NEC Corporation and its ecosystem partners A10 Networks, Adtran (formerly ADVA), Fortinet and Juniper Networks have launched the Value Added xHaul Solution Suite to accelerate the monetization of operators’ transport networks in the 5G era. The new solution suite will enable traditional IP and optical transport networking to bring additional value with enhanced capabilities, including data center networks, network security, and automation to maximize operators’ profitability.
In light of the transition to 5G, xHaul, the backbone of the entire network, needs to adapt to industry transformations such as Open RAN to enable flexible networking, edge computing and network slicing for monetization, multi-domain automation for operational simplicity and vigilant security measures to protect networks against increasing risks.
To help operators tackle these emerging requirements for xHaul network evolution, NEC takes a unique holistic best-of-breed approach to move beyond the siloed proposition prevalent in the industry today. This collaborative approach improves efficiency and Return on Investment (ROI), enabling the optimization of the entire transport network. Leveraging its extensive experience as a global system integrator as well as its IT and network engineering expertise, NEC delivers a single xHaul solution suite. The suite provides tailored solutions for operators to maximize the value and efficiency of their networks.
As a part of 5G xHaul Transformation Services under NEC Open Networks, the new Value Added xHaul Solution Suite is engineered by NEC’s 5G Transport Centers of Excellence (CoEs). NEC’s central hubs meet regional and local operators’ needs while ensuring the high performance of networks. The Value Added xHaul Solution Suite means NEC will continually contribute to advancing operators’ xHaul networks and their business success globally.
“NEC is committed to delivering innovative services with best-of-breed solutions built on a vibrant ecosystem of trusted industry partners. We are helping to resolve operators’ pressing challenges in an end-to-end optimized approach. Our new Value Added xHaul Solution Suite addresses our customers’ demands to adapt to emerging 5G dynamics in xHaul flexibly and with increased simplicity, better quality, and more profitability,” said Hideyuki Ogata, general manager, service provider solutions department, NEC Corporation.