Cisco and VECTOR To Bring Fast Innovation to the European Cable Access Market
Date of publication: 10.06.2015
COLOGNE, Germany, ANGA COM 2015, June 10, 2015 – Cisco and VECTOR today announced their collaborative efforts to bring cable operators future proof answers to current challenges of network evolution. Working together, the two companies will be able to offer operators a synergy of best-in-breed cable access technology from both companies including nodes, RF amplifiers and DOCSIS 3.1 Remote PHY (R-PHY) equipment. This is a direct response to the industry need for European-style products for optimized size and power consumption on the so-called compact form factor.
The companies have agreed to bring fast innovation to the cable access market by bringing VECTOR’s core cable equipment competencies together with Cisco’s cable transmission products. In the future, VECTOR and Cisco plan to work together to bring leading-edge joint solutions to meet their cable operator customers’ needs, including HFC DOCSIS 3.1 Remote-PHY equipment, among others solutions.
- Jacek Kajut, President, VECTOR Sp. z.o.o.
“We decided to go with Cisco because of two things: We strongly believe cable technology needs to evolve towards IP infrastructure in which Cisco is the leader. Secondly, we have full confidence saying this is a moment in time when our customers in Europe need real future-proof products, supporting a new world of converged Gigabit networks. Our relationship with Cisco simply makes it happen.”
- Brett Wingo, vice president and general manager, SP Infrastructure Group, Cisco
“Working with VECTOR will enable our customers who are transforming their HFC plant today for Gigabit services, to fully support DOCSIS 3.1 capabilities when activated in the near future. We are excited to work together to address the space and power consumption needs of our European customers.”
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VECTOR is a European company located in Poland, specialized in the design, integrating and manufacturing solutions for a rapidly developing telecommunications industry. The company offers advanced and dedicated systems for mobile and fixed networks.
Based on long-term experience, market and high-tech knowledge, its R&D team develops optimal, flexible solutions that enable network operators to provide multimedia services such as digital TV, Internet and telephony. More information about Vector, its products and services can be found at www.vector.net .
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