service providers

September 16, 2015

SP360: SERVICE PROVIDER

Capitalizing on Your Evolved Programmable Network through Faster and More Efficient Cloud Services Delivery

SDN (Software Defined Networking) and NFV (Network Functions Virtualization) technologies are expected to help Service Providers gain new efficiencies and previously unimagined speed and agility in cloud services delivery so they can seize new business opportunities and achieve continued growth. Specifically, SDN in the data center helps you abstract services and applications from the complexities […]

September 12, 2015

SP360: SERVICE PROVIDER

The Importance of Video Security That Scales

By David Wachtfogel, Director, Service Provider Video Security, Cisco This week at IBC we are happy to announce that we’ve reached 300 million active VideoGuard Everywhere client devices. Think about that for a moment! How did we get this far? Not long ago, service provider video distribution was simple: Service providers distributed the content they […]

September 11, 2015

SP360: SERVICE PROVIDER

Cloud is Transforming TV: Cisco Is Transforming Cloud TV Delivery

By Adam Davies, product marketing manager for Infinite Video, Service Provider Video Software and Solutions, Cisco By now it’s very clear that TV and entertainment viewing habits are changing. More people are accessing more content on more devices than ever before. Revenue from subscription OTT services is expected to almost double — to $50 billion […]

September 3, 2015

SP360: SERVICE PROVIDER

Cloud DVR transforms video services—for operators as much as their subscribers

A few years ago, the idea of cloud-based digital video recording (DVR) was an aspiration. Today, while the technology is still relatively new, it’s already seeing broad adoption in the market. In a recent webcast conducted with Parks Associates, attendees revealed the breadth of cloud-based services they were already using to catch up on TV […]

September 3, 2015

SP360: SERVICE PROVIDER

Point of View: Optimisation, Monetisation and Customer Privacy

Guest blog from Paul Jesemann, Cisco Solution Consultant, Mobile Architecture, APJ In June, a mobile operator in India was accused of spying on its customers by inserting a javascript in browsing sessions on its 3G network. The service provider admitted it was using a solution to help customers keep track of data usage, yet in […]

August 30, 2015

PERSPECTIVES

Amplify the Internet of Things in Smart and Connected Cities with Fog

When it comes to the Internet of Things (IoT), cities have enormous potential. A city needs to manage many different processes and priorities ranging from trash collection to traffic management, for hundreds of thousands to millions of people distributed over a large area. Many of these processes can be enhanced through the use of IoT. […]

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 […]

Business Benefits of Universal Intelligent Access Demonstrated at Cisco’s UK Showcase

Guest Blog written by Scott Morrison, Vice President SCTG – Small Cell Eng Enterprises have long recognised the benefits of wireless – to enable faster, more productive working processes and a more empowered, more flexible workforce. After all, it is the enterprise sector that pioneered Wi-Fi deployments, often working with service providers, and it represents a […]