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5G, Cloud & Edge

Learn more about Affirmed Networks 5G solutions, including Affirmed UnityCloud - 5G Core, Affirmed Multi-Access Edge Computing, and Affirmed Private Network Service.
eBook

Affirmed Private Network Service

Bringing the Power of Hyperscale to Operator-Enabled Private Mobile Networks

The convergence of 5G, MEC, and the cloud enables ultra-fast, secure, and scalable private mobile networks for powerful applications
White Paper

Affirmed Private Network Service

Deploying Private Mobile Networks on Azure

Bringing the Power of Hyperscale to Operator-Enabled Private Mobile Networks
Solution Brief

Affirmed Private Network Service

Affirmed Private Network Service

New enterprise 5G networks will outperform Wi-Fi and support a cloud architecture for new service deployment and automation
White Paper

Affirmed Private Network Service

Why Private Networks are Essential to Drive Enterprise Digital Transformation

In this IDG white paper, 5G is expected to usher in more speed and potential for enterprise applications and operations.
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Overview Brochure

Affirmed Private Network Service

The Five “Must-Have” Features for Private Networks

5G is more than smartphones. Smart factories, smart cities, and even smart cars are all driving the need for new private 5G networks.
White Paper

Affirmed UnityCloud - 5G Core

Total Value of Ownership

The ultimate goal of 5G network transformation is not simply to reduce the cost of a network, but to increase its value.
Overview Brochure

Affirmed UnityCloud - 5G Core

Affirmed Networks Company Overview

Affirmed’s cloud-native networks are driving award-winning innovations and deployments with major carriers worldwide.
Solution Brief

Affirmed UnityCloud - 5G Core

Affirmed UnityCloud

UnityCloud enables smart factories, connected cities, autonomous cars, telemedicine, and more to reduce their OPEX by 90%.
Video

Affirmed UnityCloud - 5G Core

Breaking Down the Intrinsic Links Between Cloud and 5G

Ashwin Moranganti shows opportunities linking 5G and the cloud—edge compute, private networks, and network slicing.
GlobalData Report

Affirmed UnityCloud - 5G Core

5G Mobile Core Disruptors: Competitive Landscape Assessment

In this report, Affirmed emerges as the clear leader and highest recommended vendor among 5G mobile core disruptors.
Overview Brochure

Affirmed UnityCloud - 5G Core

The World Wide Wireless Web

The next iteration of the world wide web will be wireless with billions of new handheld and IoT devices being deployed.
Infographic

Affirmed UnityCloud - 5G Core

Why the WWW Needs to Evolve to the World Wide WIRELESS Web

As we move towards a mobile-first society, the world wide web must evolve into what we call the world wide WIRELESS web.
Video

Affirmed UnityCloud - 5G Core

Executive Interview with Ron Parker, CTO, Affirmed Networks

This FierceWireless interview covers wide ranging topics from Affirmed UnityCloud to the company’s vision for 5G core.
Video

Affirmed UnityCloud - 5G Core

High Performance Next-Gen Core Networks

Affirmed’s Ron Parker and Intel’s Caroline Chan explain the potential of cloud-native, next generation 5G core networks.
Video

Affirmed UnityCloud - 5G Core

The Promise of NFV: Moving Towards 5G & Cloud Native

This video explores the power and promise of cloud-native 5G NFV to quickly develop profitable and robust implementations.
Video

Affirmed UnityCloud - 5G Core

The Cloudification of the Network: The First of Its Kind Intelligent Mobile Network

Executives from Intel, Rakuten, and Affirmed explain why network virtualization and going cloud-native are so essential.
Video

Affirmed UnityCloud - 5G Core

Turbocharging the Network Will Pay Dividends for 5G

Caroline Chan and Amit Tiwari underscore the expectations for immersive, high fidelity user experiences at the edge.
Video

Multi-Access Edge Computing

Q&A about Mobile Edge Compute (MEC) with Randy Cook from Affirmed Networks – Part 1

In Part 1, Randy Cook, explains what Mobile Edge Compute (MEC) is, its functionality, and what use cases it enables.
Video

Multi-Access Edge Computing

Q&A about Mobile Edge Compute (MEC) with Randy Cook from Affirmed Networks – Part 2

In Part 2 of this series, Randy Cook describes MEC use cases such as localized mobile advertising and stadium applications.
Video

Multi-Access Edge Computing

Q&A about Mobile Edge Compute (MEC) with Randy Cook from Affirmed Networks – Part 3

In Part 3, Randy Cook describes how service providers can benefit from MEC by bringing applications closer to the edge.
Video

Affirmed UnityCloud - 5G Core

The Current State of 5G Deployments

Affirmed’s Ashwin Moranganti explains virtualization’s role in 5G orchestration, visibility, and always-on networks.
White Paper

Affirmed UnityCloud - 5G Core

An “Open” Approach to Building 5G Networks

5G isn’t just about redesigning networks around new architectural standards. It’s about rethinking how to deliver services.
White Paper

Affirmed UnityCloud - 5G Core

Affirmed & Intel Enable Cost-Effective and High Scale 5G Core

Presenting a state-of-the-art solution for the commercial, standalone 5G core (5GCN) network that reaching 200 Gbps.
eBook

Affirmed UnityCloud - 5G Core

The Critical Role of Next Gen Core Solutions

Ultra-fast mobile broadband is great, but the real benefits of a 5G architecture will come from next-generation core systems.
eBook

Affirmed UnityCloud - 5G Core

Win the Race to Revenues with Affirmed UnityCloud

This eBook introduces UnityCloud showing how fast operators can deploy revenue-generating services and enter new markets.
Video

Affirmed UnityCloud - 5G Core

5G and Affirmed UnityCloud

Introducing UnityCloud: a 5G core, cloud-native solution built on an open, webscale architecture for mobile operators.
White Paper

Affirmed UnityCloud - 5G Core

Winning the Race to Revenue

The competition for digital services revenue is underway and coming from all sides: not just traditional service providers.
Report

Affirmed UnityCloud - 5G Core

Open Networking Survey Report

This survey looks at open networking solutions that will help telecom and cloud service providers transform their networks.
Infographic

Affirmed UnityCloud - 5G Core

Win the Race to Revenue

This colorful infographic illustrates three tracks for increasing top line growth and bottom-line profits.
Video

Affirmed UnityCloud - 5G Core

Affirmed: Becoming the Industry’s First ‘Mobile Core as a Service’

Amit Tiwari, talks to Light Reading about Affirmed's vEPC on AWS—the industry's first 'Mobile Core as a Service.'
Heavy Reading White Paper

Affirmed UnityCloud - 5G Core

5G Service Velocity & the Distributed Cloud

Leading operators are re-architecting their networks for the services that will underpin their success in the 5G era.
Customer Interview

Affirmed UnityCloud - 5G Core

Fierce Wireless: DU interview at MWC

Salim Al Balooshi, Chief Infrastructure Officer of Du, discusses 5G and working with Affirmed Networks.

Virtualization & Content Optimization

Learn more about Affirmed Networks virtualization solutions, including vEPC, Content & Security tools, carrier-grade Wi-Fi, IoT, and Professional Services.
Solution Brief

Virtual Evolved Packet Core (vEPC)

Virtual Evolved Packet Core (vEPC)

Modernize your mobile service networks and build toward 5G with a fully virtualized mobile core platform built on four pillars of innovation.
Solution Brief

Content & Security

Affirmed Content and Security Services

Create new services in minutes with Affirmed’s content and security services portfolio improving efficiency up to 10x.
Video

Virtual Evolved Packet Core (vEPC)

Affirmed Virtual Evolved Packet Core

5G markets will reach $196 billion by 2023 creating challenges such as scalability, cost, and demand for new services.
Solution Brief

Global Professional Services

Simplify your Virtualization Deployment with Affirmed Professional Services

Let our Global Professional Services assist with expertise in virtualization from strategy to system integration and support.
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White Paper

Virtual Evolved Packet Core (vEPC)

Affirmed Networks virtualized Evolved Packet Core (vEPC) benchmarks with 2nd Generation Intel Xeon Scalable Processors

This paper highlights the performance of Affirmed’s virtualized Evolved Packet Core on Intel Xeon Platinum 8280L processors.
White Paper

Virtual Evolved Packet Core (vEPC)

Economic Impact of NFVI Design Choices

Learn the four critical NFVI design choices that can impact network cost and performance—saving (or costing) millions.
White Paper

IoT

Three Critical Capabilities for CSPs to Deliver Internet of Things Profitability

Making IoT profitable for CSPs and enterprises requires new processes, faster launches, and new virtualized technologies.
Customer Interview

Wi-Fi

Affirmed and Orange Partner on Wi-Fi Roaming

Even with 5G services coming to market, there is still a big future for Wi-Fi and other wireless technologies.
Customer Interview

Virtual Evolved Packet Core (vEPC)

Turkcell and Affirmed’s Network Virtualization Journey

Turkcell expects 100X data growth through 2025, with just 1% revenue increase on a network serving 35 million subscribers.
Video

Virtual Evolved Packet Core (vEPC)

Transatel and VMware on the dramatic impact of NFV

Jacques Bonifay of Transatel and Shekar Ayyar of VMware discuss the deployment and key advantages of NFV solutions.
White Paper

Global Professional Services

Lessons Learned on the NFV Front Lines

No company has more experience with NFV architectures than Affirmed and along the way, we’ve learned some valuable lessons.
White Paper

Content & Security

Updated*—Best Practices for Mobile Data Optimization

Before supersizing bandwidth for the oncoming flood of mobile traffic from video and IoT devices, think optimization first.
White Paper

Affirmed UnityCloud - 5G Core

Winning the Race to Revenue

The competition for digital services revenue is underway and coming from all sides: not just traditional service providers.
Video

Virtual Evolved Packet Core (vEPC)

Performance Benefits of Deploying Virtualized Architectures

Learn about the performance benefits of deploying virtualized architectures in this short 1:25 minute video.
Video

Virtual Evolved Packet Core (vEPC)

A TCO Analysis: Benefits of a High Performance Integrated Mobile Core

Chris Nicoll, Principal Analyst of Wireless and Mobility at ACG Research, discusses where 5G revenue will come from.
Video

Content & Security

Discrete Stand-alone Appliances vs. Integrated Functionality

Integrating network functions into one system vs. using specialized appliances reduces complexity and inefficiency.
Customer Interview

Global Professional Services

Turkcell’s Network Transformation Program

LightReading's Ray Le Maistre interviews Aykut Soner Demirkol of Turkcell about their network transformation program.
Video

Affirmed UnityCloud - 5G Core

Affirmed: Becoming the Industry’s First ‘Mobile Core as a Service’

Amit Tiwari, talks to Light Reading about Affirmed's vEPC on AWS—the industry's first 'Mobile Core as a Service.'
Solution Brief

Virtual Evolved Packet Core (vEPC)

Preparing for the Future with Virtualized EPC

With Mobile Content Cloud, network operators can keep up with growing traffic while reducing total cost of ownership.
On Demand Webinar

Virtual Evolved Packet Core (vEPC)

5G Service Velocity & the Distributed Service Provider Cloud

This webinar explores how advanced 4G and 5G influence the design, deployment and operation of new network architectures.
White Paper

Virtual Evolved Packet Core (vEPC)

Affirmed Mobile Core Tests Demonstrate Scalability, Performance for 5G Networks

Testing of Affirmed Networks virtualized evolved packet core (vEPC) solution shows line rate performance up to 150 Gbps.
Customer Interview

Content & Security

How Three UK is Leveraging Affirmed’s NFV

In this Heavy Reading interview, Three CTO Bryn Jones explains how Affirmed NFV technology prepared Three for the move to 5G.
Customer Interview

Affirmed UnityCloud - 5G Core

Fierce Wireless: DU interview at MWC

Salim Al Balooshi, Chief Infrastructure Officer of Du, discusses 5G and working with Affirmed Networks.
White Paper

Network Slicing

Innovating to Increase Revenue

Despite high costs and declining revenues, the future is bright for innovators that can rapidly launch new mobile services.
White Paper

Global Professional Services

The State of Play of NFV Today

Network Functions Virtualization has gained remarkable traction in the telecommunications industry but with varied results.
Customer Interview

Virtual Evolved Packet Core (vEPC)

Etisalat on their NFV Journey Using Affirmed Networks’ Virtualized Evolved Packet Core (vEPC) Solution

A Light Reading interview with Etisalat about their initiative to "cloudify" their network using Affirmed’s vEPC solution.
Solution Brief

Wi-Fi

Affirmed Wi-Fi: How, When and Wi-Fi

With Wi-Fi hotspots numbers growing, analysts predict up to 80% of all mobile voice and data traffic will be Wi-Fi based.
Demo

Wi-Fi

Affirmed’s Virtualized Wi-Fi Gateway

Affirmed's ePDG and TWAG allow operators to offer virtualized Wi-Fi access as part of their overall network experience.
Demo

IoT

Affirmed IoT Overview Demo

Affirmed end-to-end solution includes virtualized connectivity, an IoT Service Platform, and IoT Integration Services.
White Paper

Wi-Fi

Economic Advantages of Virtualized WiFi Access for VoWiFi

The challenge for mobile service providers is how to increase coverage while reducing the cost of delivering voice services.

Orchestration, Management & Analytics

Learn more about Affirmed Networks orchestration solutions, including UnityCloud Operations, vProbe, and Network Slicing.
Solution Brief

UnityCloud Operations

UnityCloud Operations

Streamline your evolution to 5G with Affirmed’s award-winning approach to 5G service automation, management, and integration.
ACG Research Report

UnityCloud Operations

Hybrid Networks: Integrated Provisioning for Virtual and Physical Networks

Learn how Affirmed provides a system for modern network resources and customer service provisioning with hybrid networks.
Video

UnityCloud Operations

Affirmed Networks’ Service Automation Platform Demo at 5G North America

This six minute video demonstration shows Affirmed Networks’ Service Automation Platform.
Whiteboard

Virtual Probe & Analytics

Affirmed Virtual Probe and Analytics

Affirmed’s virtual probe and analytics provides built-in network intelligence in a single solution reducing costs up to 50%.
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White Paper

Network Slicing

Innovating to Increase Revenue

Despite high costs and declining revenues, the future is bright for innovators that can rapidly launch new mobile services.
Solution Brief

Virtual Probe & Analytics

Affirmed Virtual Probe

More traffic, devices, and competition are fueling the migration of MNOs towards network virtualization.
Report

Virtual Probe & Analytics

Applying Real-Time Analytics in the Virtualized Mobile Core Network

Solve the challenges of traditional tools by making it possible to probe VNFs in a scalable, cost-effective manner.
White Paper

Virtual Probe & Analytics

Bringing Virtual Probes and Analytics Together

Telecom operators need real-time analytics to deliver structured data sets and provide context for business decisions.
Whiteboard

Network Slicing

Automated Network Slicing and Service Assurance

Network slicing is fundamental to operators that need to support diverse services on a common network platform.
White Paper

Network Slicing

4G & 5G-Ready Network Slicing

Supporting diverse services on a common network platform is a powerful idea with compelling commercial opportunities.
Solution Brief

Network Slicing

The Affirmed Virtual Slice Selection Function (vSSF)

MNOs can monetize and optimize differentiated mobile services using Affirmed’s Virtual Slice Selection Function (vSSF).
Whiteboard

UnityCloud Operations

The Affirmed Service Automation Platform

ASAP is an automated configuration management platform that radically simplifies service creation and provisioning.