Cisco Videoscape Distribution Suite Service Manager (VDS-SM) is the reporting and analytics arm of the Videoscape Distribution Suite (VDS) products. It provides CDN Insights by ingesting logs from VDS IS product that represents the CDN delivery infrastructure. The product strategy envisions supporting other VDS products like VDS TV, VDS OS, VDS TC, VDS OE and VDS SB.
VDS-SM is useful to service provider internal customers, network engineering, operations teams, and content providers. It can deliver real-time configuration, management, analytics and monitoring, business policy enforcement, and other critical network intelligence behind Cisco Videoscape Distribution Suite and other third-party CDNs.
VDS-SM contains two functionality categories, each providing real-time diagnostics:
Strategic advantages that VDS Service Manager can bring to customer operations include: