ACS, Quortus, and Stratacache to Showcase Their MEC Solution at MWC 2016

By CIOReview | Tuesday, February 23, 2016

HUNTINGTON BEACH, CA: Applied Computer Solutions (ACS) and Quortus will showcase the cost effective and flexible potential of their live Mobile Edge Computing (MEC) platform, at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. The demonstration will also exhibit diverse capabilities of the solution that include fixed mobile convergence, local enterprise breakouts, and offers user presence information coupled with responsive digital signage from Stratacache. The collaboration between ACS and Quortus will deliver much needed solution to the needs of different small and large business sectors like healthcare, retail, and manufacturing.

MEC, a network architecture concept touted as the future of telecommunications, equips application developers and content providers’ with cloud-computing capabilities and IT service environment at the edge of the mobile network. Moreover, it offers ultra-low latency and high bandwidth as well as real-time traffic analytics. The MEC platform, jointly developed by ACS and Quortus, boosts operating efficiency of service providers, and opens up new monetization opportunities. It also bolsters delivery speeds, allows better integration between IT and communications infrastructure, and enhances the quality of experience (QoE).

The solution, which is powered by ACS’ controller platform and MEC appliances, facilitates media control, caching, analytics and DNS interception. Furthermore, it provides local PBX integration with short code dialing and allows local communication between two terminal nodes, thereby enabling local interconnect for IoT applications. For its part, Quortus strengthens the platform with its EdgeCentrix software core network technology that reduces costs and integration complexity, while offering configuration options with powerful new network features.