23 Oct Kaloom Delivers Industry’s First Standalone User Plane Function for 5G Deployments
Kaloom’s UPF dramatically lowers the total cost of ownership by 10x
LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#5G–MWC 2019 –Kaloom, an emerging leader in the automated data center networking software market, today announced UPF, a standalone 5G offering well-suited for new emerging 5G Cloud Edge, Hybrid 4/5G and 5G Packet Core deployments. It offers the most scalable, lowest latency with the highest performance in the industry.
The Kaloom User Plane Function (UPF) is the only solution in the marketplace today that is cloud native with built-in network and data center slicing capabilities for end-to-end multi-tenancy. The programmable UPF is offered in a 3U or 4U configuration and designed for turnkey operation to accelerate 5G market deployment. The feature-rich UPF is compliant with 3GPP release 15 with an enhanced feature set including slicing, automation, packet-based and flow-based visibility in real time, SRv6 and data model driven management.
“We’ve conducted thorough testing of Kaloom’s UPF in our lab and the results have been very promising. We’ve observed a highly performant UPF with very low latency,” said Yang Jian Jun from China Unicom Research Center.
“We have decided to launch a stand-alone UPF based on tremendous customer interest. It has been designed with the most mission critical workloads in mind for 5G; pushing the limits in terms of performance: with greatly increased throughput, reduced latency and feature richness. The P4 enabled data-plane also enables customers to enhance and differentiate their UPF offerings,” said Suresh Krishnan, Chief Technology Officer at Kaloom.
Kaloom is an emerging company developing a fully automated, programmable data center networking software solutions that will disrupt how cloud and data center networks are built, managed and operated for enterprises, cloud providers, gaming companies, data center operators and 5G wireless providers. Kaloom comprises technology veterans with proven track records of delivering large-scale networking, analytics, and AI-based solutions for the world’s largest networks. The company is backed by leading investors, including Fonds de solidarité FTQ and Somel Investments. Kaloom is based in the heart of the Quartier de l’innovation in Montreal, Quebec and in the Silicon Valley. For additional information, visit www.kaloom.com.
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