Broadband Briefs for 01/27/09
• Camiant claims milestone
By Brian Santo
Camiant claimed a milestone and an unambiguous lead in the market for policy control and application assurance technology. The company said its Multimedia Policy Engine (MPE) now reaches more than 70 percent of North American cable modem subscribers.
Camiant’s PacketCable Multimedia (PCMM)-qualified policy server platform, the MPE, supports all existing North American PCMM deployments, Camiant said.
The MPE is a component of the broadband network that provides operators with real-time intelligence and control. It will be showcased at the upcoming CableLabs Technology Forum 2009, being held Feb. 8-11 in Colorado Springs, Colo.
• Comcast hires Carrig as EVP of HR
By Traci Patterson
Comcast Corp. has named Kenneth J. Carrig executive vice president of human resources, effective Feb. 2.
Carrig joins Comcast from Sysco Corp. Before joining Sysco, he was global human capital leader for Andersen Consulting/Accenture.
Prior to that, Carrig was vice president of global human resources for Continental Airlines. He has also held multiple human resources positions with PepsiCo.