Nokia AirFrame Data Center Solution offers a flexible range of data center infrastructure portfolio, ranging from small implementations up to a hyperscale OCP data center. This innovative and cost effective solution design is driven to enable the convergence of telco and IT domains and is geared to support a diverse range of demanding applications.
|Category||NFVI Data Center Hardware Platforms|
Nokia is merging IT & telco cloud domains in its Nokia AirFrame Data Center Solution, which supports IT cloud standards while also tailored for telco requirements. Our solution provides a solid foundation for NFV deployments, enabling flexibility, agility & automation needed for VNFs to perform at its best. The AirFrame solution includes SDN capable networking equipment, fully compliant w/ standard interfaces. The Nokia AirFrame Data Center Solution is available in rackmount & OCP form factors.
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Nokia AirFrame Data Center Solution has been deployed successfully to customers. This includes the 3UK case where Nokia has been selected as a vendor for its cloud-native core network.
|Industry Standards Participation||ETSI NFV ISG, Open Compute Project (OCP), OpenStack Foundation, OPNFV and Telecom Infrastructure Project (TIP)|
|Linux Foundation Projects||OpenDaylight, ONOS, OVS and CORD|
|Product Differentiation||Through OCP innovation, Nokia aims to bring hyperscale benefits to cloud players of all domains & sizes. Nokia Data Center services help customers through the full cycle of planning, building and maintaining their multivendor data center environment. Nokia is leveraging its long history in hardware development to contribute to the OCP community with advancements focused on implementing Telco-grade requirements to the standard. Our scalable data center management solution completes our offer.|
|Performance and Scalability||The average benefit of Nokia's scalable data center architecture: 23% fewer servers, 28% lower power costs, 14% lower facilities costs and 65% more servers handled per IT staff member (source: IDC).|
|HW Acceleration Supported||Nokia applied crypto processing for application acceleration. I/O speed also boosted by packet acceleration and baseband processing also increased by 100% for telco cloud RAN.|
|Supported Hypervisors||KVM and ESXi|
|Supported CMP||OpenStack and VMware vRealize/vCAC/vCD|
|Key Partners||Intel and the Open Compute Project Foundation|