MOBILE WORLD CONGRESS, BARCELONA, SPAIN: ADAX, an industry leader in high-performance packet-processing, security and network infrastructure, and ARICENT GROUP, a leading global innovation and technology services company have announced a development collaboration for Long Term Evolution (LTE) Evolved Packet Core (EPC).
Through this collaboration, the companies will offer a pre-integrated LTE core network offering to OEMs and System Integrators and provide complete solutions for niche small-mid subscriber markets such as public safety, rural and enterprise. Building on the significant technology synergies between the two companies this joint effort offers LTE equipment manufacturers and System Integrators a high-performance, pre-integrated, and optimized solution for their EPC solutions that will simultaneously reduce time to market, risk and cost.
Aricent’s LTE EPC software framework is an integrated offering of MME, SGW, PGW, HSS and PCRF components with the flexibility to run any of these nodes in any combination and permutation on single or multiple hardware platforms. With 15+ OEM and System Integrator design wins, strong interoperability credentials, 3GPP R10 compliance, and additional segment specific niche features, Aricent’s LTE EPC software framework is a highly mature, robust and optimized offering for the small-mid subscriber market.
The offering will be available integrated and pre-optimized on the Adax PacketRunner ATCA blade and PacketAMC boards and in a range of cost-effective and energy efficient 2, 6 and 12 slot ATCA systems delivering a complete ‘Network In a Box’ solution.