QCT and DZS to demonstrate the Converged Edge Cloud Blueprint

DALLAS, Feb. 28 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Quanta Cloud Technology (QCT), a global provider of data center solutions, and DZS (NASDAQ: DZSI), a global leader in access networking and cloud software solutions, today announced today a demonstration of their Converged Edge Cloud Blueprint for the deployment of 5G network services which will take place live at Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2022. The plan is the result of a strategic partnership formed between the companies to jointly accelerate the deployment virtualized and containerized network functions (VNF and CNF) at the edge, including Open RAN-based solutions. This demonstration will combine QCT’s specialized and hardened computing platforms – QuantaEdge EGX63IS-1U – based on 3rd Generation Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors optimized for edge and remote deployments, as well as upgrade products in DZS SDN-enabled mobile networks, to create a deploy and operate “edge cloud” suitable for 5G RAN, 5G Core, MEC and similar workloads. Leveraging the recently announced O-RAN Software Community (OSC) “E” release, Kubernetes-based Red Hat® OpenShift® Container Platform software runtime, and DZS Cloud deployment automation capabilities, this demonstration will present a simple and easy to use solution. baseline configuration to be deployed and jointly validated hardware and software for 5G network services and deployments spanning Edge Access, RAN and Core domains.

“We are delighted to have the opportunity to share with the industry the progress made by QCT and DZS over the past six months,” said Mike Yang, President of QCT. “This demonstration is part of a larger partnership between DZS and QCT that leverages QCT’s server and NFV infrastructure integration capabilities and DZS’ expertise in mobile transport, edge and network converged to address carrier and carrier business opportunities in 5G, edge cloud, and network virtualization.

Since announcing their partnership in July 2021, QCT and DZS have combined DZS Cloud software and the QCT Auto Deployment Toolkit (ADT) for Cloud-Native platform deployment along with other hardware and software elements to develop solution plans with validated configurations. QCT Carrier-Grade Edge server. The joint Converged Edge Cloud Blueprints are optimized for 5G and FlexRAN™-based deployments at the network edge, and include support for complementary network accelerators and 5G RAN offload capabilities. The MWC 2022 demo will specifically leverage the recently announced 5and software version “E” of the CSO to illustrate advances in technology from the open source community to enable new 5G architectures. The OSC is a collaboration between O-RAN ALLIANCE and the Linux Foundation, two organizations of which DZS is a participating member.

“DZS’s expertise in access networking, cloud-native and software-defined networking, complemented by QCT’s infrastructure experience, provides emerging cloud solutions that enable 5G experiences. differentiated for communications service providers,” said Charlie Vogt, President and CEO of DZS. “Our partnership with QCT continues to grow, delivering open software-defined network virtualization and cloud-native automation solutions. Our partnership reflects a shared commitment to realizing network-aware cloud technologies, open networks, and support for customer choice, enabling operators to monetize their 5G investments with DZS Cloud and QCT platforms.

Demonstration of the joint DZS and QCT solutions can be seen at MWC 2022 in Barcelona, ​​Spain at the Fira Event Center, Hall 5, Booth #5E21 during exhibition hours from February 28 to March 3, 2022. Starting Tuesday March 1 at 11:00 a.m. local time, DZS CTO Andrew Bender will present “A New Architecture for 5G Open RAN and Network Edge” as a guest of QCT.

To learn more about QCT, visit www.QCT.io.

For more information about DZS, visit www.DZSi.com.

About Quanta Cloud Technology (QCT)

Quanta Cloud Technology (QCT) is a global data center solutions provider that combines the efficiency of hyperscale hardware with infrastructure software from a diversity of industry leaders to solve design and operations challenges next-generation data centers. QCT serves cloud service providers, telecoms and enterprises that operate public, hybrid and private clouds.

Product lines include hyperconverged and software-defined data center solutions as well as integrated servers, storage, switches and racks with an ecosystem of hardware components and software partners. QCT designs, manufactures, integrates and maintains its offerings through its own global network. QCT’s parent company is Quanta Computer, Inc., a Fortune Global 500 company.

About DZS

DZS Inc. (NSDQ: DZSI) is a global leader in cloud and access networking software solutions.

DZS, the DZS logo and all DZS product names are trademarks of DZS Inc. Other brand and product names are trademarks of their respective holders. Specifications, products and/or product names are all subject to change.

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