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Cisco Services for IPTV

Deploy end-to-end IPTV solutions and stay competitive in a changing marketplace. Cisco and its partners provide comprehensive service offerings to help plan, design, implement, and operate the solution.

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Cisco Services for IPTV design and deploy flexible, end-to-end IPTV solutions that are ready to evolve and help you stay competitive in a changing marketplace. These services integrate your video subsystems, IP transport network, and operations support systems to create a comprehensive offering that is aligned with your business and technical requirements, system architecture, and project plans.

Using the Cisco Lifecycle Services approach, Cisco and its partners provide comprehensive service offerings to help plan, design, implement, and operate the solution.

Prepare Services

Video Readiness Assessment

Systematically assess and benchmark the IP network to identify gaps between your existing infrastructure and your IPTV requirements.

Operational Assessment

Identify gaps early in the video launch process with a systematic operation review of the business processes related to customer acquisition, order fulfillment, service assurance, retention, and nonpay disconnect.

Signal Survey

Determine whether the location of your proposed antenna farm will provide the best possible reception for video service delivery before implementation. The survey includes a detailed signal and interference report.

Site Survey

Determine the suitability of the proposed headend building and identify required facility modifications. The report includes a detailed floor plan, power, heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) requirements.

Planning, Design, and Implementation Services

Solution Requirements Workshop

This joint activity led by Cisco systematically collects end-to-end solutions requirements and reconciles the information across multiple stakeholders. The deliverable is a completed solutions requirements document (SRD).

Planning and Design Workshop

In a step-by-step process, Cisco Services designs the network using the SRD and other information such as system architecture and topology, availability and security requirements, the current network environment, and the site survey. The deliverable is a high-level design document.

Proof of Concept

Cost-effectively assess a proposed architecture with specific subsystems and product choices in the flexible, controlled environment of Cisco Labs.

Integration Services

Take advantage of the IPTV methodologies of Cisco and Scientific Atlanta with proven processes and industry practices to effectively integrate IPTV systems.

Operate and Optimize Services

Video Quality Monitoring

Monitor video streams and quickly identify and resolve problems with video quality or the end-to-end IP network.

SP Base

Designed specifically for service providers, Cisco SP Base Support complements your internal resources with the expertise you need to maintain network availability. This service can reduce risks for systems running mission-critical applications.

Software Application Support

Enhance the performance of Cisco application software to protect technology investments and keep business productivity high.

Video Highlights

Number 1 Vendor for IPTV Solutions

Current Analysis compared the main IPTV equipment vendors based on six criteria from

major carriers. Cisco got the highest score overall.

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View Report (PDF - 223 KB)

Featured Content

Cisco Wins 2008 IPTV World Series Award

IPTV World Forum gave Cisco IP NGN its 2008 World Series Award forbest IPTV

distribution, transport, and delivery solution.

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