Thursday, March 5, 2015

Saguna Adds 3rd Party App Support (Based on Intel's DPDK)

Saguna Networks announced a "new release of the Saguna Open-RAN creating an open platform running 3rd party applications into the mobile Radio Access Network (RAN). This release extends the company’s award-winning CDN-Extend solution, which enables CDNs to operate inside the mobile base station .. Operating from the Radio Edge, in close proximity to mobile users, the Saguna Open-RAN enables applications to reduce click-to-play time by up to 50%, stream video smoothly and minimize page download times. The Open-RAN platform also provides real-time network condition status to promote network-aware content optimization".

Related post - "Nokia's Optimization: Video Speed Increases by 50%; Akamai Detects Congestion" - here.

"The Saguna Open-RAN platform creates a cloud-computing environment within the radio access radio using off-the-shelf Intel® Xeon® processor-based servers and Data Plane Development Kit (DPDK) optimized packet processing. The innovative mobile edge computing platform preserves user mobility and core functionalities such as lawful interception, policy control and charging". 

See "Saguna Expands Open-RAN Platform Bringing CDNs, Content Caching and OTTs Together in the Mobile Radio Edge" - here.

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