Communications Services

Virtualizing the Evolved Packet Core

Provided by Intel

Category Communications Services

Type White Paper

Length 4

Publish Date January 06 2016

Date posted February 24 2017


Communications providers across a number of regions are facing critical challenges when it comes to keeping up with the rising volumes of 4G LTE traffic from mobile devices and IoT sensors. Evolved packet core solutions have previously been deployed on purpose-built systems but these are now unable to need support fast-growing network demands. This paper looks at how virtualizing the evolved packet core will enable communications service providers with cost effective scalability and support to enable them to deal with the rapidly rising amounts of 4G LTE traffic.

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