Services Platform (ESP).   Figure 1 offers a quick visual recap. Figure 1:  Cisco’s Open […]

Join Cisco at the Light Reading Big Telecom Event in Chicago

Written by Sultan Dawood, Marketing Manager As SDN and NFV continue to be top of mind technologies for service providers, Light Reading is launching its first Big Telecom Event focused on bridging the gap in the telecom industry between technology know how and business acumen. In partnership with the Open Networking Forum (ONF), this event […]

My Journey through Cisco Live 2014: Premium Mobile Broadband Services Catch it All!

It seems as if Mobile World Congress just happened yesterday.  And on top of that, more recently, we just wrapped up Cisco Live at the end of May in San Francisco. This is the first time I attended and supported this great event with my team members Archana Goyal, Technical Marketing Engineer in MITG and […]

NTT Docomo Virtualizing the Mobile Packet Core with Cisco

Did you know in Japan, 90% of mobile phones are waterproof because youngsters use them even in the shower? Did you know that Japan consists of over 6,800 islands? Did you know Japan suffers 1,500 earthquakes every year. In Japan Mobile data traffic grew 92% in 2012 and 66% from 3Q 2012 to 3Q 2013, […]

Cisco Evolved Programmable Network: The Beginning of a New Era in SP Networking

Written By Gina Nienaber, Marketing Manager, SP Product and Solutions Marketing This is the first blog out of a series of three covering  “What is the Evolved Programmable Network (EPN) Era and Why Evolved Programmable Network (EPN) Now?” Those of us who have been around in the industry for a few decades will remember the […]

Great News, Cisco gains market share in Mobility

Get this. The average consumer is never more than 3 feet away from their phone. The average smart phone user checks their phone 40 times a day. Mobility has become a necessary part of our lives and will be even more so with the emergence of the Internet of Everything, which will bring together people, processes, data […]

What’s New With Cisco’s Evolved Services Platform (ESP)? A Peek Inside the Service Provider’s Software …

In February we announced the Evolved Services Platform (ESP) as part of our Service Provider Cisco Open Networking Environment.  The ESP consists of a service broker (a storefront for SP applications), a catalog of virtual functions (components of the offerings) and an orchestration engine, which is essentially the factory the produces the applications themselves. One […]