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Cisco ACI Case Study: Globosat

Brazilian pay TV leader prepares for the cloud with Cisco ACI

Globosat is Brazil's market leader in subscription TV programming, with roughly 50 million subscribers and more than 18 million daily viewers. The company uses Cisco ACI to unify networks, solve bottlenecks, and deliver top-notch experiences to its customers.

Summary

Challenges

  • Implement a simplified, extensible network infrastructure
  • Relieve technology bottlenecks
  • Improve tenant segmentation and application protection
  • Build foundation for 4K, 5K, and 8K programming
  • Create standardized framework and policies to manage operations, secure and share applications, deliver content
  • Unify and transform all of Grupo Globo's subsidiaries

Results

  • Established network foundation for cloud and business integration
  • Improved infrastructure consistency, integration, and security
  • Created a multitenant environment for its internal teams
  • Eliminated bottlenecks and improved security
  • Added ability to quickly create endpoint groups, rules, and policies
  • Provided visibility to all connections and dependencies

What they're saying

"We want one network for all of our links, including branch offices, the disaster recovery facility, and the public cloud. Cisco ACI is perfect because it is simple, it is scalable, and we can control everything with policies."

Leandro Jardim, Network Coordinator, Globosat

Who is Globosat?

Industry: Media and Entertainment

Location: Germany

Size: 3,000 employees

Website: www.globosat.com