The FINANCIAL — In its 150th anniversary year, Nokia continues to innovate and reinvent itself by being the first vendor to effectively merge the IT and telco cloud domains with the launch of its AirFrame Data Center Solution.
This is the first offering that combines the benefits of cloud computing technologies with the stringent requirements of the core and radio in the telco world. The Nokia AirFrame Data Center Solution is 5G-ready and supports the vision of a more flexible and distributed cloud architecture, which is the foundation to deliver the latency and data processing requirements of the future. The Nokia AirFrame Data Center Solution is available now, according to Nokia.
First solution to efficiently serve both the IT and telco worlds
The first steps for the telco cloud were focused on taking core applications to a virtualized environment, offering immediate benefits of added scalability, flexibility and business agility. However, when implementing a comprehensive telco cloud architecture operators are faced with strict latency requirements and an extremely high demand for processing power. The new AirFrame Data Center Solution is the first to directly address these requirements and effectively merge the telco and IT domains in one single solution, utilizing high performance Intel® technology.
In developing AirFrame, Nokia Networks has invested in further advancing the data center hardware technology. Its innovations will deliver acceleration capabilities that will help operator customers be more efficient and differentiate themselves in the market. To continue advancing its solutions, Nokia Networks has opened a dedicated R&D facility for data center technology development. With this solid foundation, the Nokia AirFrame Data Center Solution brings what is needed to efficiently merge the IT and telco domains and pave the way towards 5G.