December 9, 2016


The Next-Generation Transport Network: Solution Options

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There are a number of options for modernizing your transport network, including native TDM switching over the optical transport network (OTN), a complete overlay network with routers and DWDM, and finally migrating to packet optical using circuit emulation (CEM). Each option has value, but the value depends on your end goal. In a previous post, […]

October 18, 2016


A Requirements Checklist for the Next Generation Transport Network

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By: Alison Izard, Marketing Manager, Cisco In our recently published E-Book, A Roadmap for Transport Network Modernization, we use a step-by-step checklist to evaluate what should be considered before embarking on a network modernization project. Our checklist seeks to address a core set of modernization requirements all service providers share. If you haven’t already developed […]

September 24, 2013


Cisco Network Convergence System: The Foundation for the New Internet

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Cisco innovations have driven the Internet far beyond its original purpose to a network that can handle voice, video, cloud, and mobile services. Now we’re seeing a new Internet on the horizon – the Internet of Everything. In fact by 2017 IP traffic is estimated to grow to 1.4 zettabytes as more programmable devices such […]