Virtualized Evolved Packet Core
Mobile operators are competing to add capacity and services quickly, yet are finding that their traditional hardware-based architectures make this endeavor too expensive and time-consuming. By moving to a virtualized Evolved Packet Core (vEPC), operators can quickly react to market changes, reduce backhaul costs, and reduce services time to market by simplifying deployment, interoperability, and optimization.
A recent IDC study shows that virtualizing the entire set of EPC functions enables the mobile network infrastructure to operate at a higher utilization rate of up to 87%, resulting in opex cost efficiencies of up to 25%. The study also shows that factors such as the extent of network virtualization and control/user plane separation–driven architectures can result in potential opex cost savings in the range of 20 to 40% over a five-year period.
Dell and Friends Target the Telco Edge, Open RAN
10 June 2021
Dell’s new reference IT platform architectures for edge, core and Open RAN, working with partners to help deliver appropriate functionality for those use cases. Mavenir ‘s 5G Open RAN software to run on Dell EMC PowerEdge XR11 ruggedized servers.
Dell Technologies Helps Communications Service Providers Transform to Capture Opportunities at the Edge
10 June 2021
Mavenir is collaborating with Dell Technologies to develop 5G Open RAN software.
Vodafone Investment in South West to Bring Benefits to Local Communities, Businesses and Visitors
08 June 2021
Mavenir supports and congratulates Vodafone with Open RAN rolling out and going live in the UK.