Delivering on the Promise of SDN & NFV: Radisys Upgrades its x86 Portfolio with Support for Next-Gen Intel Processors for the Virtualization Application Arena

By Chandresh Ruparel, Director of Product Line Management, Radisys

Mobile traffic growth isn’t showing any signs of slowing down and mobile operators need to make crucial decisions now to ensure that they can keep up with demand in the future. Some mobile operators are seeking to deploy SDN and NFV infrastructure to take advantage of the benefits of cloud technology proven in the enterprise space. However, to deploy SDN and NFV on a carrier-scale for data plane applications requires more processing power along with platforms that can process hundreds of millions of data plane flows simultaneously, across thousands of Virtualized Network Functions (VNFs). Radisys has invested in Intel’s next generation silicon to address these issues and to help mobile operators reduce costs, while accelerating time-to-market for VNF application developers.

Here at Radisys we’re always focused on enabling our customers with leading technology to maintain their market leadership. Our long-standing partnership with Intel enables us to release new products in lockstep with Intel’s latest processors.

Radisys’ new COTS-based ATCA-4700 blade and our latest T-Series Compact Rackmount Server are based on the Intel Xeon® processor E5 2600 v3 product family, delivering high performance and greater processing power with critical telco-grade reliability. We also deliver comprehensive Intel Data Plane Developer Kit (DPDK) optimizations and support across our x86 product line to ensure customers get the best performance possible.

Along with our leading technology, our team delivers a minimum seven year lifecycle support for our entire product portfolio. We offer engineering and manufacturing services along with technology consulting as a seamless extension of our customers’ development and manufacturing teams. This commitment to our customers is at the heart of what we do.

Radisys brings expertise in LTE, ATCA, Deep Packet Inspection (DPI) and security to our broad range of applications. The combination of telecom-grade performance and a broad product portfolio optimized with Intel DPDK allows TEMs to focus resources on rapid innovation in the virtualized application arena. Our new T-Series ATCA and Rackmount Server products, with the latest Intel processor and virtualization capabilities, are very well positioned to help our customers successfully transition to the next-generation of Intel technologies.