The stars have aligned. It’s 2018 and automation is the word on everyone’s lips.
This isn't the first, the second, the third, but actually, Sandvine's fourth blog post on Super Bowl streaming. Each time I've written it, we've looked a the same types of data, and in the six years since we first published our post, I can tell you that not much has changed in how people use the Internet on Super Bowl Sunday.
The telco world has been good all year. We’ve behaved, more or less. We only have one ask, and that is to get to a standard based NFV environment, such that all vendors can contribute and we can finally get the cost savings and flexibility we were promised. As such, can we please have a MANO stack that follows the ETSI NFV spec.
In an industry - and possibly world - first, Sandvine has demonstrated the use of a portion of the actual SOL-002 protocol as defined by ETSI NFV.
We are so jaded by new, over-hyped "opportunities" that we sometimes don't recognize when new ideas do begin to work. The monetization of subscriber data is one area where providers are starting to get traction.
Since our report on the “fully-loaded” Kodi ecosystem, we have been digging deeper into research types of video piracy, and today we released a new report on an emergent form of subscription television piracy that aims to replicate the live television experience offered by cable and satellite providers for approximately $10 USD a month.
Topics: Internet phenomena
I wanted to share some thoughts on the just closed combination of Procera and Sandvine, and provide you with what we are going to be doing going forward. Below is content from a document that we are sharing on our Deal Update Page
The Mirai Botnet attacks in late 2016 gave us a real world view into the massive threat posed by the proliferation of unsecure IoT devices. Over the course of several attacks, hundreds of thousands of IoT devices were high-jacked to silence a popular Internet security website, take millions of Internet users offline by flooding DYN DNS servers, and to...