Cisco Introduces the Cloud-Native Broadband Router

Cisco introduced its cloud-native CCAP, which was demonstrated at SCTE 2017. The new solution, named cnBR is not an iteration of the cBR-8, Cisco’s current hardware based CCAP, nor is the cBR-8 software ported to virtual machines. Rather, it is a completely new solution, built from the ground up as microservices-based architecture, where functions More...

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By Liliane Offredo-Zreik On Thursday, May 24th, 2018
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Challenges and Opportunities of DAA for MSOs

The Distributed Access Architecture (DAA) was developed to modernize the cable headend and to enable operators to meet the exponential growing demand for bandwidth. Although there are a few configuration options More...

By Liliane Offredo-Zreik On Monday, March 26th, 2018
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SD-WAN and UCaaS, A Dynamic Duo

Unified Communications as a Service (UCaaS) enables the cloud-based delivery of enterprise communication services that include telephony, video conferencing, messaging, presence, and online meetings. UCaaS provides More...

By Liliane Offredo-Zreik On Tuesday, March 6th, 2018
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Is SD-WAN always the right answer?

SD-WAN, a Software Defined Networking technology that introduces software programmability to enterprise communications, is gathering significant momentum in the marketplace. Its benefits are many; here are just More...

By Liliane Offredo-Zreik On Monday, February 19th, 2018
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Comcast Establishing a Beachhead with SD-WAN

Comcast launches SD-WAN service and finds strong momentum and better than expected willingness to walk away from MPLS Despite all the hype around SD-WAN, there is true momentum building up in the enterprise market More...

By Liliane Offredo-Zreik On Thursday, February 15th, 2018
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vCCAP: Harbinger of the Future

Virtualized CCAP solutions start to gain market traction Harmonic’s recent announcement of the deployment of its CableOS solution by Com Hem, a major Swedish cable operator in northern Europe, highlights a significant More...

By Karen Grenier On Thursday, November 19th, 2015
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Innovation Drives Evolution: Video Is No Exception

Analog over the air, on-demand and OTT experience are pushing vendors to evolve video technology and develop more sophisticated and viable business models The first successfully demonstrated simple electronic television More...

By Meghna Zutshi On Monday, November 9th, 2015
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1Mainstream Acquisition Will Drive Cisco’s Infinite Video Roadmap

Cisco Systems has announced its intent to buy OTT cloud streaming service provider 1Mainstream to deliver improved cloud-based and live-streaming services The San Jose-based startup 1Mainstream was formed in 2012 More...