NFV

December 14, 2016

SP360: SERVICE PROVIDER

The #1 Reason to Choose your NFV and SDN Partner

Last year, in order to ensure we were delivering world class professional services for NFV and SDN to our service provider customers, we invested a not insubstantial sum from our...

December 5, 2016

SP360: SERVICE PROVIDER

Cisco Ultra Services Platform as a 5G core

Three Keys to Success Preparing Your Mobile Network for 5GDownload our new 5G ebook The concept of slicing is a fundamental component of the 5G architecture and it permits network customization that can reach a personal level. One could call this the personalization of the mobile internet. We can do this by taking the slicing […]

NFV: Time to Quick Start Your Services!

  Guest Blog Submitted by Filippo Galimberti, Sr. Marketing Manager SP   The industry has been discussing about Virtualization for a quite a while. The adoption is not picking-up as expected. Why? One of the main reasons is too much efforts are still spent on designing and testing a NFV Infrastructure meeting quality and performance […]

Any good reasons to visit The Hague this month?

Of course, there are plenty of good reasons to visit The Hague! For those who’ve never been there before, The Hague (Den Haag in Dutch) is a city located in the western coast of the Netherlands. It is actually the seat of the Dutch government, but the city is not the capital of the Netherlands, […]

September 19, 2016

SP360: SERVICE PROVIDER

Cisco @ SCTE Cable-Tec Expo 2016: Get Your Philly of Gigabit Broadband, Cloud Video, Virtual Video Distribution, And Mor …

By Daniel Etman It’s that time of the year where pundits from the cable and broadband industry gather at SCTE Cable-Tec Expo 2016. This year we will be in the historic and largest city in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia. While many of us are looking forward Philly Cheesesteaks, we are also looking forward to […]

September 8, 2016

SP360: SERVICE PROVIDER

Give enterprise customers what they want: Bridging the network services innovation gap

Written by Cisco Senior Marketing Manager Wayne Cullen and Cisco Marketing Manager Melissa Zelyez Enterprise demands for fast, adaptable networks are at an all-time high. Some service providers are struggling to keep pace. So how can you ensure you’re not one of them? The answer is simple: virtual managed services. Consumer tools and behavior have […]

Lift and Shift Is Necessary but Not Sufficient

Originally published in the book: Gray, Ken & Nadeau, Thomas. Network Function Virtualization, 1st Edition. (2016). Morgan Kaufman, also available here. This book by Ken and Tom on NFV is perhaps the first time they’ve laid out both a fantastic review of the vast landscape of technologies related to virtualized networking and woven in a subtle […]

You can enjoy 5G benefits today

5G is closer than you might realize. It seems like a not a week goes by where you read about another development, test, or government agency helping to pave the way to this next generation of mobility. (Don’t get me wrong – I love this stuff.)  So how can all this be happening before we […]

July 14, 2016

EXECUTIVE PLATFORM

Service Providers, There’s Never Been a Better Time

I have been privileged throughout my career to work with and for service providers. And these days, it’s particularly exciting to be a service provider.   Nearly every aspect of our lives is being impacted by the explosion of IP devices, apps and services. We believe this creates a $2 trillion opportunity for service providers over […]