Advantech provides the broadest range of communications infrastructure platforms in the industry scaling from 1 to over 100 Intel® cores, consolidating packet, application and control processing onto a single platform architecture and one code base.
Our technology leadership stems from our field-proven design expertise on Intel® Architecture combined with high speed I/O, high performance switching, hardware acceleration and innovative new offload techniques.
The group's Customized COTS framework allows Network Builders to deploy flexible, scalable, and efficient platforms based on the widest range of Intel® processors. When the migration of proprietary IP to a new platform is essential, Advantech helps bridge the gap between ODM and standard product to speed time to market.
With a hands-on, customer-oriented attitude, we approach new designs with optimization in mind, bringing flexibility, dependability and our innovative mind-set into play.
Advantech was founded in 1983 and has become the world's largest embedded manufacturer with an annual turnover of more than 1B US$ in 2013 thanks to the trust placed in us by our customers. Our products are designed in our own labs and manufactured on our own production lines in Taiwan and in China. This allows us to manage the entire lifecycle of products and control all of our costs to give customers the best product and service at the right price. Supported by more than 6000 employees worldwide, the foundation of our business is built upon world-class manufacturing, quality and integration processes that enable our customers to deploy reliable business and mission-critical solutions worldwide with total confidence.
Advantech's networking platforms are more than just hardware designs based on Intel architecture silicon as we go much further than an ordinary ODM. As we strive to provide our customers with time to market advantages and lower total cost of ownership, we ensure that our platforms not only have outstanding stability secured by a word class design quality assurance process, but are enhanced by building in features which improve availability, serviceability and usability. Features which have a moderate impact on cost as they have been carefully designed by Advantech's in-house engineering teams and are kept consistent across the product line. This consistency allows Network Builders to choose the right product from the range which matches their performance / cost sweet spots, enabling seamless scalability in terms of processing, I/O and offload capabilities alike.
In addition, Advantech's unique Remote Evaluation Service (RES), offers customers easy and secure access to our entire range of platforms upon which they can rapidly evaluate Advantech value-add and test new services. In concert with other Network Builders and our own ecosystem partners we enable them with early access to the latest technology which accelerates their next generation product designs. As a result they can apply innovative new technology sooner to reduce operating expense and grow new revenue faster.
More information on our services and products can be found at the urls below:Remote Evaluation Service
Advantech's Remote Evaluation Service (RES) is designed to help you get ahead of the curve and rapidly evaluate next-generation technology on a wide range of network platforms. We work together with leading silicon, middleware and Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) ecosystem partners so that you can:Easily evaluate and benchmark latest hardware and software technologies Remotely perform functional and interoperability testing Get an early start on development while saving resources, time and money
RES puts virtual control of your own test lab at your finger-tips. You no longer need to incur the costs of shipping heavy freight around the world, purchasing expensive test rigs or breaking your back installing equipment in a lab which you probably wouldn't sit in anyway.
The systems we propose are pre-integrated, application-ready platforms embedded in a qualified, dedicated, and secure network test environment. In addition, our NFV Test-Drive Portals build a full-stack NFV Infrastructure (NFVI) platform where users can remotely evaluate Virtual Network Functions (VNFs) performance or interoperability for a particular NFVI configuration:
Bare Metal Evaluation: check out the performance gains achievable on next generation Intel® CPUs and NICs or see how your software scales across multiple blades in a Packetarium XLc server. You can measure the acceleration which DPDK and Intel® QuickAssist offload can bring or get a grasp of terabit throughput on Advantech eATCA.
NFVI Evaluation: lower risks and reduce time-to-market of NFV solutions by remotely validating VNFs and service chains on different NFVI configurations on a wide range of Advantech's platforms powered by software from a rich NFV ecosystem. You can early detect and remove NFV performance bottlenecks and incompatibilities or simply compare throughput of data plane intensive VNFs running on an accelerated vs non-accelerated environment based on hands-on results.
NETWORK EDGE RESOURCES
White Papers and Product Briefs
Solution Brief: Accelerating Forwarding Plane Performance | Jan 2021
White Paper: WWT Integrates vBNG with Advantech, Intel, and netElastic for 5G | Dec 2020
Solution Brief: 5G Edge Servers for the Open RAN | Sep 2020
Solution Brief: Private 5G Networks for Industrial IoT | Sep 2020
Application Story: Multi-node Server Boosts Secondary Storage Applications | Jul 2020
Success Story: WiTCOM Deploys Open Multi-vendor Solution to Power Smart City Initiative | May 2020
Brochure: Advantech uCPE Solutions | Apr 2020
Advantech has designed the Packetarium XLc Carrier Grade Blade Server to address the requirements of applications such as Mobile Edge Computing and the Centralized —or Cloud— RAN (C-RAN) by bringing together the IT and networking features of the next generation Intel® Xeon® Processor D-1500 product family with its high availability and NEBS-compliant design principles. The resulting versatile and scalable NFV platform, the Packetarium XLc PAC-6009 makes it easier to deploy the same Virtualized Network Functions (VNFs) that are used in the data center or core, anywhere else in the network. The advantage is the flexibility to bring network functions out to base station sites and to enterprises or centralize the functions for greater efficiency.
This webinar addresses vE-CPE drivers, architectures, key use cases such as SD-WAN and discuss the implementation and test strategies that are vital to achieve successful vE-CPE implementations.
Video: Scalability and Flexibility at the Edge | RCR Wireless
Video: Ecosystem Collaboration to Enable the NFV Edge | TelecomTV
Video: NFV Elasticity, Multi-access Edge Computing, vE-CPE & SD-WAN | TelecomTV