ImageControlTM provides cable operators with an automated and highly scalable solution for upgrading and maintaining firmware on DOCSIS devices in the field, including cable modems, Multimedia Terminal Adapters, digital set-top boxes and others. It is designed to handle large networks with network discovery and inventory tracking functions to identify each device's vendor, make, model type and version. ImageControlTM provides centralized, automated cable firmware management with multi-vendor DOCSIS device support. It also offers the flexibility of scheduled or on-demand updates, a high-performance architecture and scalability to millions of devices.
ImageControlTM accelerates the deployment of new services by quickly and seamlessly upgrading modem firmware, reduces administrative costs by automating complex firmware management functions, minimizes errors by centralizing management and automating recurring functions though an intuitive graphical interface, supports subscriber growth by scaling to millions of devices and improves customer satisfaction by ensuring version compatibility with minimal service disruption.
The intuitive web interface provides easy-to-use point and click operation. Flexible, custom configurations support off-hour, scheduled and on-demand firmware upgrades based on vendor, model, hardware revision and firmware version.
ImageControl used a distributed architecture that ensures scalability, load balancing and the option to choose between decentralized or centralized deployments. Its multi-threaded architecture ensures portability and maximum throughput, allowing thousands of devices to be updated per hour.
ImageControl SoftwareCarrier-Class DOCSIS®Firmware Management System
Carrier-Class DOCSIS®Firmware Management System
Time Warner CableImageControlTM and Media and Entertainment North America Time Warner Cable.
“It has been a great application for Time Warner. It gives us the confidence that we can do the required large-scale upgrades.”
ImageControlTM and Media and Entertainment North America Time Warner Cable.