Tag Archives: service provider

The New Evolved Services Platform Gives You What You Want, When You Want It

You probably don’t think about how the content you want arrives on your devices. When you watch your favourite show or stream the music you need to get you through your commute, things like virtualization and orchestration of software platforms … Continue reading

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Canadian Mobile Data Usage on the Rise, Inspiring Innovation for Service Providers

It’s no secret that Canadians love their smartphones and mobile devices. Over the last five years, Canada’s mobile network has significantly evolved as smart phone adoption rates among Canadians have skyrocketed. In fact, Canada has the world’s fastest growth rate … Continue reading

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Canadian technology achievement worthy of Emmy recognition

…And the 2012 television Emmy Award goes to – the Scarborough, Ontario-based R&D team of Cisco Systems… It’s not the sort of honour you’d expect to see given to a group of engineers, especially a team based in Canada. But, … Continue reading

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How Cisco is helping shape the future of TV in Canada

Every year the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) is buzzing with innovative new technology that not only gives us a peek into what tomorrow holds, but what is possible today. So it’s fitting that Cisco choose CES to unveil Videoscape Unity, … Continue reading

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Cisco helps Eastlink harness cloud, gives customers anywhere access with Videoscape

With devices like smartphones and tablets it has never been easier to take our favourite music, applications and videos on the go. Mobility, powerful new devices and even social media are changing the way we consume content. As consumers we … Continue reading

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Q&A: What Canadians Want from Wi-Fi and Mobile

Last week I had the opportunity to meet with Stuart Taylor, from the Cisco Internet Business Solutions Group (IBSG), to discuss the results of the recent Cisco IBSG research on What Canadians Want from Wi-Fi and Mobile.  The study was … Continue reading

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Why many services working together is the key to cloud computing

By:  Jeffrey Maddox, Vice President, Systems Engineering, Service Provider, Cisco Canada Cloud computing encompasses three key attributes, which include: –          “On-demand,” which means that resources can be provisioned immediately when needed, released when no longer required, and billed only when … Continue reading

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Why the transition to flexible, cloud-based video services is inevitable

The consumer video and television landscape is in transition as Canadians are increasingly looking to the Internet to satisfy their programming needs. Big market players such as Apple and Google are just starting to weigh in and gain traction with … Continue reading

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Why Service Providers need to prepare for the ‘new normal’ and how they can do it

If you were following the release of Cisco’s Visual Networking Index (VNI) forecast earlier this month, you would know mobile traffic growth is set to explode over the next five years. And while the trend itself might not be surprising, … Continue reading

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What Cisco’s VNI forecast means for Canadian service providers

The release of this year’s Cisco Visual Networking Index (VNI) report has highlighted some jaw dropping statistics and predictions about the exploding growth of IP traffic, Internet video, mobile devices and broadband speeds. For example, the projected increase of global … Continue reading

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