LTE Networks Meet ATCA…       Don’t Mind the GapAndrew Alleman Platforms CTO ATCA Summit, November 2011
Telecom Today  Demographics             Devices                         Demand       Internet                             ...
3G to LTE Evolution                               IuCS                                                                    ...
Mobile Network Evolution                                                                                              2015...
Network Mutation         Macro Topology                   Hierarchical Cell Structure                               Courte...
Demand – Supply Challenge                                                        Shannon/Moore Divide                     ...
EPC Scaling Problem E-UTRAN Architecture       MME / Serving GW        MME / Serving GW                                   ...
Disruptions   Spectrum         Efficient                          Smart     Unlicensed -           Traffic                ...
LTERadisys Corporation Confidential   9
Ideal Platform for LTE Infrastructure    High Density     • 2-10x advantage over legacy systems    High Speed     • 10G ...
ATCA LTE/EPC Value Proposition    Built on the industry’s leading integrated system, Flex+Promentum ATCA     • Fully-inte...
40G ATCA PlatformsImproved cost per bit   ATCA 10G System     • Loaded with 12x Octeon boards     • Support for 108,000 v...
ePC Platform Building Blocks    System     integration of                                                             Re...
Radisys ATCA Portfolio                                                                       Packet Processing           ...
ATCA Internet Offload GW Solution  Control Plane Software            Application                                          ...
ATCA Fair-Use Traffic Mgmt Solutions                                                                         EPC P/S Gatew...
ATCA Video Streaming & OptimizationSolutions                                                                              ...
ATCA Trillium FastPath Solutions     Support for key wireless protocols                                  SCTP Performance...
Radisys Solutions From Access to Core                                                                                     ...
Thank You!                           Protocol Software                      Embedded   COTS Platforms                     ...
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LTE Networks Meet ATCA…Don’t Mind the Gap

  1. 1. LTE Networks Meet ATCA… Don’t Mind the GapAndrew Alleman Platforms CTO ATCA Summit, November 2011
  2. 2. Telecom Today Demographics Devices Demand Internet Internet Applications Mobile Internet Devices Generation & Content Complex and Bandwidth Intensive Services and Applications Radisys Corporation Confidential 2
  3. 3. 3G to LTE Evolution IuCS PSTN MGW MSC-Server GMSC Tunneled Iub IuPS RNC Internet NodeB SGSN GGSN MME IMS CDMA2000 S1-AP eGTP-c X2 PDSN PDN Non-3GPP eGTP-u Gateway Gateway WLAN ServingeNodeB Gateway ePDG Spectral Simplified Efficiency All-IP Core Radisys Corporation Confidential 3
  4. 4. Mobile Network Evolution 2015 LTE…Pristine? Internet ATS 2010 “Real” MME / Serving GW MME / Serving GW 3G + Internet 2005 VOG Femto Pristine S1 S DPI 1 3G IOG Edge … X2 GGSN Cache SGSN / GGSN eNodeB eNodeB FGW RNC SGSN eNodeB RNC RNC Node B Node B Home Home Node B Node BNode B Node B Node B Node B Networks Adapt to Meet Needs… What’s Next? Radisys Corporation Confidential 4
  5. 5. Network Mutation Macro Topology Hierarchical Cell Structure Courtesy AirHop Communications Coverage Era Capacity Era 1990 2010 Capacity Consistency Requires New RAN Approach Radisys Corporation Confidential 5
  6. 6. Demand – Supply Challenge Shannon/Moore Divide Moore GAP Device capability vs. Network bandwidth Shannon LTE There will Never be Enough Bandwidth! Radisys Corporation Confidential 6
  7. 7. EPC Scaling Problem E-UTRAN Architecture MME / Serving GW MME / Serving GW HeNodeB HeNodeB HeNodeB S1 S1 X2 eNodeB eNodeB HeNodeB HeNodeB HeNodeB HeNodeB HeNodeB HeNodeB eNodeB Not Only Bearer, but Signaling Too Radisys Corporation Confidential 7
  8. 8. Disruptions Spectrum Efficient Smart Unlicensed - Traffic Device WiFi Shaping Aware Efficiency – Internet Congestion LTE Offloading Aware Reuse - Video SLA Aware Small Cells Optimization Radisys Corporation Confidential 8
  9. 9. LTERadisys Corporation Confidential 9
  10. 10. Ideal Platform for LTE Infrastructure  High Density • 2-10x advantage over legacy systems  High Speed • 10G and 40G bandwidth today, clear migration to 100G  High Performance, Heterogeneous Processing • Compute, Packet and Media processing • Switching & routing, Protocol engine, Deep Packet Inspection, Traffic shaping and Management, Transcoding, …  Platform for Dataplane Transport *and* Services • Blurring the line for performance and ARPU enhancement • New network services - media-rich content processing and delivery  Flexible System Reconfiguration • Common platform for multiple elements • Evolution of requirements within a single element, shifting feature set and processing needs  Commercial Considerations • Time to Market • Cost Competitiveness • Time in Market/Commercial Lifetime Radisys Corporation Confidential 10
  11. 11. ATCA LTE/EPC Value Proposition  Built on the industry’s leading integrated system, Flex+Promentum ATCA • Fully-integrated system: ATCA platform with Trillium software • Trillium LTE protocols available to address entire EPC domain  Optimized for Radisys Compute & Packet multi-core processors • Trillium Multi-Core and Fast Path modules for both Compute and Packet blades  Trillium on both sides of the interface • Proven interoperability • Simulation capability for either side of the network  Industry’s most powerful 40G system • Best-in-class 40G components: Switch, Packet, Compute • Specialized software including Data Flow and Load Balancing capabilities • Embedded “in-skin” EPC solutions for Internet Offload, Traffic Management, Video Optimization, and other key areas Single Source for the Entire EPC Solution – Dramatically Accelerating Time-to-Market Radisys Corporation Confidential 11
  12. 12. 40G ATCA PlatformsImproved cost per bit  ATCA 10G System • Loaded with 12x Octeon boards • Support for 108,000 video sessions • Cost  $0.93 per session  ATCA 40G System – Matching Density • 4x Octeon IIs and higher throughput 40G switch • Support for 108,000 video sessions • Cost  $0.52 per session  ATCA 40G System – High Density • 12x Octeon IIs and higher throughput 40G switch • Support for 320,000 video sessions • Cost  $0.41 per session ATCA can help deliver a cost-effective ePC Radisys Corporation Confidential 12
  13. 13. ePC Platform Building Blocks  System integration of  Redundancy is a pre- Hub, Node and requisite for telecom Chassis environments  Important with 40G System Redundancy  Switch redundancy new high speed  Application technologies redundancy Platform Investment Management Protection & Scalability  Single Point Integration ePC  Investments made in  Centralized software 10G platform carry upgrades forward to 40G  Centralized diagnostics  TEMs need to scale  Extensible framework for down to meet new TEMs to include their own  Upgraded ePCs will need to application customer sensors or get to market rapidly to requirements (i.e. watchdogs deliver expected cost public safety) efficiencies  Increased sw content can help decrease TTM Radisys Corporation Confidential 13
  14. 14. Radisys ATCA Portfolio  Packet Processing  First in the market to have an operational 40G system (Hub, Node  Media Processing and Chassis)  DSP  Integration is no easy task as it  Compute requires knowledge of  Storage • New PCB materials  Switching • Ethernet Standards  System Software • Shelf Management 14U RMS 2U 5U 12/13U 100G 10G 40G 100G Broadest Portfolio of NEBS Certified, Award Winning Platform/Products Enable TEMs to Accelerate Time-to-Market Radisys Corporation Confidential 14
  15. 15. ATCA Internet Offload GW Solution Control Plane Software Application CPU # 1 SGSN IuPS Charging Stack Monitoring Stack Gi Internet IuPS Data Plane Software CPU # 0 Application RNC Offload Decision Block DPI ATCA Module RTM Classification IP ~ 10 Gbps Line Fail-to-wire Rate Congestion Avoidance Radisys Corporation Confidential 15
  16. 16. ATCA Fair-Use Traffic Mgmt Solutions EPC P/S Gateway or PCEF LTE RAN Embedded ATCA DPI & TM Elements Application End-user Shaping Policing End-user … End-user Subscriber 1 Subscriber 2 Subscriber N Radisys ATCA solutions Per App Flows • High Throughput … Packet Processing • DPI/Flow Identification/Filtering Per User • Load Balancing WFQ WFQ … WFQ • TM Engines Shape Shape Shape Intelligent Congestion Management Radisys Corporation Confidential 16
  17. 17. ATCA Video Streaming & OptimizationSolutions IMS Services Core PCRF 3D 3+ M ? 768k – (HD) LTE Packet Evolved Media Server 384 – 3M Radio Access Packet Core (MRF) 768k Network 2-way (RTP, RTCP) Network Multimedia64K Content 1-way (HTTP, RTMP, RTSP) Radisys Media Server solutions • MS on ATCA blade • MS NE Radisys ATCA solutions • High Density CPU & DSP Based Media Processing • DPI/Flow Identification/Filtering • Load Balancing • Storage/Caching Content Management Radisys Corporation Confidential 17
  18. 18. ATCA Trillium FastPath Solutions  Support for key wireless protocols SCTP Performance • Stream Control Transmission Protocol (SCTP) 1M SCTP pkts/sec • Evolved GPRS Tunneling Protocol – User Plane (eGTP-u) 65K associations  Unmatched performance and scalability • SCTP – scaling associations and message processing capacity to meet the demands of small cell / mass mobile deployments • eGTP-u – data capacity to meet the huge increase of throughput provided by Long Term Evolution (LTE)  Optimized for market-leading Radisys ATCA packet processing blades • Integrated into the RMI OS – Fast Path environment • Architected for easy application development across control & management plane (slow path / Linux) and Fast Path Fast path target Applications SCTP: MME, HeNB Gateway  Built on top of leading data plane suite from 6Wind eGTP-u: SGW, P-GW, ePDG • Extensive underlying support for L2 / L3 IP protocols • High-performance foundation for SCTP and eGTP-u protocols Processing Efficiency Radisys Corporation Confidential 18
  19. 19. Radisys Solutions From Access to Core AS IMS MME PCRF MRF DPI InternetUE eNodeB LTE SEG SGW PGW PCEF RAN Evolved Packet Core Policy  Lower Cost / Bit  Lower Cost / Bit  Lower Cost / Bit  Increase ARPU  Increase Monetization Radisys Corporation Confidential 19
  20. 20. Thank You! Protocol Software Embedded COTS Platforms Wireless Media Server Infrastructure Solutions Professional Services Radisys Corporation Confidential 20
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