Ericsson is industrializing NFV for improved deployment flexibility, built for the most demanding environments. Ericsson’s virtual Evolved Packet Core (EPC) provides tested and validated solutions addressing a large number of vertical use-cases thereby opening up new operator opportunities. Ericsson has deployed 35+ live NFV commercial systems that includes vEPC & vIMS and contracts with 160 plus customers in 90 plus countries.
|Category||Mobile Packet Core / Gateways|
|VNF Form Factor||VNFC (component) and VNF (SW package)|
Ericsson virtual EPC is cloud-optimized, with support for highest performance; 40 Gbps per server (MWC 2017), 50M connected devices (MWC 2016). Ericsson provides full feature compatibility with native multi-access EPC and are compatible with surrounding systems from devices and RAN to charging systems and services. With a common O&M solution and smooth evolution paths Ericsson provides unique features across native and virtualized network nodes.
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|Customer Deployment Details||
Ericsson VNFs are used in 20+ Live commercial deployments, and has 90+ commercial NFV contracts in 60+ countries. Our customers include NTT DoCoMo, Softbank, Telstra, Swisscom, etc.
|Key Customers||Public deployments include SoftBank, Digicel, Swisscom, Telstra, Vodafone, and more.|
|Linux Foundation Projects||OVS, ONOS, OPNFV, OpenDaylight, FD.IO and ONAP|
|Supported Hypervisors||KVM and ESXi|
|Supported VIMs||OpenStack, CloudStack and Ericsson Cloud Stack|