Cisco provides HOT with DCM IP Video Gateway

Telecom Lead Middle East: Israeli service provider HOT
has selected Cisco to provide networked video technology to enable new video
services and applications.


Under the association, the Cisco Digital Content Manager
IP Video Gateway (DCMG) will be deployed by HOT to enable non-compressed and
JPEG2000 compressed video transport to a variety of customers.


“Our collaboration with Cisco and the introduction
of Cisco’s Digital Content Manager IP Video Gateway to our network provides HOT
with the ability to offer more advanced video services to our business
customers,” said Yanir Saraga, director of engineering, HOT.


Cisco DCMG is a compact Serial Digital Interface
(SDI) video gateway platform that can support full-quality delivery of multiple
video signals.


“IP is fast becoming the network of choice for video
contribution and distribution, and Cisco’s expertise uniquely positions us to assist
HOT in offering broadcasters more choices for optimal video transmission
anytime, anywhere,” said Paolo Campoli, CTO and head of service provider
architectures, Europe, Middle East, Africa and Russia, Cisco.


HOT has deployed the Cisco DCMG solution to help its
business adapt to the rapid growth of HD video. Till date, HOT has deployed the
Cisco solution at over 30 locations with both point-to-point and
point-to-multi-point architectures in a redundant and in a non-redundant


HOT Business Service is an end-to-end Internet Protocol
(IP) network designed to deliver business critical technologies to broadcasters
and studios, as the demand for content accelerates and high definition (HD)
video becomes more widely adopted.


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