STL, ASOCS and VMware have announced what they describe as the launch of the industry's first end-to-end 5G enterprise solution to address the growing demand for private 5G enterprise connectivity for campus, industrial and venue applications.
STL, an integrator of digital networks, together with ASOCS, which offers a cloud-based private 5G network and scalable software as a service (SaaS) model, and VMware, a leading provider of multi-cloud services for all apps, unveiled the solution at MWC 2022.
It will comprise Garuda, STL’s O-RAN 5G indoor/outdoor small cells, CYRUS, the Open Distributed Unit and Centralised Unit from ASOCS, and VMware Edge Compute Stack as the virtualization layer and cloud management .
STL’s Garuda small cell radio is described as ideal for small, medium and large enterprises, supporting more than 30 concurrent user devices per radio. ASOCS’ CYRUS, a fully virtualized O-RAN CU/DU enterprise solution, delivers standalone and 5G connectivity in a single software stack. VMware Edge Compute Stack is an edge computing solution that helps to build, run, manage and protect edge-native applications at the near and far edge.
The combination of STL, ASOCS and VMware, the partners say, offers a powerful on-premise fully virtualized and open RAN 5G solution on general purpose servers. This solution can be hosted alongside enterprise IT infrastructure on general purpose commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) servers, seamlessly blending with an enterprise’s existing infrastructure.