ONF Launches First Open Source 5G/LTE Edge-Cloud-as-a-Service Platform

  • Leverages licensed and unlicensed (CBRS) spectrum
  • Operational pilot network deployed and growing – connecting multiple edge cloud sites

ONF Curated Open Source Model

Operator
Partnership
Operator Prioritized
Use Cases
  • Operators agree on common use cases to jointly pursue
  • Operators commit to deployment
  • Reference designs lead to RFPs and procurement
ONF Lab and
Engineering Staff
  • ONF is the only open source organization with a dedicated team of engineers
  • ONF engineers create first implementations, enabling pursuit of disruptive agenda
  • ONF then leads community efforts, forming virtual teams that can scale under ONF leadership to build deployable solutions
Ecosystem
Develops
  • Curated supply chain engages to embrace opportunity
  • Well aligned vendors contribute value to overall solution
  • Operator commitment to deployment ensures ROI for supply chain

ONF Is Led by the Most Advanced Operators from across the Globe in Collaboration with a Set of Aligned Supply Chain Partners

OPERATOR PARTNERS
SUPPLY CHAIN PARTNERS

Over 200 Collaborating Organizations Work Together under the ONF Umbrella

Benefits for ONF Ecosystem

Operators

  • Accelerate innovation
  • Reduce CAPEX/OPEX
  • Lead industry in creation of next-generation open source solutions

Supply Chain

  • Gain early visibility into operator requirements
  • Create products in partnership with operators
  • Capture a share of the $490B market transformation resulting from ONF-based open source

System Integrators

  • Help operators plan, build and operate their networks
  • New business opportunity helping operators as they transform their networks

Forecasted Market Share Impact of ONF’sOpen Source Platforms

$490 billion dollars of market share are being directly impacted by ONF’s projects.

$73B in revenue expected to shift to vendors delivering ONF-based solutions to operators

Operators Cite Compelling Rationale for ONF Platforms

40%CAPEX savings
25%OPEX savings
11%top line revenue growth

Cost Efficient and Scalable

ONF Started the SDN Movement and Has Numerous Projects at Various Stages

In Parallel with Mobile and Broadband Platform Development, ONF Is Reinventing the SDN Layer to Deliver on the Full Promise of “Software-Defined”

NG-SDN Delivers

Leap forward in capabilities

  • Top-Down Programmability
  • Hardware Independence
  • Cloud-like Development Lifecycle
  • Verifiability

Enabling

  • Top-Down Control for Operators and Application Developers
  • Rapid Network Innovation
  • Zero Touch Operation
  • Robust Hardware Ecosystem

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