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Anders Lundström

Anders Lundström joined Ericsson in 1999, initially working in 3G packet core system management. He currently works in Product Line Packet Networks as a strategic product manager for Evolved Packet Core. In this role, he is responsible for virtual EPC and product evolution as part of Ericsson’s overall EPC offering, a key enabler for 5G. Previously, he was key lead for Ericsson in the development of a 3GPP2 migration path LTE/EPC, and he has spent several years working in the US in various positions.

Anders Lundström

Ericsson reaching milestone of 100 commercial vEPC customers

It’s been a ride, from first customer trials in 2014, to the No. 1 position at the end of 2015, when we went live initially with virtual Evolved Packet Core (vEPC) and launched mobile broadband capacity expansions with Softbank, to today when we reached 100 commercial vEPC customers. I think many of us in the NFV space have been thinking it’s been slow, but getting into 100 commercial customers shows that this has truly moved into the mainstream. It's time for some reflection and also for sharing what our latest customers are doing.

Dell'Oro names Ericsson top vendor for Evolved Packet Core

Ericsson maintains top ranking for Evolved Packet Core, all according to a recently published report from Dell’Oro Group. It’s interesting to see how we over the last 4 quarters strengthen our number 1 position for EPC as recognized by Dell’Oro report below, making it possible for us to prepare and invest in virtual EPC and 5G Core networks.

Test results: 40Gbps per CPU for Ericsson vEPG

Ericsson virtual Evolved Packet Gateway (vEPG) is a main node in the Ericsson Evolved Packet Core solution: the heart of mobile broadband. We tested our cloud-optimized vEPG on the recently launched Intel® Xeon® Scalable processor and the result is impressive: a throughput of 40Gbps per processor.