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17 January 2018
etc Venues Bishopsgate
Europe/London timezone

Positioning Sky Core network for massive VOD growth

17 Jan 2018, 10:00
30m
Broadgate 1 & 2 (etc Venues Bishopsgate)

Broadgate 1 & 2

etc Venues Bishopsgate

155 Bishopsgate Liverpool Street London EC2M 3YD
Main Session

Speaker

Mr Tim Rossiter (Sky Networks)

Description

Sky Broadband is at the leading edge in deploying new network implementations and router products to handle huge growth in broadband traffic and subscriber numbers. This presentation describes network growth and evolution through four generations of router technology as subscriber numbers have grown to 6 million and total traffic from 40 Gbit/s to 8000 Gbit/s. It describes the multiple hardware and architectural solutions used, transition process and experience gained. Topics include: • Early deployment of Cisco NCS5516 routers to provide an order of magnitude increase in routing capacity. • Extensive programme to bring CDN on-net and to localise where possible in order to minimise peering and transmission costs. • Adoption of latest 100G optical transmission and interface standards to maximise fibre efficiency and reduce cost. • Planning and Forecasting Process • Rollout of Ipv6 to all subscribers to position Sky network for future growth

Summary

Sky Broadband is at the leading edge in deploying new network implementations and router products to handle huge growth in broadband traffic and subscriber numbers.

This presentation describes network growth and evolution through four generations of router technology as subscriber numbers have grown to 6 million and total traffic from 40 Gbit/s to 8000 Gbit/s. It describes the multiple hardware and architectural solutions used, transition process and experience gained.

May we publish the slides on our website? Yes
Talk Duration 30 minutes
May we webcast & record the talk? Yes

Primary author

Mr Tim Rossiter (Sky Networks)

Presentation Materials

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