18 May 2016, Shenzhen, China – ZTE Corporation (0763.HK / 000063.SZ), a major international provider of telecommunications, enterprise and consumer technology solutions for the Mobile Internet, today presented its Cloud Works solution at the IMS World Forum 2016. Based on infrastructure as a service (IaaS), this Cloud Works solution aims to build an innovative carrier-class network function virtualisation platform as a service (NFV PaaS) solution with leading developing, service and operations and maintenance (O&M) core frameworks.
The Cloud Works solution combines the evolution towards open cloud application innovation platforms with the ability to realise network generation, experience and service based on requirements from componentization and network slicing technologies, to provide basic low cost network services. Moreover, NFV application provides a highly-efficient development environment and operations optimization abilities to build a cloud factory based on component developing, operation and service management. This application is a cost-effective solution to help developers realise emerging and individual service innovations. The ZTE Cloud Works solution greatly helps telecom operators to realize network cloudification, service innovation and management transition, and to smoothly evolve to the future 5G network.
The IMS World Forum is the world’s most authoritative IMS forum, attracting over 300 top industry experts and boasting a long-standing and far-reaching influence. ZTE’s Cloud Works solution has attracted great interest in terms of technical innovation, industry contribution, business practice and consistent value for money for the best experience.
Now that ZTE has joined over 70 standard organizations, submitted over 20 000 proposals, and applied for over 30 000 patents in China, Europe and the U.S.A, it is the leader in network cloudification. Meanwhile, ZTE continues to develop comprehensive cooperation with mainstream vendors such as HP, VMware or Redhat, participates in open source communities and is dedicated to building an open and win-win cloudification network.
ZTE has already won over 12 NFV commercial contracts and 32 programmes of cooperation (POC). The IMS product has over 210 commercial/trial contracts. With over 170 commercial contracts, the global network equipment capacity has exceeded 250 million subscribers.