As network and device requirements become more complicated, we cannot continue to build video services the way we did in the past. Instead virtualization, using shared processing and memory capability with orchestration, will enable operators to manage capacity more efficiently and make it easier to launch new services and applications. That is the view of Yvette Kanouff, Senior VP for Service Provider Video Software & Solutions at Cisco, who believes we will see all headend functions virtualized over the next few years. The biggest benefit for Pay TV will be agility.
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