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Overcoming 4G to 5G Migration Challenges


Simplify, scale, and secure your 5G migration from the core to the edge.




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Why Successful 4G to 5G Migration Matters

Service providers must ensure that their new 5G infrastructure is interoperable with existing 4G networks. This will require the implementation of a secure, cloud-native, and service-based architecture from core to edge that can operate at scale.

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How F5 Can Help

F5 gives you the tools to begin the transition to 5G today. We help you scale, optimize, and secure your current network to meet 5G’s latency, high-throughput, and increased traffic demands. Scale and simplify your existing networks while migrating to 5G with high-performance, virtualized solutions.

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Signaling Interworking for 4G to 5G

Improve operational efficiency by preserving your 4G network during 5G migration


Service providers need to maximize legacy LTE network components (Diameter, GTP, SIP signaling) as they implement new 5G HTTP2 signaling. F5 helps you preserve 4G functionality, providing charging assurance while 5G standards and solutions solidify.

Transitioning Your S/Gi-LAN to N6

Simplify your network services by reducing device and function sprawl


Let F5 minimize 5G migration complexity by optimizing the consolidation of your N6 interface as you transition from 4G. With our simplified architecture, ease of scale, and wide range of network functions, F5 is your trusted partner, helping you enable new services in real time. 

Consolidate and Virtualize S/Gi-LAN and N6

F5 provides the most comprehensive set of S/Gi-Lan/N6 services in a consolidated and virtualized solution.

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Transitioning to SBA and Kubernetes

Unlock the full potential of 5G


With the introduction of SDN/NFV, networks are moving away from monolithic, full stack deployments to a best-of-breed selection. 5G requires cloud-native service-based architecture. F5 offers service providers a transition path from PNF, VNF to CNFs.

Deploying Your Cloud-Native Infrastructure

Building your next gen networks with F5’s 5G Core network and infrastructure solution.

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Resources

Blog

BLOG

How Cloud Based Infrastructure enables 5G Innovation

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WEBINAR

WEBINAR

How Success starts with your Cloud Native Infrastructure

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ARTICLE

5G Technology Transformation Explained

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EBOOK

EBOOK

Fast Track to the 5G Edge

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ARTICLE

Improve Network QoE and Reduce TCO with N6 LAN Optimization

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EBOOK

EBOOK

Optimize your Network with Best of Suite Solutions

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