service providers

Leading the Way in 5G xHaul

Over the last few years, we’ve invested heavily in bringing the benefits that make Cisco worldwide market share leaders in Core and Edge Routing deeper into the network. Our service provider-focused IOS-XR operating system and other advancements now let us reach all the way to the cell site router, right where the wireless customer hits the ground. And we’ve gone one step further by creating a flexible transport solution that integrates fronthaul and backhaul networks, combining the various wireless and wired technology into a packet-based SDN for 5G. This xHaul portfolio is at the core of our converged, end-to-end packet infrastructure, from the access layer into the application, wherever it may reside.

How to Help Manage Outside Plant Congestion and Overall Performance

As noted in my colleague John Downey’s blog earlier this week, unprecedented demand continues on local broadband networks. Cable operators are working to stay ahead of the curve. John’s blog includes tips for optimizing cable modem termination system (CMTS) performance. This blog includes my checklist for the outside plant. Proper operation of the optical and […]

October 21, 2019

SP360: SERVICE PROVIDER

The Compelling Benefits of SD-WAN

Today, businesses in almost every industry must manage more users, devices, mobility, and applications than ever before. Most business applications have moved to the cloud or been replaced by cloud-based SaaS applications. But in the business environment, it’s not just one cloud, it’s many.

October 17, 2019

SP360: SERVICE PROVIDER

Slicing and Exposing: The 5G Network for Enterprise Use Cases

Key innovations brought in with 5G such as network slicing and network service exposure will allow Service Providers to tailor their offer to the needs of the enterprise .

February 22, 2019

SP360: SERVICE PROVIDER

Digital Transformation is the Key to Monetization

By Rajesh Ghai, Research Director, Carrier Network Infrastructure, IDC    Faced with the triple challenges of commoditization, competition from new and old...

Celebrating Segment Routing’s 5th Birthday

A successful digital business strategy must be powered by the right technology. Segment Routing addresses the challenges of digitization by helping accelerate network transformation.

The Cable Story, Part 4: Automating the Network

Automation stands to be the most important thing that cable providers can do today to streamline their businesses.

The Cable Story, Part 3: How to Monetize the Pipe

It is time again to make more out of the cable network. The real gains are to be found in the cable access network innovations.