Service Providers needs to re-enforce the strength of their asset, the Network, avoiding to become a dumb pipe providing new services with fast time to market, new Quality of Service and new Quality of Experience and in the meanwhile moving smoothly to a new architecture enabling consolidation; reduction in footprint and consumption; modularity and flexibility to quickly react to market changes; converged capabilities to handle with a Single Core fixed and mobile subscribers, legacy and innovative devices; interconnection with any other external networks and, even, with OTT.
Italtel i-MCS provides within a single product all the capabilities required to handle with a Single Core Architecture LTE/VoLTE and IMS subscribers, legacy POTS and ISDN subscribers, interconnection with PSTN, PLMN and IP-based networks with full signaling interworking as well as media handling thanks to integration with Italtel Netmatch.
Italtel i-MCS exploits software modularity and Network Function Virtualization allowing to be deployed over commercial hardware, data center and even clouds with the best configuration for the Service Provider, from IMS-in-a-box to separated Network Elements for each functionality required.
Italtel i-MCS is designed with modularity and flexibility in mind, having all software modules being deployable independently and using standard interfaces; further i-MCS has been already deployed in live network over virtual environment such as Data Center and Cloud.
Italtel i-MCS provides:
- Single Core Architecture covering LTE/IMS and VoLTE as well as legacy subscribers
- Network Function Virtualization (NFV) for virtualization and Telco over Cloud
- Software modularity to tailor the product to Service Provider’s specific needs
- Main IMS logical function available either in a single Network Element (IMS in a box) or as stand-alone Network Elements
- Deep Routing engine of iMSS softswitch coupled with SIP routing capabilities typical of the IMS
- Wide range of interconnection protocols including several national variants and Intelligent Network
- Fully integrated with Italtel product line such as Netmatch family for Media and Border Gateway and Embrace for web-RTC solution