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Emerging Technology Analysis: Cloud-Based Solutions Change Video Delivery for CSPs and MSOs Globally

Published: 24 April 2015

ID: G00275213

Analyst(s): Akshay K. Sharma


To escape the commoditization of traditional services, communications service providers and cable multiple service operators are exploring cloud-based solutions. These offer customers a better video experience and reduce capital expenditure on newer roaming and timeshifting multiscreen services.

Table Of Contents


  • Technology Description
    • Software-Defined Video Provides a New Way of Engaging Customers Using Innovative Services
    • Technology Adoption
    • The Market Size
    • Factors Inhibiting Adoption
  • Technology Impacts
    • The Vendor Landscape Converges With the SDV Concept
    • SDN, NFV and CDN Convergence
    • DevOps Models for IT and Network Operations Convergence Realize the Full Benefits of Network Virtualization
    • Action for the Next Six Months
    • Action for the Next Eighteen Months
  • References

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