Mobility

Brocade, Wind River and Kapsch CarrierCom  recently came together to pre-integrate Brocade’s Virtual Core for Mobile (VCM) Evolved Packet Core solution onto the Wind River Titanium Cloud network virtualization platform. Brocade is also an active member of the Titanium Cloud ecosystem partner program.

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Brocade VCM – Architecturally ready today for 5G Core Network

by Vineet Sachdev ‎02-22-2017 01:52 PM - edited ‎02-22-2017 01:55 PM (2,051 Views)

Is 5G Progress for real or still a hype?

The stream of announcements and press releases highlighting successful 5G PoCs and trials by vendors and operators alike never ceases and picks up even more intensity around industry events like MWC17. Does that mean 5G technology is ready for deployment?  Well, not yet, but recent announcements from 3GPP do provide some credibility to the progress being made as well a timeline for deployments.  

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At the forefront of mobile packet core architectural re-thinking with the Brocade vC-SGN

by Anurag Mehndiratta ‎02-15-2017 09:44 PM - edited ‎02-23-2017 08:24 PM (1,610 Views)

Mobile packet cores need to be thought about in units of mobile workloads that can process control plane, user plane and sessions plane transactions for a certain scale and to service a certain number of subscribers. A nodal decomposition into MME, SGW and PGW unnecessarily limits the scalability and software efficiency that is otherwise possible with a virtualized EPC.

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Mobile network operators (MNOs) can’t just build more bandwidth in their networks proportional to the traffic because the average revenue per unit (ARPU) is fixed and the number of users is not growing at the rate it used to...

 

 

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Viavi xSIGHT TSS, Powered by Brocade for Real-Time Customer Assurance

by scottlh ‎06-28-2016 03:00 AM - edited ‎06-28-2016 10:01 AM (2,282 Views)

The joint solution was built to solve a specific challenge a tier 1 mobile operator was experiencing – reduce the amount of time required to do end-to-end subscriber traces.

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