Service Provider

Going Big on Broadband: how will governments respond to the clamor for connectivity?

The ‘Cisco Broadband Index’ — new research published today — clearly shows the frustration around the lack of access to connectivity, and the expectations for policymakers to speed up improvements. Cisco surveyed thousands of workers in six major European countries and found that 81% of workers are demanding their governments accelerate plans to deliver high-speed, reliable internet connections, as some find themselves at the mercy of slow and patchy home broadband.

Keeping Cool with QSFP-DD800 Optics

History has been very clear that for broad industry adoption of the 800G generation, an optical pluggable form factor must be judged on: (1) Backwards compatibility with previous generation optics (2) 100G+ electrical performance (3) Excellent thermal power dissipation The recent QSFP-DD MSA updates ensure all of these, but I’d like to focus on the […]

Service Provider Digital Initiatives Drive Sustainable Business Value

IDC 2021 survey results revealed that Pioneer SPs experienced the most significant business performance gains. They not only reported improved operational metrics such as reduced costs and process cycle times but importantly also reported improvements in key business outcomes such as revenue, profitability, customer satisfaction and customer retention.

Expanding the Cisco 8000 Router Series

One year ago, we announced the Cisco 8000 Series routers, combining the revolutionary Cisco Silicon One chipset and Cisco IOS XR, to deliver a breakthrough in high-performance routers. Discover how we expanded the Cisco 8000 Series routers over the past year.

PacketFabric Deploys 400G on Cisco Silicon One

I recently had a virtual chat with PacketFabric CEO, Dave Ward. If you’re not familiar with PacketFabric, you will be soon. They are quickly becoming an industry mover and shaker in the Network-as-a-Service and next-gen Service Provider (ngSP) space. They’re also a customer of ours, having recently deployed the Cisco 8000 with our new 400G solutions.

March 31, 2021

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Building the Bridge to Your Next Digital Evolution

Service providers are under tremendous pressure to transform, grow, and innovate. Learn about our new services introduced at Cisco Live, and how Vodafone is using expertise, analytics, and insights to build a robust network and an agile workforce.