Optical

October 27, 2015

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Cisco cBR-8 Rises up to the DOCSIS 3.1 Challenge at SCTE (part 2)

Guest Blog by Igor Dayen, SP Product and Solutions Marketing I am excited to continue the discussion that I started in my previous blog on SCTE Cal-Tec expo. We brought two cBR-8 routers and we used one to run live data through it.   We used Ixia gear to generate video and data traffic. Hence we […]

October 26, 2015

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Cisco cBR-8 Rises up to the DOCSIS 3.1 Challenge

Guest Blog by Igor Dayen, SP Product and Solutions Marketing What do we need to know about New Orleans? It offers great Jazz, and Bourbon Street provides rich insight into New Orleans’ past, but we can’t overlook that it has been home this year to SCTE Cable-Tec Expo. SCTE is the cable telecommunications engineering show […]

Enivest and Cisco Deploy a DWDM Network at Light Speed

Guest blog by Dan Crawford, Marketing Manager, Cisco In the western Scandinavian fjords of Norway, Enivest an internet service provider has deployed a new optical transport network using a Cisco optical network solution (NCS 2000). While this, in itself, may not be big news to most people, the real story is about how Enivest managed this deployment.  For people who are […]

September 30, 2015

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DOCSIS 3.1: Driving Cable to Software Defined Networking

Guest Blog by Igor Dayen, SP Product and Solutions Marketing Optical transport has been transformed as integrated high-performance Digital Signal Processing has enabled vendors such as Cisco to squeeze more capacity at greater distances than ever before. Advanced modulation techniques and Forward Error Correction are now commonly deployed. Cisco NCS 2000 platform can drive up […]

Spring PONC makes Triumphant Return to Dallas

By Leonard Luna, Senior Marketing Manager, Cisco Service Provider Solutions Cisco’s Packet Optical Networking Conference (PONC) triumphantly returned to Dallas this past May after two consecutive years in San Jose. Over 270 members of the network operator community attended the ninth iteration of this annual event. The conference followed the traditional 3-day agenda: Day-1: General […]

Cisco EPN Manager Helps Carriers Drive Packet Optimized Transport

TDM transport remains the backbone of service provider networks throughout the world, but technology has matured to the point that we’re finally able to see a path toward truly converged, packet optimized transport networks. This shift puts service providers on a plan to eventually retire their SONET/SDH infrastructure, saving significant space, power, and other operational […]

November 12, 2014

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Cyta Hellas Deploys Cisco Optical Solution for new High Speed Optical Network

By Leonard Luna, Senior Marketing Manager, Cisco Service Provider Solutions Cyta Hellas, a wholly owned subsidiary of the National Telecommunications Organization of Cyprus,  is the latest network operator to deploy Cisco’s Dense Wavelength Division Multiplexing (DWDM) transport solution for a new high-speed backbone. Cyta is the most recent service provider to be licensed in Greece, […]

October 22, 2014

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Register for the Infonetics Webinar: Building More Efficient Networks with Multi-Layer Packet-Optical

By Leonard Luna, Senior Marketing Manager, Cisco Service Provider Solutions Tuesday, October 28 at 8:00 am PT/11:00 am ET, Cisco joins Infonetics’ Andrew Schmitt (Principal Analyst, Optical) on a three vendor panel to discuss how equipment vendors and their customers are taking advantage of new multi-layer packet-optical systems leveraging advanced software to build more capable […]

Cisco Spring ’14 Packet Optical Networking Conference (PONC) – The Secret Sauce

By Leonard Luna, Senior Marketing Manager, Cisco Service Provider Solutions Once again, network operators converged on the Dolce Hayes Mansion in San Jose last week (May 13-15) to collaborate with their colleagues and Cisco around the packet and optical convergence evolution.  On behalf of Cisco’s engineering groups, marketing and events planning teams, we extend our […]