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Evolved Packet Core

ZTE ZXUN uMAC/ZXUN xGW
ZTE reports it has over 65+ commercial wins - noting a significant increase in customer momentum, and articulates a strategy for SDN and NFV in several iterative steps to migrate operators smoothly. (1/6/2014)


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Alcatel-Lucent 9471 WMM / 7750SR Mobile Gateway
Alcatel-Lucent’s mobile solution is now deployed in 40 LTE networks and all include the BTS and most include the EPC; a strong presence in three of the top operators gives it a top three status at the global market table. (1/6/2014)

Cisco ASR 5000
Cisco claims nearly 60 EPC wins for its ASR 5000 Series, expands its RAN assets with Intucell (for SON) and Ubiquisys (for small cells), as well as adds extensive service awareness with the addition of network analytics capabilities. (1/13/2014)

Ericsson Evolved Packet Gateway (EPG)
Ericsson continues global EPC footprint expansion logging 130+ wins with 90+ in commercial operation and 25+ hosted on its SSR 8000 platform. This move fills out its capabilities with WiFi solution enhancements and a well-defined SDN strategy. (1/13/2014)

Huawei USN9810 / UGW9811
Huawei’s SingleEPC helps operators build a smarter and more capable mobile broadband network to meet growing capacity and scale demanded by LTE and LTE-Advanced; the company claims 112+ EPC contracts and a top three market position. (1/13/2014)

Nokia Solutions and Networks Flexi Network Server / Flexi Network Gateway
NSN’s mobile core solution, the Flexi Network Server and Flexi Network Gateway 3.0, claims over 50 EPC wins, serving as reference cases to its ability to execute on multiple dimensions of LTE networks; attention is turning to service awareness. (1/6/2014)

ZTE ZXUN uMAC/ZXUN xGW
ZTE reports it has over 65+ commercial wins - noting a significant increase in customer momentum, and articulates a strategy for SDN and NFV in several iterative steps to migrate operators smoothly. (1/6/2014)

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PRODUCT ASSESSMENT REPORT CONTENTS

Sections
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  • Product Strengths & Weaknesses
  • Product Point and Counterpoint
  • Product Buying Criteria
  • Product Metrics


Evolved Packet Core Buying Criteria
  • Serving GPRS Support Node - Mobility Management Entity
  • GGSN, PDN Gateway, Serving Gateway
  • GGSN and PGW Service Features and Functionality
  • Momentum and Customer Traction
  • Mobile Packet Core Solution Architecture


Evolved Packet Core Product Metrics
  • SGSN/MME
    • Product Name
    • Product Architecture
    • Number/Type of Physical Links
    • SGSN: BTS Capacity
    • MME: BTS Capacity
    • SGSN: Subscriber Capacity
    • MME: Subscriber Capacity
    • SSGN: PDP Context Capacity
    • MME: PDG Context Capacity
  • GGSN/PGW/SGW - Physical Specifications & Details
    • Product Name
    • Product Architecture
    • Dimensions
    • Rack/Chassis Quantity
    • Mass
    • Switch Fabric
    • Power Consumption
    • Number of Interface and/or Service card slots/chassis
    • Number of Service Cards/chassis
  • GGSN/PGW/SGW - Capacity and Scalability
    • Number and Type of Physical Links
    • GGSN:Max IP Bearers
    • PGW/SGW:Max IP Bearers
    • GGSN: Max IP Service Data Flows
    • PGW/SGW: Max IP Service Data Flows
    • GGSN: IP Packets Forwarding Rate
    • PGW/SGW: IP Packets Forwarding Rate
    • GGSN: Throughput Support
    • PGW/SGW: Throughput Support
    • GGSN: Attach-Detach Rate
    • PGW/SGW: Attach-Detach Rate
    • GGSN: Max SAU
    • PGW/SGW: Max SAU
    • Footprint Efficiency: Bearer (GGSN/PGW-SGW)
    • Footprint Efficiency: Throughput (GGSN/PGW-SGW)
  • GGSN/PGW - Service Features & Functionality
    • Service Awareness
    • P2P Traffic Tracking
    • Content Charging
    • Bandwidth Management
    • GGSN: Max Policers
    • PGW: Max Policers
    • Access Awareness
    • GGSN: Max APN Capacity
    • PGW: Max APN Capacity
    • GGSN: Max L2TP Tunnels
    • PGW: Max L2TP Tunnels
    • IPSEC Capability
    • GGSN: Max IPSEC Security Associations
    • PGW: Max IPSEC Security Associations
    • Interworking EPC with 2G and 3G networks
    • Wireless Lan Interworking (WLAN)
    • Stateful Firewall
    • Other Value Add Features
  • Solution Details
    • Commercial Availability
    • Service Scalability
    • Max IP Packets w/ 100% DPI
    • Max IP Packets w/ 50% DPI
    • Major Customer Wins
    • Miscellaneous
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