NFV

October 21, 2015

PERSPECTIVES

#CiscoChampion Radio S2|Ep 40: How SDWAN and NFV are changing the MSP world

#CiscoChampion Radio is a podcast series by Cisco Champions as technologists. Today we’re talking about SDWAN and NFV with Cisco Product...

October 21, 2015

SP360: SERVICE PROVIDER

The Next Frontier: Service Creation in the Era of Instant Delivery

Every service provider I talk to these days wants pretty much the same thing: a faster, less expensive way to develop services. Faced with increased competition on all sides, along with increasing demands for more mobile and richer media offerings, speed to market and efficient operations are everything. For many, networks have become cumbersome, resulting […]

October 14, 2015

SP360: SERVICE PROVIDER

South Korea’s SK Broadband Improving the User Experience with Cisco cBR-8

Written By Igor Dayen, SP Product and Solutions Marketing A year ago, SK Broadband announced the world’s first 10 Gbps Internet service at the 2014 ITU Plenipotentiary Conference. This innovative new service was 100 times faster than existing services, which routinely deliver download speeds of 100 Mbps. Today SK Broadband continues to break new ground.   […]

October 13, 2015

SP360: SERVICE PROVIDER

Validating Cisco Network Function Virtualization Infrastructure (NFVI)

Service Providers seeking to reduce operating expenses, deliver new services rapidly, are looking to SDN (Software Defined Networking) and virtualization technologies. Earlier this year, Light Reading and EANTC published an evaluation of Cisco’s virtualization and cloud solution, including multivendor network orchestration and optimization. They’ve now published a follow-on, that takes a closer look at the […]

October 12, 2015

SP360: SERVICE PROVIDER

Orchestrated Assurance – Ready for the World

Guest blog by Dr. Stefan Vallin, Principle Architect , Cisco and  Mats Nordlund, CTO, Netrounds  Over the recent years, network service orchestration has gained widespread traction from communication service providers (CSPs) all around the world as a means to automate the tedious and error-prone tasks required to configure network devices. What if the orchestrator could […]

What You Can Do In Ten Minutes

The pace of change around us is no longer constant. It is continually accelerating. We all want to get and consume information, services, and just about anything instantly. My new coffeemaker brews me a fresh cup in just a couple of minutes, but it usually takes me ten minutes just to collect up the tools […]

September 30, 2015

EXECUTIVE PLATFORM

Cisco Advancing Virtualization with AT&T

Cisco’s secret weapons are our engineers and our commitment to innovation that solves our customers’ business problems. When we committed ourselves to being the leader in networking virtualization in the service provider industry, our team has been maniacally focused on Network Function Virtualization (NFV) to enable our customers to transform their network architectures and prepare […]

September 17, 2015

SP360: SERVICE PROVIDER

Leading the Evolution of the Mobile Packet Core

I was reading the latest ACG Research report on Mobile IP Infrastructure and reflecting how the importance of the IP Packet Core has evolved, and how the technology leaders in this area have also evolved. Back in the “3G era” the Packet Core sat alongside the Voice Core, and was considered an adjunct to the […]

September 16, 2015

SP360: SERVICE PROVIDER

NFV RoI: The Current Business Drivers for Mobile Virtualisation

Written by Paul Jesemann, Cisco Solution Consultant, Mobility Architecture, APJ, September 2015 If someone were to define a safe bet, it would be on the number of blogs about NFV (Network Functions Virtualization), its drivers and benefits out there, by far exceeding the actual number of Virtual Network Functions deployed. So please let me try […]