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Cisco ASR 5000 Series

Cisco ASR 5000 Multimedia Core Platform Network Functions

Integrate Functions for Easy Management

By helping to enable appropriate software features, the Cisco ASR 5000 Series platform can support one or more network functions in a single system. A single platform with multiple integrated functions is more cost-effective and easier to manage than deploying several single-purpose access gateways.

Deliver Service Across a Range of Networks

The Cisco ASR 5000 multimedia core platform is designed to fulfill many network functions. You can deliver multimedia services across a range of network architectures to meet subscriber demand for a rich mobile broadband environment.

Easily Configure Software

The Cisco ASR 5000 multimedia core platform includes proprietary software that you can easily configure into the following network functions:

Access Technology Network Functions
Evolved Packet Core (EPC) Cisco MME Mobility Management Entity

Cisco SGW Serving Gateway

Cisco PGW Packet Data Network Gateway

Cisco ePDG Evolved Packet Data Gateway
in-Line Services
Code Division Multiple Access (CDMA) Cisco PDSN/HA Packet Data Serving Node and Home Agent
Universal Mobile Telecommunications Service (UMTS) High-Speed Packet Access (HSPA) Cisco SGSN Serving GPRS Support Node

Cisco GGSN Gateway GPRS Support Node
WiMAX Cisco ASN Access Service Network Gateway

Cisco Home Agent
WiFi Security Gateway (PDIF, TTG, PDG)

Session Control Manager

Integrate and Upgrade to Reduce Costs

Because ASR 5000 helps you integrate one or more of these functions onto a single carrier-class platform, you can:

  • Reduce signaling overhead
  • Distribute session management
  • Use the control and user plane capabilities of the carrier-class node

The Cisco ASR 5000 multimedia core platform and network functions deliver superior performance in the existing network. At the same time, they are easily upgraded to Long Term Evolution (LTE) requirements, including new network functions designed to:

  • Reduce capital and operational expenditures
  • Improve the subscriber experience