Juniper Networks Delivers MobileNext -- Industry's First Open Mobile Core for Service Innovation
BARCELONA, SPAIN, Feb 13, 2011 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --
Juniper Networks (NYSE: JNPR) today announced MobileNext, the
industry's first open mobile core for 2G/3G and LTE networks that
enables mobile operators to profit from the rapid increase in mobile
data traffic from smartphones and other mobile device types.
MobileNext is a suite of software that runs on Juniper Networks
industry leading MX 3D Universal Edge Router and Junos(R) software
platform. MobileNext delivers on the "Project Falcon" initiative with
breakthrough products, solutions and business models that address the
needs of mobile operators today.
MobileNext, with industry leading scalability of mobile sessions, set
up rates and forwarding capacity, enables high-definition voice and
video delivery with seamless handoff between 3G and LTE for
non-interrupted user experience while integrating a rich portfolio of
in-line IP services. These in-line services, including Deep Packet
Inspection, Traffic Direct for Internet offload, Carrier Grade NAT,
Firewall, Video Optimization, MPLS, and Application Load Balancing,
provide deployment flexibility and dramatically reduce TCO to mobile
MobileNext software offerings includes the following three key
elements for 2G/3G and LTE mobile packet cores:
-- MobileNext Broadband Gateway: Providing GGSN and PDN/Serving Gateway
functions in one platform, the MobileNext Broadband Gateway delivers
scale and performance with uncompromised in-line IP services while
enabling service creation with the Junos SDK for operators to innovate
profitable data services.
-- Mobile Control Gateway: Providing SGSN and MME functions for 2G/3G and
LTE mobile packet cores, the MobileNext Control Gateway delivers
control plane functions for mobile networks including user
authentication and mobility management to redefine performance for the
-- MobileNext Policy Manager: Integrating with the industry's leading
subscriber management systems, Juniper is offering choice and
flexibility for mobile operators to control network and content
resources and rapidly enable and monetize new applications.
"Mobile operators are under pressure to scale bandwidth, offer new
services and drive profitability," said Mike Iandolo, general manager
and vice president of Mobile Business Unit at Juniper Networks. "With
MobileNext, Juniper is providing a solution that delivers
high-definition experience, investment protection and stronger
economics. Our unique solution offers a programmable platform for
operators to customize innovation that monetizes rich media data
MobileNext offers rapid integration of new applications through Junos
SDK to help mobile operators accelerate service innovation.
Leveraging the Junos SDK, Juniper worked with Openwave Systems to
deliver video optimization and application load balancing for mobile
operators to build IP services and expedite time to revenue.
By tailoring the performance and open APIs to the smartphone
revolution, Juniper transforms the business model of mobile core
networks. As the mobile industry moves to IP-based services and
architecture, Juniper is also offering a simplified, "any G"
subscriber-based pricing model that is independent of radio access
type and strengthens the economics of delivering data services for
"The data tsunami coming from smartphones and other mobile devices
will continue to increase, fueled by more powerful devices and a
shift from 3G to 4G/LTE," said Phil Solis, research director, Mobile
Networks at ABI Research. "Through its open Junos SDK, Juniper's
MobileNext delivers the service creation and service velocity
operators need in the smartphone era, and the consolidation of
best-in-class services in a single platform can reduce operators'
total cost of ownership up to 56 percent."
MobileNext Broadband Gateway, Control Gateway, and
Policy Manager will be generally available in mid-2011. IP services
including Deep Packet Inspection, Traffic Direct for Internet
off-load, Carrier Grade NAT/Firewall, MPLS and Mobile Video
Optimization are available today.
For more information about today's launch, please refer to the
-- Juniper at Mobile World Congress - www.juniper.net/mwc
-- The Network Ahead blog - www.juniper.net/networkahead
-- Juniper.Net Community - www.juniper.net/community
-- Juniper's Social Channels - www.juniper.net/social
About Juniper Networks
Juniper Networks is in the business of network
innovation. From devices to data centers, from consumers to cloud
providers, Juniper Networks delivers the software, silicon and
systems that transform the experience and economics of networking.
Additional information can be found at Juniper Networks
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