An Update On the Best Ever Bandwidth Balm: DOCSIS 3.1
Written By Todd McCrum, Director, Product Management, Cable Access business unit, Cisco By now, the SCTE Cable-Tec Expo is in full swing, and, as (widely!) expected, the matter of DOCSIS 3.1 — the latest iteration of the Data Over Cable Service Interface Spec — is a front-of-mind topic for pretty much everyone here. Why: Because […]
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 […]
Join the SCTE IP Challenge – Perspective from Last Year’s Winner, Jamie Griffin
The SCTE IP Challenge has become an event that I look forward to each year. I have participated for 2 years now and plan to return for a third at this year’s Cable-Tec Expo in New Orleans. It’s a great opportunity to test your own skills, meet industry colleagues, and enjoy some friendly competition. The […]
Cisco cBR-8: Re-imagining CCAP with SDN
Guest Blog by Igor Dayen, SP Product and Solutions Marketing In an age of agile service creation with a virtualized IT infrastructure, the delivery of services by cable operators is undergoing a transformation. Two key technologies that are fueling this change are Software Defined Networking (SDN) and Network Function Virtualization (NFV). In this blog, we […]
Cox Communications and Cisco Jointly Present on Innovations in Network Monetization and Optimization
Project Illustrates How Software Defined Network (SDN) and Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) Work in Concert to Enhance How Networks are Designed, Operated, and Monetized Last week, I blogged about some...
CCAP+Remote PHY and the Path Towards FTTH, Unified Access and Virtualization
By John Chapman, Cisco Fellow, CTO, Cable Access BU This week, we and 10,000 or so hard-core engineering colleagues within the cable industry descend upon the city once known as the cable capital of the world — Denver, Colorado — and, like it’s been since the earliest days of the Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers’ […]
SCTE Cable-Tec Expo 2014: It’s a Wi-Fi Bonanza!
By David Alsobrook, Director, Strategy & Product Management, Cisco’s Connected Devices BU If there’s one thing that is absolutely unmistakable, going into this week’s IBC conference in Amsterdam, it’s the proliferation of Wi-Fi – a technology that’s also a service, and the industry’s ticket to providing wireless broadband connectivity that simultaneously rivals mobile, and tightens […]
It’s Time to Play the SCTE IP Challenge!
This is a partner perspective guest blog contributed by Steve Harris, Senior Director, Advanced Network Technologies. If the category is “SCTE Cable-Tec Expo® Highlights” and the answer is “The SCTE IP Challenge,” then the question is obvious: “What major Cable-Tec Expo event gets underway next week?” While Cable-Tec Expo is a few months beyond the […]