Virtualizing the Gateway – How CSPs are revolutionizing the network edge

In the Great SDN Expectations blog, the first in a series discussing the technologies of the future service network, we introduced the basic constructs of what Software Defined Networks mean to the platforms at the heart of the Communication Service Provider (CSP) network today. SDN itself represents a deconstructed view of current switching and routing … Continue reading “Virtualizing the Gateway – How CSPs are revolutionizing the network edge”

2015: A Year of Innovation and Improvement

Isn’t it incredible how quickly time seems to pass us by? With each passing year, the excitement circulating within the broadband industry seems to grow exponentially. This excitement has a wonderful way of invigorating change and inspiring the many different players within the communications space: from telco and cable providers, to leading industry organizations, to … Continue reading “2015: A Year of Innovation and Improvement”

BBWF 2015: Meeting Changing Behaviours with Innovative Technology

Buyer behaviors are constantly changing, and there is no doubt that the broadband world is molding itself to meet the demands of the smart customers that we have all become. And because of the new way consumers make everyday buying decisions, as one opportunity dies for the industry, a new opportunity surfaces. This year’s Broadband … Continue reading “BBWF 2015: Meeting Changing Behaviours with Innovative Technology”

5 reasons why you should adopt NFV for your CPEs

Communication service providers around the world are about to embark on an epic journey. A journey which has the potential to be a major game changer for hardware and software vendors alike. The simple concept of decoupling software from hardware, referred to as network functions virtualization (NFV), promises to improve an operator’s ability to differentiate … Continue reading “5 reasons why you should adopt NFV for your CPEs”

By Pete Koat on September 15, 2015

vCPE: The Turbo Button for Your Legacy Gateways

In my last blog, we explored the advantages of virtualizing network and gateway functions to reduce CAPEX and OPEX using virtual customer premises equipment (vCPE). But this raised a new question: Should service providers virtualize the entire network and gateway, or is it better to adopt a hybrid approach? Additionally, how long should you wait … Continue reading “vCPE: The Turbo Button for Your Legacy Gateways”

Will NFV be the Hero We Need?

As the industry focuses on improving service offerings for today’s discerning customers, service providers have been turning to the industry community to offer technological solutions that address the problem of shrinking ARPU and increasing OPEX and CAPEX demands.

Recap: Incognito Community Exchange 2015

This week, we held the fifth edition of our user conference, Incognito Community Exchange (ICE) in Las Vegas. ICE is where we showcase what we’re doing at Incognito to help our customers succeed with their operations. ICE is where we get industry leaders together to share their wealth of expertise. ICE is where we help … Continue reading “Recap: Incognito Community Exchange 2015”

The 4 Major Drivers for Investment in NFV

Communication Service Providers (CSPs) have been driving the industry to develop agile solutions that abstract physical hardware from their solution platforms. With this technology, they hope to commoditize service functions to increase service agility and reduce the capital required to achieve better and more efficient service.