Ethernet-based mobility architecture for 5G

Andrea Fabio Cattoni, Preben Mogensen, Seppo Vesterinen, Matti Laitila, Laurent Schumacher, Pablo Ameigeiras, Juan J. Ramos-Munoz

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A massive traffic increase is foreseen in the near future in mobile networks. Such data storm is expected to pose new challenging requirements to the existing mobile network architecture, since the traffic will be generated by a wide set of
applications running on an increasingly high number of mobile devices and sensors. In this paper we propose a paradigm shift for the evolved Packet Core for the future 5G system. By leveraging on the economy of scale of software–based ICT technologies, namely Software Defined Networking and cloud computing, we propose a hierarchically cloudified mobile network. In particular,
in this paper we focus on the mobility aspects within such new architecture, proposing low latency Layer 2 solutions for the Access Network, while exploiting aggregating Layer 3 mobility functionalities in the regional and national clouds.
Original languageDanish
Title of host publicationCloud Networking (CloudNet), 2014 IEEE 3rd International Conference on
Publication date2014
ISBN (Print)978-1-4799-2730-2
Publication statusPublished - 2014
EventThird IEEE International Conference on Cloud Networking - , Luxembourg
Duration: 8 Oct 2014 → …


ConferenceThird IEEE International Conference on Cloud Networking
Period08/10/2014 → …
SeriesIEEE International Conference on Cloud Networking

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