service providers

November 10, 2014

SP360: SERVICE PROVIDER

Developing Products and Solutions in the 21st Century

On November 3rd, 2014 at the Software Defined Network-Multiprotocol label Switching SDN-MPLS (Software Defined Networking-Multiprotocol Label Switching) Conference in Washington D.C: I moderated a stellar panel titled, “Developing Products...

Join Us at BBWF 2014

Written by Greg Nehib, Cisco Senior Product Marketing Manager  Network functions virtualization (NFV) and Software Defined Networking (SDN) will get a lot of interest this year at BBWF 2014 Broadband World Forum 2014 as carriers seek to make networks more agile and efficient. In talking to both service providers and large enterprises, it’s clear that […]

September 29, 2014

DATA CENTER

The Role of Connectivity in Powering the Intercloud: Equinix

Today’s announcement expands the reach of the Intercloud by 250 additional data centers in 50 countries, and advances Cisco’s OpenStack based cloud strategy to address customer requirements for a globally distributed, highly secure cloud platform capable of meeting the robust demands of the Internet of Everything.  Cisco’s open approach to the Intercloud is designed for […]

September 24, 2014

SP360: SERVICE PROVIDER

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’ […]

September 23, 2014

SP360: SERVICE PROVIDER

Service Provider Transformation through Innovation

No doubt, these are exciting times for service providers.  With the massive transformations that are happening nowadays in the industry and marketplace, being at the center of it all presents a huge opportunity. Well, this is exactly where service providers find themselves today: at the center of how enterprise businesses and consumers can transform through […]

September 23, 2014

SP360: SERVICE PROVIDER

The Shift to Content Delivery Networks (CDNs) Supports More and Better Customer Video Experiences

The Internet has emerged as one of the most powerful ways for businesses and consumers to communicate and learn. Its global reach, accessibility and speed have opened doors to areas of knowledge that in the past were available only to a privileged few. With the emergence of popular video-streaming services that deliver Internet video to […]

September 22, 2014

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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 […]

September 15, 2014

SP360: SERVICE PROVIDER

Smart Cities Are a $7.5 Billion Annual Opportunity for Technology Providers

Cities around the globe are beginning to build out new digital services such as smart lighting, traffic, waste management and data analytics to reduce costs, tap new sources of revenue, create new innovation business districts and improve the overall quality of urban life. The previous blog (“How to Make Money from Smart Cities”) identified the […]

September 12, 2014

SP360: SERVICE PROVIDER

Cloud first + RDK + Application framework = Service velocity

By Paul Claussen, Director, Product Management, Cloud Applications, Cisco Service Provider Video Software and Solutions If there’s one constant, in the need to compete more effectively against the growing roster of over-the-top (OTT) video providers, it is the need to move services and products to the consumer marketplace more quickly. Think about it: Every provider […]