Video On Demand
Catch the Customer Experience (CX) Cisco Live Replays!
Alistair Wildman takes one final look back at Cisco Live 2023. Review the event replays, customer heroes, and more.
Cisco Virtualized Video Processing makes it easy to whip up a full menu of multiscreen services
What if cooking worked like video processing? By that I mean, what if every dish you made required separate, dedicated tools and processes just for that dish? So if you’re making a main course for a dinner party, you break out your Main Course knives and kitchen utensils, your Main Course pots and pans, and […]
IP Traffic Will Need a Fast Lane for Video in 2018
Over the past two decades, Internet Protocol (IP) traffic has been on the rise and is anticipated to continue along a similar trajectory over the next five years. The increasing number of fixed and wireless devices and M2M nodes that are connecting to global IP networks is one of the primary contributors to global IP […]
Policy and Resource Management – The Traffic Police of Video Services
Operators like to provide their subscribers plenty of services. It’s how they win loyalty and differentiate themselves from the competition. They want to offer HD channels and Video on Demand (VOD), they want to optimize delivery by means of Switched Digital Video (SDV) and Adaptive Bitrate (ABR), and of course they want to ensure that […]
Milestones in Cisco Content Delivery Networks (CDN) Deployments
The Cisco Visual Networking Index (VNI) confirms much of what we already know: Service providers will need to carry more video traffic to more devices delivered as unique on-demand streams. All at the time and place of the end-user’s choosing. But the sheer scale of this demand makes interesting reading. The Cisco VNI projects that […]
Behind the Scenes of Cloud DVR
In the three months that passed between this year’s Cable Show, in Washington, D.C., and this week’s IBC conference, in Amsterdam, one thing is certain: Cloud DVR. It’s on. Comcast started the buzz, with its X2 platform. Ever since, we’ve seen a surge of interest in cloud DVR from service providers around the globe. Directionally, […]
Streaming Is Going Mainstream: The Upward Arc of Online Video, Driven By Consumers
Only a short time ago, consumers had limited choices for accessing professional video content. Today, a smorgasbord of options continues to multiply—from premium cable and DVDs, to online choices such as Apple, Netflix, and Hulu. Hardware options are equally dizzying, as traditional TV gives way to PCs, smartphones, and tablets. As portable devices meet the […]