Cisco Videoscape Distribution Suite for Internet Streaming (VDS-IS) meets all of these requirements, and augments core CDN capabilities with advanced service routing and content streaming intelligence. Cisco can help service providers take full advantage of CDN technology to reduce costs, deliver amazing multi-screen experiences, and capitalize on the cloud revolution.
Cisco Videoscape Distribution Suite for Internet Streaming (VDS-IS) is an integrated system with a network based architecture that transcends existing streaming solutions. It allows service providers to extend their video managed content to their customers' IP-enabled devices such as PCs, tablets, game consoles, and Wi-Fi connected mobile phones by using sophisticated service routing and content distribution intelligence.
Cisco VDS-IS software is installed on Cisco Content Delivery Engine (CDE) appliances as well as Cisco high performance Unified Computing System (Cisco UCS) servers and blades, providing a flexible and cost-effective solution to service providers who plan to build content delivery networks.
Pre-defined content ingest
Digital assets such as long- and short-form video can be acquired from a variety of sources using different protocols, and placed in resilient storage. This capability allows operators to honor content agreements and provide a wide variety of content to subscribers.
On-demand content ingest
Reduces operational complexity of ingest and delivery. Operators can offer long-tailed content, which is ingested based on content demand without knowing its popularity in advance.
Live stream splitting
A single stream entering the Cisco VDS network can be efficiently split to serve multiple subscribers, allowing operators to offer live streaming in a manner that scales.
HTTP download and progressive download.
It supports serving of long- and short-form content and offering services such as download-to-own.
Real Time Streaming Protocol (RTSP), Real-time Transport Protocol (RTP), and Multimedia Message Service (MMS) over HTTPProduct Highlights
It allows streaming of video to commonly deployed PC clients such as Microsoft Windows Media and Apple QuickTime.
- Delivers a variety of next-generation, multiscreen, value-added video entertainment services
- Supports a hierarchical deployment model that allows service providers to scale their offerings to millions of subscribers
- Supports multiple streaming protocols and file transfer protocols, allowing service providers to converge on a single multipurpose infrastructure for distribution and delivery of rich media
- Simplifies operations and reduces OpEx through the use of sophisticated management software
- Provides a flexible platform with application-layer intelligence that can serve as the basis for both existing and future service offerings
- Offers an attractive economic scaling model for capacity that allows service providers to scale their offerings to meet the rapidly growing demand for video content