Ericsson BSS Virtualized Cloud Lowers Expenses, Boosts Efficiency
Cloud computing is gaining momentum as a substitute for traditional IT infrastructure, due in large part to its on-demand model for providing computing resources. By using capacity that is already in place, businesses can quickly deploy new applications with less effort, capital investment, and support. Communication service providers (CSPs) are looking to gain the same benefits; however, they have strict, real-time demands for their applications, such as real-time charging, and require highly-available infrastructure.
Designed for demanding telecom environments, the Ericsson Business Support Systems (BSS) portfolio running on a virtualized cloud infrastructure helps operators take advantage of flexible systems, streamlined processes and better risk management. Ericsson, working with Intel, supports cloud infrastructure built with its carrier-grade Ericsson Blade System or commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) blades. In either case, network operators can lower their operating expenditures (OpEx) with reduced power consumption, floor space and system management effort, while simplifying the deployment of new services through operational efficiencies from increased scalability and automation. This white paper provides an overview of how Ericsson’s converged charging, billing and customer care solutions running in the cloud are transforming the telecom business model.
Read the full Ericsson BSS Virtualized Cloud Lowers Expenses, Boosts Efficiency Solution Brief.