ZTE Corporation has won a large portion of China Mobile’s 2019 bidding for NFV network equipment, covering six of the eight regions for control plane, and spanning 12 provinces in total.
ZTE has also won the bidding for the user plane in Shandong, Anhui, Fujian, Yunnan and other 12 provinces in China.
The phase-1 project of China Mobile’s NFV network includes six parts: PS network VNFs of eight regions and 31 provinces, IMS network VNFs, virtual-layer software, distributed storage, MANO, and system integration.
ZTE has partnered with China Mobile to build a secure, reliable, mature, and stable end-to-end cloudified network, by means of four years and five stages of pilot and verification in NFV field.
Global telecom operators’ networks and government and enterprise networks are using ZTE’s NFV infrastructure TECS, Ceph-based carrier-grade distributed and unified storage platform CloveStorage, carrier-grade server operation system CGSL, 2/3/4/5G integrated cloud core network Common Core and the AI-based automatic O&M management system CloudStudio for commercial use.