Evergent, Cisco Team on OTT Video

Evergent Technologies and Cisco (NASDAQ:CSCO) are teaming up on an end-to-end cloud-based solution for the delivery and monetization of ...

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Cisco selling video business unit

Evergent Technologies and Cisco (NASDAQ:CSCO) are teaming up on an end-to-end cloud-based solution for the delivery and monetization of over-the-top (OTT) video services for operators and broadcasters.

The collaboration combines Evergent's cloud-based Subscriber Management solution and Cisco's Infinite Video technology. The companies are demonstrating the joint solution at IBC in Amsterdam.

"Evergent's carrier grade, cloud-based Subscriber Management system provides extensive functionality and a rich set of APIs that enable fast deployment of OTT services," said Rajeev Raman, senior director, Service Provider Video Software, Cisco. "Evergent works with the world's largest carriers and broadcasters and brings deep domain experience to the table."

"OTT video is rapidly becoming a strategic imperative for mobile carriers, broadband providers, cable operators, broadcasters, and content owners," said Vijay Sajja, Evergent CEO. "Companies around the world are eager to quickly launch OTT services and looking for an end-to-end solution that is easy to deploy, monetize, manage and scale."

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