Cisco Offers 'Video-Optimized' Transport

Comprehensive solution is designed to meet next-generation needs

December 7, 2010

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SAN JOSE, Calif. -- Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) today announced a significant step in its solutions for the broadcast industry: the Cisco Internet Protocol Next-Generation Network (IP NGN) Video Optimized Transport. This Cisco solution helps enable service providers and broadcasters to deliver next-generation IP video experiences, such as 3-D TV, on a converged IP NGN architecture while delivering unparalleled customer experience, operational simplicity and savings.

Overview

Video traffic is projected to grow more than 500 percent to almost half a zettabyte over the next five years. This represents more than half of all IP traffic and by 2014 will generate an estimated $250 billion in revenue. (Cisco Visual Networking Index Forecast, 2009-2014).

The challenge for today's Carrier Ethernet networks is to carry diverse video formats to a wide variety of endpoints with a uniformly high quality of experience. The Cisco IP NGN Video Optimized Transport solution helps broadcasters and service providers build networks that deliver high-quality video for next-generation distribution is much more common (for example, from stadium to studio), primary distribution (studio to service provider) and secondary distribution (service provider to customer).

Cisco Systems Inc. (Nasdaq: CSCO)

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