Tech Mahindra Unveils SDN – NFV based Smart City Solutions


Tech Mahindra Ltd. has launched its SDN and NFV based solutions suite to address the ever changing network scenarios and demands in building the smart cities.

Tech Mahindra has established itself as a key player in the SDN-NFV space and offer vendor neutral System Integration capabilities and highly scalable Managed Services to its customers.

Tech Mahindra is accelerating customers’ Time to Market with these next gen solutions and eco-system of alliances; delivering highest level of integration and choice. The company aim to 25% – 30% lower its customer TCO with its powerful, innovative portfolio of reusable Network Function Virtualization (NFV) and Software Defined Networks (SDN) components like Load Balancer and Bandwidth Management.

As a part of this suite of solutions, Tech Mahindra has developed a carrier grade Virtual Evolved Packet Core (vEPC) solution that scales independently for control and data plane surges. Tech Mahindra’s 3GPP compliant vEPC comes with a custom developed VNF manager that enhances virtualization platforms for carrier grade requirements of virtual network functions. This would result in significant reduction in CapEx as vEPC runs on commodity x86 hardware, provide for a highly scalable & flexible solution and ensure effective resource utilization.

“We, at Tech Mahindra, help accelerate SDN-NFV transformation of CSP networks through End to End vendor neutral solutions powered by in-house IPs, System Integration, testing & Managed Services. Tech Mahindra’s vEPC has a modular architecture making it flexible for adding new features & enhancements. This, coupled with our strong services heritage will play a key role in circumventing higher up-front costs and any hardware related issues,” said Ranganath Rajaiyengar, Vice President – R&D Services, Tech Mahindra.

The new service offering comes from the Digital Enterprise Services (DES) unit of Tech Mahindra. The unit offers innovative and customer-centric services and solutions integrating technology with business that answer today’s issues, anticipate tomorrow’s needs and create Future Proof and Future Ready Solutions using seven technologies namely Networks, Mobility, Analytics, Cloud, Security, Social and Sensors.


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