Cloud-Native Telecommunication Networks Technology Services Office (Shampa)

Tech-unit information
Manager Dr. Babak Hossein Khalaj
Phone +98 21 66166240
Address NO.222, Sharif Technology Services Complex, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran.
Website http://cloudnet.sharif.ir/
Email khalaj@sharif.edu
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Introduction:

This is a leading office in the area of emerging mobile network technologies in country. Leveraging on emerging Telco Cloud platform covering technologies such as Software-defined Networks (SDN), Network Function Virtualization (NFV), SD-WAN and Multi-access Edge Computing (MEC), this office offers customer-centric cloud-native solutions helping Communication Service Providers (CSPs), Mobile Network Operators (MNOs) and enterprises in the transition to the next generation telecom virtualized network infrastructures.

We are conducting pioneer projects on the deployment and verifications of 5G mobile Core and RAN network functionalities using an end-to-end LTE/5G development and test platform to provide novel service-driven solutions for our customers, among others, contributing to provide a road-map on migration from legacy to SDN/NFV-based networks for Mobile Communication Company Iran (MCCI) as the first and the biggest national mobile network operator in country. CNTN Service Platform is a comprehensive network orchestration and service delivery software platform that automates service provisioning, simplifies network management and facilitates the smooth transition to service-oriented infrastructure. The platform leverages the synergy of SDN/NFV, Lifecycle Service Orchestration, open protocols and APIs.

Expertise & Abilities:

  • Design and verify innovative service-oriented cloud networking solutions towards end-to-end 5G mobile networks including Core, RAN and Transport Networks using our 5G test and development platform.
  • Virtualization of communication networks based on Network Function Virtualization (NFV) and Software-defined Network (SDN) technologies while following the guidelines and reference architectures for migration from legacy towards virtualized cloud-native networks.
  • Contribution on development of Telco-cloud ecosystem and design cloud orchestration and management solutions to realize telecom cloud-related features like Mobile Edge Computing.

Products & Services:

  • An end-to-end fully virtualized 5G network test and development platform
  • Real-time network emulation
  • Technical consultancy Services
  • Knowledge transfer and educational activities