Powering 5G services with Kubernetes

Deploy and manage cloud-native 5G RAN, IMS, Packet Core, and Edge VNFs and CNFs with simplified management

Platform9 Retail Edge

Trusted by leading companies

With the advent of 5G, there’s a cloud touch to the service provider’s network and ecosystem. Platform9 represents an evolution of a cloud-native software platform that offers competitive and differentiated services for many telco and enterprise customers.”
Bejoy Pankajakshan

Chief Strategy Officer, Mavenir

Six reasons
Why you are struggling with 5G deployments

Challenges faced by our customers before they transition to Platform9.

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Inability to remotely troubleshoot for identifying and resolving issues in real-time

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Lack of a central management plane to integrate data centers, edge locations, and public cloud resources

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Managing VMs and containers across edge locations is complex and less efficient

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Need for network acceleration to optimize VNFs and CNFs deployments

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Delayed app delivery due to the lack of automated deployment to edge sites

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Lack of auto-scaling solutions to share resources and optimize network footprint

Benefits of Platform9

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Faster time to market

Hyper-automation results in faster roll out of 5G network services
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Modernize your network

Transition to Cloud-Native architecture to simplify and accelerate operations
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Lower TCO

99% CapEx and OpEx savings through HW/SW disaggregation and end-to-end automation

Experience the future of networking with our 5G ready solution!

Platform9’s comprehensive feature set help simplify complex tasks with our intuitive, easy-to-use interface, letting your team focus on driving business growth.

Advanced networking

  • Multus, IPV6, and IPAM Support
  • Network accelerators: SRIOV, DPDK, MACvLAN, IPvLAN
  • Host Config Automation

Centralized management

  • Single sign-on for distributed infrastructure locations
  • Cluster profiles to ensure consistency of deployment across large number of clusters and customers
  • Centralized management of tooling, APIs, and app catalog to simplify application management at scale

Advanced resource binding

  • CPU management: CPU Pinning and NUMA
  • Topology management
  • Monitoring and visibility

Full stack, from bare metal

  • Fully automated bare-metal life-cycle management
  • No need for 3rd party hypervisors like VMware

Advanced networking

Watch this technical video on how Platform9 simplifies host configuration and automates creation of SRIOV virtual functions that are seamlessly integrated with Kubernetes

Guide to optimizing Kubernetes for 5G environments

  • 5G use cases across industries
  • 5G – RAN and core components
  • Challenges and approaches to solving the K8s operations
The cover for the "Guide to Optimizing Kubernetes for 5G environments" includes bullet points for 5G use cases, example of large-scale mobile operator 5G architecture, and more

More 5G resources

Retailers guide to software-defined stores with Kubernetes

Distributed edge architecture with managed Kubernetes

How retail technology leaders should architect software-driven stores

5 Technical challenges to optimize Kubernetes for 5G environments

Platform9 boosts global food retailer’s store digitization by 2 years

Experience the cloud disruption with 5G and edge computing

Expedite your 5G deployment and minimize operating cost

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