Your Open RAN
The Private Networks at best can leverage the Open and Virtual RAN architecture in their greenfield deployments. The RAN becomes another application in their IT roll-out. Spectrum becomes available for the enterprise market to fuel this evolution. New levels of TCO, openness and innovation are available to all verticals to lead their 5G digital transformation.
Accelleran’s dRAX is a unique approach to combine a number of key requirements for the different verticals that are looking at deploying private networks:
- Ease of installation: as “easy as WiFI” with IT automation (K8S, Helm, etc.) and virtualization, including Accelleran xAPPs for automated install.
- Open data to feed specific xAPPs, including AI/ML modelled algorithms, to enhance specific use cases of verticals: Smart Handover, Interference, etc.
- 4G and 5G support but also integration of WiFi or any other wireless protocol for advanced use cases.
Neutral Host Networks
In a more densified 5G network, markets are looking at a multi-tenant architecture and business models to lower the capex and opex for future networks. More newcomers and infrastructure actors are entering the market to provide for such architecture.
The vRAN disaggregated architecture allows for building the right distributed approach to locate different RAN components at different levels of the network (MEC nodes, Cloud) and interact with orchestrators to create the needed connectivity for virtual operators and tenants of these networks.
A Cloud-Native and distributed approach to the RAN is a qualifier for realizing these future-proof deployment model. Accelleran has been pioneering with dRAX in this market evolution through several EU projects and initial trials.
Mobile Network Operators
Moving away from monolithic and proprietary approaches to the RAN has become priority for MNOs. The context of 5G is creating much more than the expected promise of better latency, higher data rates or spectral efficiency. It is proposing a network architecture that is open, virtualized and dynamic.
The advantages of this approach are clear: enhanced innovation, multi-vendor and best-of-breed componentry, scalability and reduced TCO.
Accelleran’s dRAX is uniquely architectured to fit in any virtual RAN deployment. Accelleran is committed to a pure software approach and its openness. MNOs can leverage the platform to develop its own dedicated xAPPs.
Lab Kits and 4G/5G Testbeds
- AI/ML algorithmic training, testing & lifecycle for Open vRAN deployments
- Staging platform for Open vRAN VNF DevOps CI/CD development, integration, testing & deployment
- Integration, testing & evaluation of EDGE computing & SMO/MANO frameworks & applications
- KPI scenario setup, replay & measurement
- EU H.2020 results integration platform
- xApp development platform
Research & Innovation
Accelleran has been pioneering in new RAN architecture and deployment models since its founding. We are part of the leading associations that have paved the way towards virtual and Open RAN: O-RAN, ONF, TIP
Therefore we have been a partner in several Research & Innovation programs from corporate or EU initiatives.
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