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Together with Heavy Reading we asked service providers about customer premises equipment. These are the most important findings in our survey, including the top drivers for uCPE.
Roy Chua drills down into examples of edge services hosted on uCPE for 3 vertical markets in which the edge is showing early traction: industrial manufacturing, retail, and healthcare.
A few years ago, BT made rapid progress on a "virtual CPE" PoC. This work was led by Don Clarke, one of the fathers of NFV. But why was BT so interested in vCPE? In this article published on The Fast Mode, Don gives his view on the drving forces behind the vCPE, the same forces that are today accelerating adoption of uCPE among service providers.
Data is growing exponentially. And that was even before the pandemic. In 2019 Seagate and IDC estimated that data in enterprises increased at a 42.2% annual growth rate – and that in 2020 enterprises created and captured 6.4 zettabytes of...
How Telenor is proving that multi-vendor 5G core solutions are here to stay For mobile operators, disaggregation, or separation and componentization, sounds like nirvana: a bigger, deeper field of vendors to choose from, innovative new architectures from the IT world...
The debate whether cellular or Wi-Fi technology would prevail is long gone. With the introduction of 5G and Wi-Fi 6, it is obvious that the two technologies are complementary and will converge.
Is it too early to start talking about 6G? After all, most mobile operators are still building out and fine-tuning their 5G networks. "We just put 5G in," Verizon CTO Kyle Malady said in December 2020, "there's a lot of...
In this article, Roy Chua, principal analyst at AvidThink, examines how the universal customer premises equipment (uCPE) can be a critical stepping-stone for on-premises enterprise edge computing, bringing additional value to the platform.
In this blog post Karl Mörner makes a series of proposals explaining how managed service providers (MSPs) could grow their businesses by offering add-ons to basic networking services. The key to success for MSPs requires leveraging universal customer premises equipment (uCPE) as a highly flexible and cost-effective service delivery platform at the edge. (Published on LinkedIn Pulse.)
To successfully apply higher margins, service providers need to bring a more substantial differentiation to their offerings, with new connected edge services for IoT, analytics, and private mobile networks, running on top of networking services like SD-WAN. uCPE is the perfect launchpad for all those services. (Published on The Fast Mode)
This article presents an approach for a secure SD-WAN solution using white-box uCPE and open-source applications.
Will 2021 be the year when the benefits of uCPE makes it the standard platform for any SD-WAN or SASE deployment? In this article, Tomas Hedqvist makes three predictions on where uCPE is going in 2021.
A uCPE solution with Enea NFV Access and Lanner's L-1515 white box has recently been certified for use in Verizon Wireless' network. How come Verizon Wireless take an interest in uCPE? This blog post also explains how the certification helps system integrators and service providers set up SD-WAN and SASE services.
There has never been a better time than now for network operators to fast-track their investments in 5G
The hybrid workplace is here to stay, and with it will push to the adoption of SD-WAN and security even further. Do you know how to future-proof your network?
Communication service providers who want to grow their managed services sales need to take a closer look at uCPE. This is the conclusion in a recent study by Heavy Reading.
Harold Labruyère, Vice President of Engineering and Innovation at the Qosmos Division of Enea, shares his view on the significance to continue the work with 5G in the midst of the coranvirus pandemic
Are you still shipping first generation SD-WAN to enterprises? Then you have the chance to improve your business, save costs, provide more agile services, and secure your presence on the customer premises. How? By starting to ship second generation SD-WAN instead.
System integrators and managed service providers can maximize the flexibility of the services they provide to enterprise customers by implementing them on industry-standard uCPE.
The Coronavirus situation continues to develop rapidly. In this blog post, Jan Häglund, President and Chief Executive Officer of Enea, explains which decisions that the company has made to protect the health and safety of all staff, and to maintain business continuity.
Unified in-band management carries all management and data traffic over the same physical interface. Shared interfaces can minimize system cost and make things easier for the end user, if done right.
Learn how Enea's Unified Data Management and Unified Data Repository will allow applications for network and business operations to securely store and access data, and operators to have a unified view of all data in 5G management in 2020.
The second generation SD-WAN makes it possible for service providers to tailor SD-WAN offerings to vertical industry segments. This blog post explains how it works and why it matters.
CMC Networks builds on uCPE to achieve maximum flexibility and adaptability for their second generation SD-WAN offering.
How modular SD-WAN reduced TCO and allows for service providers to offer differentiated services instead of simply reselling an SD-WAN vendor's product
How do you manage network devices? Still using scripting and CLIs? Then it's definately time to consider upgrading to a programmable management interface like NETCONF. This blog posts ask you four questions to help you understand if you need NETCONF and YANG.
A second generation SD-WAN for deployment on uCPE based on white box hardware and open virtualization platforms is now gaining ground among communication service providers and enterprises who see a flexible and cost-efficient alternative to gray box SD-WAN.
In a recent webinar organized by SDXCentral we asked about deploying SD-WAN on uCPE. The audience answered they are ready to migrate to a second-generation SD-WAN solution, based on uCPE.
The benefits of SD-WAN solutions have become more evident to enterprises and the market is growing rapidly. Learn about the background and how this type of solution helps enterprises reduce costs.
Tomas Hasselrot meets Jan Häglund and asks him about his view on Enea and the strategy looking forward.
While SD-WAN is experiencing a serious hype, service providers have begun to show great interest in basing SD-WAN offerings on uCPE solutions. Why is this? Why do service providers take such an interest in uCPE?
As we move into 2019, many of the technologies and paradigm shifts that have been in discussion for several years - ranging from NFV to 5G - are moving from discussion and development into real deployments. The ever-connected society is coming of age, but with that also comes increased expectations regarding functionality, quality, and user experience.
Flexibility is key to keep CapEx low and shorten time-to-deployment when 5G operators start deploy 5G networks. A flexible runtime is an enabler of system flexibility. This blog post gives you five reasons why you need a flexible runtime platform for 5G RAN applications.
Enea has been awarded Solution Plus Partner in the Intel Network Builders Winners’ Circle, recognized for industry leadership in technical innovation, meeting the industry’s transformational needs, and delivering open and flexible solutions optimized for Intel.
The virtualization software platform Enea NFV Access redefines the economics of uCPE and SD-WAN deployments. It is purpose-built for best-in-class networking characteristics and footprint – ideal for retail and point of sales scenarios.
You don’t have to pick greyboxes for uCPE anymore, since whiteboxes with independent NFVi are now available. This enables new uCPE solutions with great technical capabilities and tremendously attractive economical conditions.
Carriers, service providers and enterprises are desperately looking for affordable and manageable SD WAN and uCPE solutions in order to deliver the right function or service at the right performance. But how do they solve the economic equation?
In the cost sensitive vCPE/SD-WAN use cases, CSPs and enterprises rank open source based software and APIs, optimized for low-end whiteboxes, as their top two requirements.
Why have Nokia, ARM, Cavium, Marvell and others invested in Open Fast Path (OFP), an open source project aiming to provide an accelerated IP stack implemented in Linux user space?
Light Reading just announced the 2018 shortlist for the Leading Lights Awards: Enea is a finalist in the Most Innovative NFV Product Strategy category.
Industrial IoT faces the same challenge as telecoms did a few years back: scaling runtimes over multicore processors to provide enough processing power to handle all the data from the end-points.
What to do when you need Linux and hard real-time in the same system? Find out 3 ways how to get it done in software!
Voices from the Field: Using Enea OSE to ensure real-time characteristics in an LTE terminal device.
In this interview, we are talking to Mr. Zhang, a VP for Research and Development at a company that develops LTE terminal devices. In the design, Enea OSE is used on an ARM cluster and Enea OSEck on DSPs.
We talked to Paul Parker-Johnson, Principal Analyst for Cloud & Virtual System Infrastructure at ACG Research about what is going on at the network edge and what it takes to succeed as a solutions provider.
SDxCentral recently hosted a webinar with speakers from ACG Research, Intel and Enea. During the webinar, three questions were answered by a highly qualified audience of solution vendors, Systems Integrators and service providers.
Vendors would, in the past, package hardware and software together. In this horizontal world, we’re splitting that. The bundling and selling of vertical silos won’t work anymore.
4 steps how to shorten time-to-revenue in NFV/SDN systems at the network edge, ensuring flexible service deployment through open and standard APIs.
In a recent webinar with Light Reading, the audience was asked the question “Are you deploying ARM-based vCPE solutions in the near future”? Let’s take a look at the results.