Virtualization of the evolved packet core (EPC) is an important strategy for service providers to move toward more agile networks, target new markets and reduce the operational costs of data service delivery.
The virtualized Amdocs Policy Controller is a carrier-grade policy management solution that aligns with ETSI NFV architecture. Supported by an orchestration-neutral element manager, the virtualized network function (VNF) enables service providers to cut the time, cost and complexity to introduce highly tuned data offers for performance-critical services and new business models. The virtualized solution is based on the proven Amdocs Policy Controller, widely deployed in Tier 1 commercial networks worldwide – ensuring the same robust functionality, performance and reliability in the virtualized environment.
The virtualized Amdocs Policy Controller VNF provides:
- rapid service turn-up with highly tuned call models for different regions, applications and markets – VoLTE, enterprise, public safety, M2M
- extensive interoperability with hypervisors and network elements
- modular product architecture – support for large and small deployment sizes
- elastic scalability – ready for automatic capacity management to handle unpredicted events