Insights from Darren McKinney
What do DAA, Network Slicing, Scaling Optical Networks, Edge Cloud, and SD-WAN Automation have in common…?
Learn about all that Ciena has planned for the upcoming SCTE Cable-Tec Expo 2020 Virtual Experience and the forward-looking topics that will be discussed.
Cable’s Fiber Outlook Survey – 87% Plan Aggregation in Outside Plant
As part of the annual “Cable’s Fiber Outlook Survey Report”, Heavy Reading surveyed over 200 respondents to get insights on Distributed Access Architecture (DAA) and the Converged Interconnect Network (CIN). Learn more about the strategies
Gearing-up Cable MSOs for the move up-market
U.S. MSOs were experiencing double-digit business services growth; however, did you know that growth has slowed in recent years? Ciena’s Darren McKinney explains where MSOs are focusing now to generate business services growth.
SCTE Expo 2019 – the importance and opportunities of latency, PNM and 5G
At the SCTE Cable-Tec Expo this year there were a few aspects of moving to 10G that stood out: the importance of low latency, the need for more proactive network maintenance (PNM), and the 5G ‘opportunities’ for MSOs.
Top 5 Takeaways from Light Reading’s CNG 2019 Conference
Did the ‘bomb cyclone’ winter blizzard last week in Denver keep you from attending the annual Light Reading Cable Next-Gen (CNG) conference? If so – you are not alone. Ciena’s Darren McKinney was at #CNG2019 – and can sum it up with: 10G,
What’s Next for Cable Business Services?
For cable operators, business services have been a key growth engine for years. Ciena’s Darren McKinney explains how cable MSOs may need to offer or enhance SLAs as they move up-market, and how Carrier Ethernet has helped fuel that growth.
DAA takes center stage at SCTE Cable-Tec 2018
Did you miss SCTE Cable-Tec Expo? Were you running from meeting to meeting and missing sessions? Ciena’s Darren McKinney has you covered – he explains how Distributed Access Architecture (DAA) dominated the show, but also what topics you need to