Orange Egypt and Huawei Egypt boost their strategic partnership to provide customers with unmatched services & solutions with mass market 5G ready vir
Huawei Egypt in collaboration with Orange Egypt have successfully modernized & virtualized the EPC (Evolved Packet Core) & DPI (Deep Packet Inspection) moving the core network's traditionally run on dedicated hardware to software based elements operating on commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) servers.
Orange Egypt is the first in Egypt & within all Orange affiliate to go virtual with business critical function (Packet Core) on a mass market use case (Entire network swap/modernization).
This new milestone is marking a strategically long term relationship which lasted for more than 13 years.
In order to provide its users with an unmatched experience, Orange Egypt has decided to use the latest NFV&Cloud technologies. Through this strategic partnership, Huawei’s vEPC solution enabled Orange Egypt to build an agile networks that quickly scale to match the performance demands of smart services, support faster service rollout, and dynamically allocate virtual resources while providing carrier-grade availability.
“The Technical strategy adopted on the THINK/Build/RUN fronts enhanced the time to market while managing skills and business models methodologies. The adopted transformation was managed through agile projects sprints & DevOps relying on complete core network evolved architecture” stated Monther Muharram, Director, Converged Core Engineering & Imp. Orange Egypt.
“We are keen to develop the outmost innovative solutions that providing customers with unmatched experience. Huawei has always been our strategic partner on the road to success” stated Ayman Amiri, CTO Orange Egypt.
Jerry Cui, Huawei Egypt CNBG President, stated “Orange selected Huawei Egypt to develop new technological solutions that would make Orange a leader in the broadband market globally. Thanks to Orange’s trust in Huawei, we will continue to support Orange’s expansion and virtualization plan to confidently provide their customers the best possible user experience”
This strategic partnership has empowered both parties to reach new heights and implement new innovations.
Virtual Evolved Packet Core (vEPC) is a framework for virtualizing the functions required to converge data on 3G and Long-Term Evolution (LTE - 4G) networks. vEPC moves the core network's components that traditionally run on dedicated hardware to software that operates on commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) servers.