Nokia is a global leader in the technologies that connect people and things. Powered by the innovation of Bell Labs and Nokia Technologies, the company is at the forefront of creating and licensing the technologies that are increasingly at the heart of our connected lives.
With state-of-the-art software, hardware and services for any type of network, Nokia is uniquely positioned to help communication service providers, governments, and large enterprises deliver on the promise of 5G, the Cloud and the Internet of Things.
Nokia offers a cloud DVR solution that allows service providers deliver live TV, time-shifted TV and video on demand services to multiple devices (including set-top box, PCs, tablets and smartphones).
The Nokia Cloud DVR solution incorporates a scalable, resilient and efficient storage architecture based on Erasure Coded and Replicated Ceph. This implementation of Ceph is highly optimized for video workloads and includes the Intel ISA-L library for accelerating erasure code performance on Intel architecture based systems.
Cloud DVR represents the next phase of the DVR evolution and a significant business opportunity for service providers. This paper examines the chief financial and business benefits of launching a Cloud DVR service. It describes how Telefónica accelerated its subscriber acquisition rate and enabled the introduction of innovative new services with its Cloud DVR strategy.