KDDI Uses Dell Open Infrastructure for 5G Open vRAN deployment

Dell Technologies Japan Inc. announced that KDDI Corporation uses Dell PowerEdge servers for its 5G Open vRAN commercial deployment in Osaka City, Osaka Prefecture.

The provision of 5G services and the rapid growth of communications volume have created the need for modern, open network infrastructure that can be deployed quickly and economically. KDDI has developed and started commercial deployment of 5G Open vRAN that implements an open interface compliant with the O-RAN standard.

[Dell Technologies’ Contribution]
Dell Technologies supports KDDI’s needs for efficiency with Dell PowerEdge servers.

・Dell IT infrastructure support a multi-vendor environment based on Open RAN standards.
・Contribution to infrastructure commonality in network from center to RAN facilities.
・Support for automation of configuration work (zero-touch provisioning) at the start of operation in infrastructure commonization.
・Contribution to quick delivery and nationwide area expansion through the supply chain established at the global level.

Dell Technologies will support network modernization with its technologies and solutions for KDDI’s adoption of Open and virtualized RAN. Dell Technologies will form open partner ecosystems and provide support so that communication service providers, such as KDDI, can accelerate innovation and create new business opportunities.