Quortus Joins European Telecommunications Standards Institute


Leading Network Virtualization Specialist Shows Commitment to MEC and Other Evolving Standards Guildford, UK – 23 November 2015 – Quortus, the company at the heart of transforming core network functionality into edge-based applications, today announced that it has joined ETSI (the European Telecommunications StandardsInstitute), and will be an active member of its Mobile-Edge Computing Industry Specification Group (MEC ISG). The Mobile-Edge Computing (MEC) Initiative, announced in 2014, is working toward a standardized, open environment that allows efficient and seamless integration of third-party applications across multi-vendor platforms. Mobile-Edge Computing provides IT and cloud computing capabilities within the Radio Access Network (RAN) in close proximity to mobile subscribers and removal of core network functionality towards edge-based applications. Quortus is a pioneer of MEC technology and network virtualization. Its award-winning EdgeCentrix technology enables a number of advanced products that push intelligence to the edge of the network. These include: ECX Tactical, which provides the tactical communications market with a complete solution for field-deployable private cellular 4G ‘bubbles’ with features including multicast/broadcast, in-session mobility, relay-station functionality and ad-hoc meshing. ECX Enterprise, a solution for local offload, PBX integration and VoLTE that provides a unified platform for enterprise communications “Open industry standards are critical to mass market success,” said Andy Odgers, CEO of Quortus. “MEC is much more than just an industry buzzword – Quortus has been working in this sphere since before the term was coined; the applications and customer ‘pull’ are very much here-and-now. We are delighted to be working as part of ETSI with other partners from across the ecosystem to help define the specifications for Mobile Edge Computing and other emerging standards.” ###...

Radisys, Octasic and Quortus Partner to Deliver a Multi-Radio Network-in-a-Box for Defense and Public Safety Sectors


All-in-one ruggedized mobile networking solution enables military and public safety professionals to deliver 4G/LTE, 3G and 2G networks for rapid ubiquitous coverage HILLSBORO, OR, November 16, 2015 – Radisys® Corporation (NASDAQ: RSYS), the services acceleration company, along with Octasic Inc. and Quortus, today announced its Multi-Radio Network-in-a-Box, a complete 4G/3G/2G network targeted for the military and public safety organizations. The joint solution enables the rapid deployment of an end-to-end LTE network in a compact, ruggedized form factor. To deliver a complete network, the Multi-Radio Network-in-a-Box integrates Radisys’ field-hardened CellEngine™ TOTALeNodeB™ LTE small cell software and Femtotality 3G small cell software with Octasic’s OCTBTS platforms and Quortus’ ECX Tactical virtualized EPC (Evolved Packet Core) solution. Today’s battlefield on both land and in the air depends on proven, commercial communications technologies as a key strategy for military success. Combat soldiers need to understand surrounding situations and be able to react quickly to achieve strategic advantage. Similarly, in a disaster scenario public safety organizations also need to be able to quickly deploy a secure and reliable mobile communications network to support response efforts. The Multi-Radio Network-in-a-Box enables the military and public safety professionals to rapidly deploy a complete portable network anywhere, whether in a UAV, a vehicle or a backpack. By providing support for 4G/LTE, 3G and 2G air interfaces, the solution supports communications in remote regions and permits the use of any standard handset. Furthermore, the network can support up to 32 active users by leveraging LTE technology. Availability  The Multi-Radio Network-in-a-Box is available today. Contact sales@radisys.com for pricing information. Supporting Statements “As the leaders in small cell software with more than 80 deployments worldwide, we’re skilled...