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Open vRAN Collaboration to Accelerate Solution Deployments

Today, World Wide Technology (WWT) announced a collaboration with Cisco, along with Altiostar, to develop an Open vRAN blueprint and validation lab and program for service provider networks.  I’d like to take a few minutes to explain why this agreement is significant for our service provider customers.

Tap this Ecosystem to Maximize your CAPEX AND OPEX Investments

With NAB in full force, it would be an epic fail not to swing through the Cisco booth (and Synamedia’s along the way: SU10125).

March 1, 2017

CLOUD

Guest Post: Cisco Unified Computing System (UCS) at the Core of Private Cloud

Have you ever wondered why some organizations are more successful in delivering services and applications with serious resource constraints to its every increasing distributed workforce? Chances are the IT teams are using some variation of cloud computing to solve these and other modern day IT challenges. Private cloud serves as an enabler for organizations to deliver IT as a service (ITaaS). This makes organizations more agile and efficient through reduction of cost, economies of scale and increased efficiency. Cisco uses its innovative cloud platform to facilitate automation, virtualization and simplification to increase business value whilst reducing total cost of ownership (TCO). Cisco cloud services can be delivered using three methods: first, there is the Cisco private cloud (through internally hosted or owned infrastructure), second, through public cloud (cloud provider delivers services) and finally, a hybrid model (a mix of the previous two).

December 17, 2015

PERSPECTIVES

Summary: IoT: Realizing Business Value through Platforms, Data Analytics & Visualization

Over the past few years of being immersed in the Internet of Things (IoT), I have found that customers have very specific problems they are trying to solve; e.g. gaining energy efficiency, early fault detection or remote diagnosis and maintenance of equipment. Decisions are driven by the need to reduce Operational Expenditure (OPEX) and save […]

Private LTE : The Service Provider Opportunity

Guest Blog by Ian Ross, Global Solution GTM Manager In this second of a series, Ian Ross from our Mobility Solutions and Architectures team explores the Service Provider opportunity around Private LTE networks. In my last blog I outlined the growing level of interest in private LTE networks; triggered when an enterprise has specific design, operational […]

September 22, 2015

SP360: SERVICE PROVIDER

WAN Automation Engine and Segment Routing: Two Great Solutions Even Better Together

Are you looking to deliver an intelligent, dynamic and highly optimized programmable network where applications have control in how they explicitly traverse the end-to-end network? If so, you have probably been watching the Application Engineered Routing story unfold since it was launched in March 2015. For those of you following this developing chapter in the […]

Join Us at BBWF 2014

Written by Greg Nehib, Cisco Senior Product Marketing Manager  Network functions virtualization (NFV) and Software Defined Networking (SDN) will get a lot of interest this year at BBWF 2014 Broadband World Forum 2014 as carriers seek to make networks more agile and efficient. In talking to both service providers and large enterprises, it’s clear that […]