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Wholesale network slicing for 5G access

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Our joint MEF19 demo of a disaggregated network with edge computing and network slicing capabilities shows the way forward for fast and efficient 5G services. View the slide deck to discover how standardized APIs and an open ecosystem approach are key to wholesale network slicing.

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Wholesale network slicing for 5G access

  1. 1. © 2019 ADVA Optical Networking. All rights reserved.111 © 2019 ADVA Optical Networking. All rights reserved. Wholesale network slicing for 5G access Radio VNF partners
  2. 2. © 2019 ADVA Optical Networking. All rights reserved.22 • Video traffic and fixed wireless access drive bandwidth • Massive sensor networks need scale, dense networks and traffic isolation • Real-time control requires ultra-low latency and local processing • Fast service innovation demands software-defined agility and flexibility Service opportunities/requirements New services result in a range of new network requirements Drivers for innovation in 5G Source: Annual Industrial Survey 2018, Telecoms Intelligence
  3. 3. © 2019 ADVA Optical Networking. All rights reserved.33 Need to avoid building three different networks Different mobile use cases – different architectures Optimum location and type of function may vary Legacy – 4G/5G services Ultra-reliable low latency Enterprise-based / campus networks High reliability, lower latency Enhanced mobile broadband Residential and mobile customers Higher speeds, large volumes EPC EPC/ NGC EPC/ NGC UPF, IoT GW Central RAN, UPF
  4. 4. © 2019 ADVA Optical Networking. All rights reserved.44 Virtualization for programmatic activation of mobile network slices Making 5G fit for purpose HW-defined networks cannot meet customer-/market-specific requirements MNOs frequently do not own assets for installing a high number of additional cell sites Slow manual processes do not meet agility requirements of enterprise-centric 5G services NFV and open multi-vendor ecosystem Wholesale model for connectivity and hosting Automated and vertically integrated MANO MEF19 PoC: Wholesale network slicing for 5G access Problem statement Solution Verification
  5. 5. © 2019 ADVA Optical Networking. All rights reserved.55 Network slices hosted by physical infrastructure with compute power Different mobile use cases – common physical network Network slicing vEPC vRAN, vUPF vCSG vUPF, vIoT GW vCSG vEPC, vNGC vEPC, vNGC Legacy – 4G/5G services Ultra-reliable low latency Enhanced mobile broadband Wholesale infrastructure
  6. 6. © 2019 ADVA Optical Networking. All rights reserved.66 Slice instantiation via standardized APIs such as MEF LSO Presto Different mobile use cases – common physical network Network slicing vEPC vRAN, vUPF vCSG vUPF, vIoT GW vCSG vEPC, vNGC vEPC, vNGC Infrastructure control and management: (NMS/SDN control) Service orchestration Presto Adagio/NETCONF
  7. 7. © 2019 ADVA Optical Networking. All rights reserved.77 Partner landscape NFV infrastructure vRBS and small cell vEPC and local breakout vRBS and vEPC Wholesale SP and self-service portal Connectivity assurance 5G service assurance SDN control
  8. 8. © 2019 ADVA Optical Networking. All rights reserved.88 PoC/demo view Network slicing • One physical network • Different use cases • Application-specific network requirements • Multiple radio topologies and fronthaul splits • SDN control for automated activation • VNF hosting for agile allocation Network characteristics • Carrier Ethernet with MEF services • Layer 3 MEF • 1G, 10G, 25G and 100G • SyncE/PTP support • Latency monitoring • SDN/LSO configuration and control
  9. 9. © 2019 ADVA Optical Networking. All rights reserved.99 Wholesale service provider and self-service portal SDN for programmatic activation of connectivity slices Virtual network function management and orchestration Wholesale service orchestration SDN control MANO VNF management
  10. 10. © 2019 ADVA Optical Networking. All rights reserved.1010 NFVI for performance-optimized network slices Management and orchestration
  11. 11. © 2019 ADVA Optical Networking. All rights reserved.1111 Open ecosystem approach for 5G RAN is feasible Wholesale service providers contribute to fast roll-out with virtual, mobile network slices Standardization as stable basis for ease of network implementation and seamless operation Wholesale network slicing creates conditions for fast and efficient 5G services Key takeaways
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