Delivering the 'optimal mobile backhaul' experience


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Delivering the 'optimal mobile backhaul' experience

  1. 1. Delivering the „Optimal Mobile Backhaul‟ExperienceLive webinarNovember 16, 2011
  2. 2. Agenda Market Drivers for Backhaul Networks Mobile Backhaul Overview Technology Options for Mobile Backhaul Choosing What‟s Best for YOU! Get it Fast, Get it Right – the Aricent Way 2
  3. 3. Aricent Credentials• Deep domain expertise in communications and related technologies – from chipsets and devices to network equipment and B/OSS• Clients include 9 leading telecom equipment manufacturers, 8 leading mobile device manufacturers, 7 leading service providers, and 24 of Business Weeks Top 50 Innovative Companies• 500+ million devices shipped with Aricent software• Portfolio of more than 125 licensable software frameworks• Helped create some of the world‟s first femtocell, WiMAX, and In-flight broadband solutions• Billions of subscribers connected through Aricent powered networks 3
  4. 4. Market Drivers forBackhaul Networks 4
  5. 5. Proliferation of Broadband Data Services350000 Mobile data traffic (in terabytes) Traffic explosion is being driven by:300000250000 • Smartphones200000 • Mobile web browsing150000 • Mobile video100000 • Mobile gaming 50000 0 • Tablet adoption at work 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 Source: • Smart phones will constitute up to 40% of mobile phone sales in 2012 • Close to 160 million mobile internet users estimated in USA by 2015 • Without network expansion, current operator networks will be100% utilized in 2 years! 5
  6. 6. Mobile Broadband – Anytime, Anywhere Mobile and Mobile Broadband Subscribers Grow Faster than Fixed Broadband Cellular mobile broadband subscribers jumped almost 60% in 2010 to 558 million worldwide and should top 2 billion by 2015 Infonetics Research, 2011 Source: Infonetics Research, 2011Mobile broadband to drive the backhaul market to $9.0 billion by 2015Routers and switches expected to constitute 30 percent of the mobile backhaul market Dell‟Oro Group, 2011 6
  7. 7. Mobile Backhaul Overview 7
  8. 8. 2G Mobile Network BSC MSC GMSC PSTN BTS BTS BSC PCF PDSN Public Internet Core Network BTS BTS RAN (Radio Access Network) 8
  9. 9. 3G Mobile Network ATM Switch N*E1/T1, RNC MSC GMSC PSTN NodeB ATM IMA Public RNC SGSN GGSNNodeB Internet STM-1 ATM Circuit Emulation over Carrier Ethernet PWE3 Gateway Core Network NodeB N*E1/T1, ATM IMA Cell Site PWE3 Access DeviceNodeB RAN (Radio Access Network) 9
  10. 10. Typical Mobile Backhaul Network Access TDM Circuit Router Emulation BSC MSC GMSC PSTN BTS E1/T1 Aggregation Metro Router EthernetBTS RNC PCF PDSN Public Access Internet Router N*E1/T1, ATM IMA ATM Circuit Emulation NodeB NodeB Access Aggregation Core 10
  11. 11. Technology Options forMobile Backhaul 11
  12. 12. Carrier Ethernet – Provider Bridged BSC MSC GMSC PSTN T1/E1BTS T1/E1 Metro BTS Ethernet BSC PCF PDSN Public Internet T1/E1 Core Network BTS T1/E1 BTS RAN (Radio Access Network) 12
  13. 13. Carrier Ethernet – Provider BackboneBridged (Mac-in-Mac) BSC MSC GMSC PSTN T1/E1BTS T1/E1 Metro BTS Ethernet BSC PCF PDSN Public Internet T1/E1 Core NetworkBTS T1/E1 BTS RAN (Radio Access Network) 13
  14. 14. IP/MPLS BSC MSC GMSC PSTN BTS Shared BTS Network BSC PCF PDSN Public Internet Core Network BTS BTS RAN (Radio Access Network) 14
  15. 15. MPLS-TP BSC MSC GMSC PSTNBTS Shared BTS Network BSC PCF PDSN Public Internet Core Network BTS BTS RAN (Radio Access Network) 15
  16. 16. Packet Microwave Aggregation Node BSC 10GEBTS RNC Fiber Ring Microwave BTS Network Core NetworkBTS BTS RAN (Radio Access Network) 16
  17. 17. SONET/SDH Metro BSC MSC GMSC PSTN Transport Network BTS ADM ADM BTS SONET BSC PCF PDSN Public Ring Internet Core NetworkBTS ADM ADM BTS RAN (Radio Access Network) 17
  18. 18. Choosing What‟s Bestfor YOU! 18
  19. 19. A Comparative Look Service SLAs Time QoS Scalability Cost Complexity Availability (monitoring) Sync Carrier Ethernet – High Yes Yes Yes Low Low Low Provider Bridged Carrier Ethernet – Not Provider Backbone High Yes Yes High High High Addressed Bridged Not IP/MPLS High Yes Yes High High High Addressed MPLS-TP High Yes Yes Yes High High Medium Packet Microwave High Yes Yes Yes Low Low Low SONET/SDH High Yes Low Yes Medium High High 19
  20. 20. Get it Fast, Get it Right –the Aricent Way 20
  21. 21. Aricent Software Frameworks and Services forMobile Backhaul2G/GSM/3G/ UMTS/4G MSC/MGW/ SGSN Powered by Aricent Intelligent Switching Solution (ISS)TDM/T1 TDM/T1/ IP-MPLS/MPLS-TP/ STM-1/OC-3/ Packet Carrier Ethernet ETH – Ethernet Microwave FE/GE/10G Broadband Engineering Services from Aricent Product Strategy and Design Product Development Testing and Certification Sustenance and Support 21
  22. 22. Aricent ISS Software Sustenance & Enhancement System Integration & Release TestingAricentSoftware UI Development or AdaptationServices System Infrastructure Adaptation QoS – Ethernet/IP/MPLS Add & Customize Customer Applications MPLS, MPLS-TP IP Security IPv4/v6 Routing – Unicast Product + Multicast Launch andAricent Aricent ISS MaintenanceSoftware OAM – Ethernet/MPLSFrameworks Device Integration Layer (SDK) Ethernet (L2) Control Driver Adaptation to Custom Hardware Plane MAC Security Switch InfrastructureAricentHardware BSP OS Port SDK Port Drivers Aricent ISS – LicensableServices pre-integrated, platform- Custom Platform Board/Prototype Design ready software 22
  23. 23. Aricent ISS – Award Winning SoftwareWinner of the 2011 Wireless Backhaul Distinction AwardBased upon successfully demonstrating a commitmentto innovation towards the wireless evolution. for ISS• “Our panel of judges had a difficult time selecting winners but they were standouts that demonstrated exceptional innovation in wireless backhaul technologies,” – Carl Ford, co-founder and community developer, Crossfire Media.• “Winners of the Wireless Backhaul Distinction Awards deserve praise for their extraordinary achievements in the advancement of wireless backhaul technologies,” Rich Tehrani, TMC CEO. “They are the ultimate innovators of 4GWE solutions and we look forward to more innovations in the future.” 23
  24. 24. Meeting the Price Point with Aricent ISS • Cost of ASIC development runs into tens of millions of dollars • Cost of developing standards-based software is equally high Merchant silicon + Software ODMs hold the key to bringing cost-effective mobile backhaul devices to market Software R&D Integration Using Aricent ISS UI development Hardware R&D S/w + H/w integration Validation InteroperabilityBuilding Everything Field maturity timefrom Ground Up Promotions 0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100 Cost of Bringing to Market 24
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  26. 26. Thank you.