Harmonic announced integration of Google Cloud Marketplace in its CableOS Cloud-Native Core Platform.
The integration of Google Cloud Marketplace provides operators using the CableOS Platform with quick access to Google Cloud Marketplace applications, allowing them to deploy new revenue-generating services with ease.
Using CableOS as a common platform to deploy applications from Google Cloud Marketplace, service providers now have the ability to launch broadband offerings with greater velocity, increased efficiency and reduced cost.
As an edge cloud solution with a multi-access foundation, the CableOS Platform supports infrastructure applications such as vCMTS, vPON and vBNG. Integrating Google Cloud Marketplace in the CableOS Platform provides operators with an agile path to deploy virtual network infrastructure applications to speed up the launch of new mobile and wireless services. Google Cloud Marketplace also brings a broad range of subscriber services applications to the platform, including security, user experience improvements and WiFi management.
“We’re excited to embark on this journey with Harmonic and bring the benefits of cloud and edge technologies to the broadband industry,” said Kip Schauer, Global Head of Media & Entertainment, Gaming Partnerships, Google Cloud. “Integrating Google Cloud Marketplace in the Harmonic CableOS Platform empowers cable operators to realise greater efficiencies and provide an outstanding quality of service to consumers.”
“Our partnership with Google Cloud is a significant milestone that has the potential to increase service revenues for our customers, while ensuring guaranteed interoperability and streamlined management of available resources,” said Nimrod Ben-Natan, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Cable Access Business at Harmonic. “This collaboration demonstrates Harmonic’s innovation and leadership in transforming broadband to meet the unprecedented demand for reliable, high-speed connectivity.”
Harmonic’s CableOS Platform powers more than three million cable modems for over 60 cable operators worldwide, including the largest operators in North America and Europe, and leading service providers in Latin America and Asia.