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Cisco at Mobile World Congress 2018

February 26 - March 1 • Hall 3 Stand 3E30 • Barcelona

Cisco at Mobile World Congress 2018

Cisco at Mobile World Congress 2018

To hear a recap of our activity at Mobile World Congress, join us for our Cisco Knowledge Network overview on April 17. Register here.

We had a great Mobile World Congress 2018 showcasing our industry-leading innovations in 5G, automation, and intent-based infrastructure is making transformation simple. These include:

  • Deliver infrastructure agility: Simplify, automate, and virtualize infrastructure to accelerate service creation.
  • Improve profitability: Use new operating models built on world-class SaaS with operational and business analytics.
  • Enjoy uncompromising security: Protect your content, service, and business with cybersecurity and content protection.
  • Transform your business by delivering speed, efficiency, and profitable growth.

Cisco SP Solutions Demonstrations at MWC 2018

Here are highlights of just some of the demonstrations we showed to our customers at MWC 2018: 

  1. Cisco Automation for Outcome-Based Networks
  2. Cisco solutions simplify how Service Providers can efficiently create, monitor, evaluate, and secure multi-vendor networks, along with predictive capabilities that enable the network to act early – ensuring that your network stays ahead of issues, instead of just reacting to them. Learn about full lifecycle integration support that can help translate it into increased competitiveness. Learn more

  3. Cisco Crosswork Network Automation
  4. Cisco solutions simplify how Service Providers can efficiently create, monitor, evaluate, and secure multi-vendor networks, along with predictive capabilities that enable the network to act early – ensuring that your network stays ahead of issues, instead of just reacting to them. Learn about full lifecycle integration support that can help translate it into increased competitiveness. Learn more

  5. Intent-Based Infrastructure for Mass Scale
  6. With Cisco’s Intent-Based Infrastructure, Service Providers can program network management, control and data planes to their specific needs, and handle everything at once with one-touch control. We showed demonstrations of foundational innovative network services such as low latency, network slicing, segment routing, multi-dimensional programmability that gives SPs an open infrastructure purpose-built to shatter siloes and blaze the trail to everything that comes next. Learn more

  7. Cisco 5G Now: Automated. Intelligent. Simple.
  8. High-level overview of Cisco’s vision for 5G, from the Multi-Cloud to the Client, which includes: a Converged Core, Services Automation, and network innovations like Network Slicing, Virtual Scaling, and Edge Distribution. Learn more

  9. Deliver 5G-Scale Transport with Cisco Mobile xHaul
  10. See our 5G-ready automated fronthaul & backhaul infrastructure solutions with SRv6, service chaining, network slicing, and new hardware solutions. Learn more

  11. Secure your Mobile, Data, and Video Networks
  12. Cisco can help SPs transform their business by reducing network risks, differentiating services, and growing the subscriber base, resulting in new revenue streams with greater security effectiveness to protect SPs’ mobile networks, data centers, and video infrastructure from cyber attacks. Learn more

  13. Deliver Cloud-based Managed Security
  14. We demonstrated cloud-based managed security solutions from Cisco that enable Service Providers to increase customer security, develop new revenue streams, and more efficiently manage multiple customer environments without added hardware or complexity. Learn more

  15. Accelerate Success with Cisco Services
  16. Learn about Cisco Services for SPs including Advisory services, Risk Assessment readiness & implementation services that help to accelerate SP deployments. Learn more

  17. Evolve the Mobile Core
  18. See live demonstration of Cisco Ultra Services Platform, Cisco’s mobile network virtualization solution, delivering resiliency, latency & capacity requirements for high bandwidth uses cases over network slices. Also see innovative 5G Fixed-Wireless convergence functions that enhance business and residential services through improved resiliency, greater bandwidth and more access choices. Learn more

  19. Innovate at the Mobile Edge
  20. Cisco’s Multi-Access Edge Compute solutions that can deliver low latency services at the edge with and lower radio costs. Learn more

  21. Optimize Customer-Centric Networks with SONFlex
  22. Mobile Operators can use Cisco SON to quickly and easily incorporate their knowledge together with capabilities specifically oriented to their deployment providing a customize cSON functionality. Learn more

  23. Grow Revenues with Secure, Low Cost Managed Services
  24. SPs can offer intent-based branch networking services via Cisco Virtual Managed Services platform. This improves applications experience, savings in WAN operations and advanced cyber-security threat protection while making it easy to deploy and manage, and for enterprise customers to buy and control. Highlighted use cases include, SD-WAN, virtual branch and managed third party networking, as well as Meraki Cloud Managed IT Services that highlight our broad range of supported services needed by SMBs, enterprises in their branches, and public sector organizations in their communities. Learn more

  25. Realize the Future of Work
  26. Cisco puts our leading global service providers at the center of our strategy for our mutual enterprise customers. As we bring Cisco Spark SaaS solutions to market, we team to jointly innovate and share business outcomes. We’ll show a remote expert at work using Spark Augmented Reality SDK and stimulate possibilities for enhanced collaboration using Virtual Reality technology. Learn more

  27. Grow Revenues with Video: Monetize Mobile Video
  28. Rating or Special Billing; Smart Data Caps, Content Quality; Prioritized Video Traffic. Learn more

  29. Grow Revenues with IoT: Drive Digital Transformation
  30. Learn how Cisco’s horizontal IoT platforms provide a comprehensive foundation to help Service Providers IoT services across vertical Markets. We’ll demonstrate integrated solution based on Cisco Ultra Services Platform, Jasper Control Center, and Cisco Kinetic for Cities that can unlock for SPs the keys to success in the exploding emerging markets for low-powered networks such as NB-IoT and LTE-M. Learn more

  31. Cisco Meraki
  32. Learn about the broad range of Meraki OPEX-reducing cloud managed IT services for the enterprise, with Zero touch deployment, Ongoing management including firmware management and troubleshooting, Visibility, Open APIs. Learn more

  33. MWC18 Display NOC
  34. Cisco once again augmented and powered the WAN and Wi-Fi networks used by the expected 100,000+ attendees and 2,300+ exhibitors in the Fira Gran Via at MWC18. We hosted a “display NOC” at the Cisco exhibit stand to show insightful real-time network analytics from this massive network.

NAB-2018

Join Cisco at NAB 2018

Visit us at booth SU8502CM t0 find out how we are partnering with service providers, media providers, and broadcasters to help transform entertainment with Cisco solutions.

 

Customer Reception

Join us. Network with Cisco executives and enjoy food, cocktails, and golf. This year’s event will be on Monday, April 9 from 6pm to 8:30pm at Top Golf at the MGM Grand. Contact your account manager to RSVP. 

 

Executive Media Summit

Cisco and Intel are sponsoring this premier “pre-exhibition” event in Las Vegas. Dave Ward will be featured as one of the panelists and will be joined by key figures across the Media and Broadcast industry. 

Register today to attend.
The Business of Media Technology
The Wynn Hotel
Sunday, April 8, 1p-5p
Registration: http://devoncroftsummit.com  
Cisco Code: CISINT2018

 

Connected Media|IP Presentations

Cisco is participating in three speaking sessions in the CM|IP Theater LVCC South Hall SU13205CM. Join one of our session to learn more about our media solutions.

The Broadcaster Threat Landscape
Monday, April 9, 12-1pm,
Speaker: Edmund Brumaghin - Threat researcher, Talos Business Unit, Cisco Systems

 

The IP Transition
Tuesday, April 10, 11-12pm
Host: Bryan Bedford-Industry Lead, Partner Digital Transformation & Industries Team, Cisco Systems
Speakers: Robert Erickson - Advanced Technology Director for Grass Valley, a Belden Brand;
Erling Hedkvist - Senior Vice President and Business Development Manager at Lawo;
Gene Arantowicz - Solution Engineering Manager and Media Practice Lead, Worldwide Technologies (WWT)

 

The Fate of Bespoke Machinery
Wednesday, April 11, 11-12pm
Host: Bryan Bedford-Industry Lead, Partner Digital Transformation & Industries Team, Cisco Systems
Speakers: Rahul Parameswaran - Technical Marketing Engineering, Data Center Networking Business Unit at Cisco Systems;
Dave Desroches – Technical Solutions Architect, Cisco;
George Santa - Senior Vice President, Presidio;
Rajesh Gadiyar – CTO, Network Platforms Group, Intel;
Chris Nelson — VP, Solutions, Swiftstack

 

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Meet with Cisco

Contact your account team to schedule meetings with Cisco executives and solution experts.