Harnessing Disruption at INTX – Cisco Leads with Video and Cable Access
Whether it’s your first or tenth time at the INTX show, it is still an exciting and happening place. This year 9,000 attendees gathered at the INTX 2016 to learn about the best products and solutions which exhibitors brought to this glamorous event. There were quite a few social media communications going around evangelizing what […]
At the Intersection of Analytics and Your Connected Everything
By JT Taylor, Sr. Marketing Manager, Service Provider Marketing, Cisco Here’s something you undoubtedly already know: As consumers, we’re getting more and more connected. By some estimates, we fiddle with our phones every six seconds, on average. (Not you or me, of course. Absolutely not.) But some flavors of connected stuff we visit much less […]
Our Cloud, Your Cloud, Somebody Else’s Cloud: You Pick!
By now we’re all very, very familiar with the concept of the “video anys” – any content, any device, anytime, anywhere. But for the most part, we’re familiar with it in a consumer context, as it relates to how and where and when they watch video, on whichever device. But what if the “anywhere” also […]
On the Unstoppable “Appification” of Television: Charter, Roku, and Us!
It’s a wrap: Charter “Spectrum TV” customers who also own Roku devices can stream to their hearts’ delight — and Charter can have the peace of mind knowing that their content arrangements are safe and secure. That’s because Cisco and Roku are working together to simplify and speed up the deployment of Cisco VideoGuard Everywhere […]
INTX 2016: Our “Giga Baby” Is a Year Old and Already Runs So Fast! 700 Mbps, Upstream
By Todd McCrum, Sr. Director, Strategy & Product Management, Cable Access BU It was at last year’s INTX, in Chicago, that we launched the cBR-8 (remember the “Giga-Baby”?) as a way to help our cable service provider customers affordably and quickly offer faster broadband speeds, with converged equipment. And here we are, 12 fast months […]
Good People Goodness: A Toast to Kanouff, Clemson, and Raman!
By Marc Aldrich, SVP, Global Service Provider, Cisco We hereby interrupt this helter-skelter year in news, workload and general busy-ness to offer a moment of Zen, in the form of appreciating three trailblazers in our midst. By “trailblazers” I’m talking about Yvette Kanouff, Conrad Clemson, and Rajeev Raman, who, by their own respective merits, earned […]
Join Us at INTX 2016 to See How Cable and Video Go Hand in Hand
Not so long ago, the Internet and television were incompatible. Today, they’re practically interchangeable. Next month, May 16-18 the Internet and Television Expo (INTX) kicks off in Boston, MA where the worlds of media, entertainment and technology get linked together. Come and learn about the latest breakthroughs in video and cable and participate in interactive […]
The Top Five Things That Will Drive Gigabit Consumption
By Todd McCrum, Director of Product Management, Cisco Cable Access BU Back in the earliest days of television – before satellites began spraying an instant and national video footprint over the Earth – operators wondered whether it made sense to expand spectral capacity any further. At the time (early 1950s), most markets topped out at […]
What’s “Evolved” About An “Evolved CCAP”?
By Todd McCrum, Director of Product Management, Cable Access Business Unit, Cisco If you’re making the rounds at this week’s INTX, you’ve likely gotten wind of our flagship product announcement — the Gig-maker that is the cBR-8, as part of Cisco’s Evolved CCAP solution. Our categorization of it as an “Evolved CCAP” solution may need […]