MX-ORS: 4G/5G Open RAN Studio

MX-ORS: 4G/5G Open RAN Studio

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🏷️ 99€ per month / per cluster subscription (Special Price for Education)

Software Platform + Software Update + Manuals + Blueprints.
Open RAN Studio is an inclusive R&D environment with OpenAirInterface and srsRAN 4G/5G stack and BubbleRAN O-RAN stack (near-RT RIC, Non-RT RIC, xApps, rApps, and SMO/OAM. Formally, it is a production-grade cloud-native platform allowing users to seamlessly design, operate, and experiment an emulated end-to-end 3GPP and O-RAN standard-compliant network with edge services, at scale. Download Open RAN Studio Brief

What is included in the Open RAN Studio product?

  1. O-Cloud:

    1. Multi-infrastructure support: Bare-metal, On-premise, Public (GKE), Single-node (Microk8s)
    2. Optimized infrastructure: Kubernetes-based private 4G/5G-optimized cloud infrastructure on 2x High-performance compute nodes optimized for maximum performance, stability, and scalability
  2. Artifacts:

    1. OpenAirInterface and srsRAN 4G/5G stack (eNB/gNB/CU/DU) in emulated mode with the BubbleRAN E2 agents (E2AP v2/v3)
    2. OpenAirInterface and Open 5GS core network in two forms: all-in-one and disaggregated
    3. OpenAirInterface and srsRAN soft UE in emulated mode with channel models
  3. SMO: MX-Operator supporting end-to-end full lifecycle automation(day 0, day 1, day 2, and day n Ops) on the top of Kubernetes. Refer to Technology.

    • Network design, protocol tracing, log extraction, integrated UE testing
    • End-to-end agile and scalable declarative multi-vendor deployment with the UE and application in the loop
    • Day-2 features, including network reconfiguration, upgrade, and fault management
    • Programmable cloud-native observability with Grafana dashboard
    • Multi-source data lake, including RAN, Energy, and Infrastructure metrics
  4. Near-RT RIC and Non-RT-RIC: (See also FAQ)

    • E2AP v2/v3, A1AP v2 supported
    • Service models including O-RAN Key performance Measurement (KPM v2/v3) and RAN Control (RC v1) as well as custom SMs including MAC, RLC, PDCP, RRC, and NG
    • Multi-language extendable xApps/rApps including data collections, performance monitoring, RAN stats, RAN slicing, RAN reconfiguration, DRB QoS Modification, Slice-level PRB Quota, Handover Control.
    • portfolio of xApps and rApps delivered in source codes format
  5. Tool box: realtime E2E performance measurement, logging, and tracing tools (i.e. pcaps)

  6. UI: CLI, API, and dashboard to instrument the network

  7. Access to open documentation in a form of tutorials, API references, deployment examples and lab manuals

Open RAN Studio Software Platform Components!

Typical configuration and performance of the Open RAN studio with OpenAirInterface (indicative values)

Metrics Measured Value 1 Measured Value 2
Typical 5G configuration FR1, 40MHz, SISO FR1, 100MHz, 2x2 MIMO
Max downlink Throughput 140Mbps 600Mbps
Max uplink Throughput 20Mbps 70Mbps
Average RTT (128 bytes ping) 4-7ms 4-7ms
Maximum number of users per gNB/CU/DU 4-8 4-8
xApp to E2 agent latency 200us 200us

Benefits of Open RAN Studio for developers, vendors, and Operators

  1. develop NFs/xApps/rApps and on-board them using a software development kit (SDK)
  2. design an end-to-end 4G/5G Open RAN network blueprints (UE, RAN, CORE, and EDGE) tailored to your use-case
  3. deploy and operate their blueprints at scale
  4. control and reconfigure RAN via xApps/rApps
  5. test and measure network performance
  6. collect datasets and analyze network control and user planes. Checkout one of the labs here

Benefit of Open RAN Studio!

Features of Open RAN Studio for users

  1. Ease of installation/upgrade with a fully software-based platform,
  2. High-level of realism with a complete 4G/5G stack, soft 4G/5G UE, and full O-RAN stack,
  3. End-to-end with both users and applications in the loop
  4. Toolbox for testing, tracer (logs, signals, wireshark), and visualization
  5. Single-Vendor 4G/4G stack based on OpenAirInterface
  6. Reusable and extendable service models as well as xApps/rApps
  7. Free learning and training materials as well as resources

Different usage of Open RAN Studio for developers, vendors, and Operators

  1. Learning and education
  2. Development and Integration of network functions, edge services, xApps/rApps
  3. Testing and Validation of 3GPP-compliant 4G/5G networks as well and O-RAN xApps/rApps
  4. Reference design to on-board 3rd party 4G/5G stack to support O-RAN

Need more features?

  1. Case 1: If you need certain software components to complete your 4G/5G network, for example RIC and xApps, the you may need the MX-PKG.
  2. Case 2: If you need an end-to-end emulated 4G/5G network featuring Open RAN in a controlled environment, the Open RAN Studio is what you are looking for.
  3. Case 3: If you plan to setup a concrete PoC prototype in the lab (TRL4) or MVP in a relevant environment (TRL 5 or 6), then you may need the MX-PDK product.
  4. Case 4: If you plan to deploy a 4G/5G network with or without Open RAN in an operational environment (TRL 7), then you may need the MX-PRO product.
  5. Case 5: If you plan to setup an all-in-one 4G/5G network in a box or extend the coverage in Case 2 and 3, then you may need the MX-HUB product.
  6. Case 6: If you plan to connect a soft 4G/5G UE to your network or need a customize a 4G/5G UE in Case 2 and 3, then you may need the MX-UE product. Please contact us.

BubbleRAN Product Family!

Need more information ?

To assist you, we could show you a live demo of MX-ORS and aid you in filling out a questionnaire to assess your requirements and assist you in finding the best solution.

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