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  • 2020

    Aug

    In August, 2020, ZTE 5G auto integration center solution was shortlisted for The Best Network Auto Technology award in 2020 5G Summit held by the world leading consulting company Informa Tech. ZTE introduced the concept of 'Software Defined System Integration'. With a series of auto integration tools, the solution supports E2E CI/CD, provides customized southbound/northbound interfaces, interacts with peripheral 5G entities, realizes auto planning, design, checking, deployment and test of 5G network integration, completes all the input once and outputs the result of each integration stage automatically, so that it can realize auto 5G integration E2E procedure, help the operators get rid of the pain points of 5G construction and decrease the operators' costs.

    July

    08 July, 2020, ZTE has been rewarded the Platinum Winner of Edge Computing Solution by virtue of its full-scenario Common Edge solution of central communication. Presented by Juniper Research, this award is one of Future Digital Awards for 2020, in recognition of organizations that have made outstanding contributions to their industry and are positioned to make a significant impact in the future.

    Jan

    In January, 2020, at 2020 annual meeting of ICT industry trends held by communication world omnimedia, ZTE NFV auto integration platform plan won '2019 Excellent Solution of Chinese 5G & Industry Application' by virtue of the excellent performance and wide application in the evaluation of '2019 ICT Industry Champion List & Excellent Solution'. ZTE AIC integration platform realizes auto NFV integration E2E procedure of virtualization core network construction, including auto integration planning, integration deployment and 'zero intervention' of the test, so that it shortens the NFV network construction time greatly. With the friendly user interaction interface, it also realizes 'zero distance' between the customers' requirements and each stage, including planning & design, network deployment and verification test, in full life cycle of network integration. Meanwhile, AIC tool platform considers the support of offline design and remote deployment and introduces cloud experience model, so that the users can perform integration planning and pre-integration verification on the cloud in real-time on demands, and the selection & deployment of application scenarios & NEs are more agile and flexible.

  • 2019

    Nov

    Nov. 1, 2019, ZTE and Guangdong Branch of China Mobile have won Best Industry Solution Award from ICT by virtue of ZTE's Common Edge solution at PT Expo China 2019.

    13 November 2019, ZTE has been presented with the Project Delivery Perfection award for its ground-breaking contributions to China Mobile's He-Fetion project at the Global Telecom (GLOTEL) Awards 2019 ceremony in London. This award demonstrates ZTE's innovative capabilities and leading position in the Rich Communication Services (RCS) and converged communications field. In addition, ZTE also won the Highly Commended Award in the categories of Telecoms Transformation award and the Industrial IoT Initiative of the Year, as a result of its 5G E2E Slice Solution and NB-IoT Massive-connection & multi-service Virtual-verification Platform Solution (NMVP) respectively. These awards recognize ZTE's industry-leading approaches to 5G business models and the Internet of Things (IoT).


    Oct

    Oct. 17, 2019, ZTE won 5G Excellence Award at the SDN/NFV World Congress held in The Hague, Netherlands, by virtue of its Common Edge Solution. It is the only 5G best product and solution award rewarded at the congress.

    23 Oct, 2019, ZTE's Common Edge solution won the "Innovation" award at the 2019 GNTC. This is another award for this solution after winning the 5G Excellence award at the SDN NFV World Conference in Netherlands, fully demonstrating ZTE's innovation and leadership in the MEC field.


    Sept

    23 September 2019, ZTE won The Greatest Commercial Potential for Edge Computing Concept Award at the Edge Computing Congress for its Slice Store for MEC solution, which fully demonstrates ZTE's innovation capabilities and leading position in the 5G field.

    Aug

    In August, 2019, ZTE established the relation of 'strategic cooperation' with China Mobile Group Design Institute about key technology research, creation of relevant specification & standard, as well as integration service extension. They set up 'Network Cloud System Integration Joint Lab' based on ZTE Openlab and the design institute resources, it provides integration experiment and test environment for both sides; ZTE and China Mobile Group Design Institute carry out network cloud system pre-integration verification and continuous integration, support establishment of China Mobile NFV/SDN and 5G network together, accelerate the improvement of China Mobile self-integration ability, and promotes continuous & healthy development of this industry together.

    July

    3 July 2019, ZTE Corporation wins the peak open source technology innovation award with its TECS OpenPalette at 2019 Cloud Computing Open Source Industry Conference in recognition of the company’s innovation capabilities in the field of cloud computing and its leading position in edge cloud, backed up with its TECS OpenPalette Lightweight Dual-core Edge Cloud Solution.

    June

    27 June, 2019, ZTE Corporation won the Best 5G Network Solution for the AI-based virtualization network fault self-healing solution provided by its CloudStudio product, awarded by Communications Weekly at the MWC2019 Shanghai, fully approving its network O&M capability.

    13 June 2019, ZTE Corporation has won Leading Contribution to Network Slicing Award at 5G World Summit for its 5G slicing wholesale solution, which fully demonstrates ZTE's innovation capabilities and leading position in the 5G field.


    May

    ZTE’s edge computing hardware platform, Open Edge Platform 600 (OEP600) has won 2018-2019 MEC Technology Innovation Award at 2019 MEC Technology and Industry Development Summit, fully demonstrating ZTE's innovation capability and leadership in the field of edge computing. The edge computing hardware platform is jointly launched by ZTE and Intel.

    Apr

    10 April 2019, ZTE Corporation announced that its 5G-Oriented Core Network Evolution Solution in Africa has won the “Best Telco Digital Transformation” Award at 5G MENA 2019, demonstrating ZTE’s innovation capability and leading position in network transformation.

    Mar

    20 March 2019, ZTE Corporation announced that its intelligent vDC network solution and AI CDN solution win “CCBN 2019 Innovation Award” at China Content Broadcasting Network 2019 in Beijing.

    Feb

    ZTE Corporation has been named one of the leading 5G Core (5GC) vendors in Ovum's latest 5GC white paper "ZTE Accelerates Carriers Migration to the 5G Core Network". In this paper, Ovum outlined how operators can build an agile, automated 5GC network to improve operational efficiency and increase service revenues as the telecommunications industry transitions into the 5G era. The white paper highlights the capabilities and competitiveness of ZTE and its Common Core solution in 5GC standards, technologies, and commercial applications.

    In February, 2019, ZTE 5G core network auto integration plan was shortlisted for TMF Excellence award held by authoritative & standard organization and product league TMForum of global OSS/BSS, and was officially nominated for annual open digital ecosystem platform award.


    Jan

    In January, 2019, ZTE 5G core network auto integration plan won '2018 SDN/NFV Best Practice Award' in 2018 ICT champion list evaluation launched by communication world omnimedia, the plan provides the operators with a series of E2E & one-stop services such as 5G core network integration planning & design, scheme verification, test design, integration deployment and integration test via AIC. Open virtual lab and pre-integration work flow cover various 5G core network virtual integration service scenarios such as NFVI integration, MANO integration and VNF integration, so that it decreases the integration difficulty of 5G core network scenarios greatly to accelerate the establishment of the operators' 5G network and to help transform the network .

  • 2018

    Dec

    ZTE Core Network Product Won the "5G Core Network Excellent Solution Award" and "SDN/NFV Best Practice Award" in 2018 Communications World List. ZTE Common Core is a 5G-oriented fully-converged core network solution meeting full access of 2G/3G/4G/5G/Fixed networks. The solution is constructed based on Cloud Native and 3GPP R15 SBA standards, and greatly reduces the cost of deployment and evolution. ZTE 5GC Automated Integration Solution provides operators with end-to-end one-stop services of 5GC network, greatly reducing the integration difficulty of 5GC scenarios, accelerating operator’s 5G network construction and transformation.

    In December, 2018, ZTE 5G core network auto integration plan was highly recognized by China Mobile at China Mobile world partner meeting held by China Mobile, China Mobile released OPEN-AUTO partner plan together with ZTE and the partners of other industries, they are dedicated to the construction of OPEN-AUTO industry ecosystem with the partners and help with the landing of telecom cloud.


    Oct

    11 October 2018, ZTE won "Best New Cloud-Native VNF", "Best New Automation & Management", "Best New Cloud Infrastructure", "Best New Open Source Product", "Best Network Edge" and "Best New Edge & Access Solution" at the SDN NFV World Congress, held in The Hague, Netherlands. The awards fully showcase ZTE's innovation capability and leading position in the SDN/NFV field.

    In October, 2018, ZTE won 'Best New Automation and Management' award at SDN/NFV world conference, ZTE NFV automation solution provides the telecom network with E2E CI/CD(Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery) and big data processing & analysis ability, as well as functions of auto deployment, auto commissioning, auto test and auto O & M, so that it realizes agility and intelligence from network online design to auto commissioning.


    Mar

    ZTE Wins the Open Source Enterprise Award of OSCAR at 2018 Global Cloud Computing Open Source Conference. This award was a comprehensive estimation of enterprises’ participation and contributions in open source communities

    Jan

    ZTE Corporation declared that its CloudStudio (formerly vManager) VNFM product was ranked as Leader by GlobalData in its latest standalone VNFM survey report titled “ Standalone VNF Managers: Competitive Landscape Assessment”.

  • 2017

    Dec

    ZTE's new generation of carrier-grade cloud platform, TECS (Tulip Elastic Cloud System), won the "Telecom Core Network Innovation Award" from People's Post and Telecommunications Newspaper, fully affirming ZTE's continuous innovation and contributions in the field of telco cloud.

    At the China Communications Industry Conference 2017 and The 12th Annual Conference of China Communications Technology, ZTE Carrier DevOps Builder won the Golden Zizhu Award of Telecom Industry Annual Technical Solution.


    Oct

    October 12, 2017, ZTE Corporation won “Best New Orchestration and Control” at SDN NFV World Congress, held in The Hague, Netherlands. The award fully showcases ZTE’s innovation capability and leading position in the SDN / NFV field.

    May

    May 2017, ZTE IMS-based RCS solution won the “Most Ambitious Solution for Rich Communications” award at the IMS World Forum 2017 in Madrid, Spain.

    ZTE joins NFV-ITI league officially promoting establishment of NFV ecosystem actively. NFV-ITI focusing will be applied to interconnection test on commercial NFV solutions of operators’ network, making basic interconnection specification through practice, such as interconnection test case & test standard, procedure, method, guide, template and test tools.


    Apr

    April 2017, ZTE ZENIC SDON solution was awarded the “Best Practice of Transport Network SDN Interworking Standardization” at China SDN/NFV Conference 2017. April 2017, at the Global Cloud Computing Open Source Summit in Beijing, three trophies of "OSCAR Open Source Technology Innovation” are awarded to ZTE's virtualization platform TECS, automated installation and deployment tool Daisycloud-core and SDN controller platform OSCP by the Open Source Cloud Alliance for ndustRy (OSCAR). In addition, ZTE's "Cloud Management Platform Product TECS" has successfully passed the Interop Challenge test and has been awarded the Outstanding Enterprise Award by OSCAR.

    In Madrid Spain, ZTE RCS solution based on IMS won ‘Most Ambitious Solution for Rich Communications’ Award issued by 2017 IMS World Forum. Next generation of IMS CN will integrate into innovation achievement in IT field further based on SDN/NFV cloud, constructing 5G oriented multi-media communication innovation platform of ‘IMSaaS’, and satisfying ‘customization as required’ by new communication under multi-requirement scenario in 5G era.


    April 2017, ZTE's cloud management platform solution, Tulip Elastic Cloud System (TECS), has successfully passed the Interop Challenge test at the Global Cloud Computing Open Source Summit and has been awarded the Outstanding Enterprise award by the Open Source Cloud Alliance for Industry (OSCAR). The Summit, hosted by the China Academy of Information and Communications Technology (CAICT) and undertaken by OSCAR, is the cloud industry’s most authoritative event.


    24 April 2017, the Open Source Cloud Alliance for Industry (OSCAR) awarded ZTE with three OSCAR Open Source Technology Innovation trophies at the Global Cloud Computing Open Source Summit, Beijing. ZTE was recognised for its virtualisation platform, Tulip Elastic Cloud System (TECS); automated installation and deployment tool, daisycloud-core; and software-defined networking (SDN) controller platform, OSCP.


    Mar

    ZTE discusses with partners about development of ONAP, and assists the development plan of ONAP in the future as platinum membership. ONAP project is from OPEN-O & openECOMP founded in 2016, which announced the combination during 2017 MWC, the founded ONAP community will be dedicated to open source reference implementation on life-cycle management platform of SDN/NFV network with core of cloud. At ‘2017 China SDN/NFV Conference’ held by SDN/NFV industry league together with China Institute of Communications and CCSA (China Communications Standards Association), ZTE ZENIC SDON solution wins ‘2016 Awards for Best Practice to Transport Network SDN Interconnection standards’ issued by SDN/NFV industry league, which praises ZTE about effort and achievement on transport network SDN northbound interface interconnection test.

    At ‘2017 China SDN/NFV Conference’ held by SDN/NFV industry league together with China Institute of Communications and CCSA (China Communications Standards Association), ZTE ZENIC SDON solution wins ‘2016 Awards for Best Practice to Transport Network SDN Interconnection standards’ issued by SDN/NFV industry league, which praises ZTE about effort and achievement on transport network SDN northbound interface interconnection test.


    ZTE virtual platform TECS, auto-installation/deployment device ‘daisycloud-core’ and SDN controller platform OSCP had the honor to receive three ‘OSCAR Open Source Technology Innovation Awards’ issued by OSCAR. Besides, ZTE ’Cloud Management Platform Product TECS’ passes Interop Challenge test at global cloud computing open source conference, and wins Excellent Enterprises Award of interoperation project issued by OSCAR, thus the capability on OpenStack Interop is highly recognized by the industry.


    Jan

    January 2017, ZTE vCN solution won the 2016 annual Editor's Choice award “Excellent NFV Solution” hosted by "People's Posts and Telecommunications"

  • 2016

    Dec

    ZTE vCN solutions win 2016 annual Editor’s Choice Award NFV Excellent Solutions Award from Posts & Telecom Press. ZTE vCN solutions consider the requirement of 5G & IoT fully; operators can implement network reconstruction based on vCN cloud CN, for comprehensive promotion of network resource efficiency, perfect experience to users, agile service innovation and better implementation of digitization transformation.

    Nov

    November 2016, ZTE Cloud Works solution was awarded the “NFV Innovation of the Year” by Telecom Asia.

    Oct

    ZTE Cloud Works solutions win ‘NFV Innovation of the Year Award’ from Asian authority telecom magazine Telecom Asia, which shows innovation capability and advanced level in NFV field completely. With help of Cloud Works solutions, mobile network APP can satisfy promotion of multiple innovation applications such as 5G and Internet with breakthrough on operator provided standards services, from which, developers and operators can obtain more benefit.

    June

    June 2016, ZTE's cloud-based core network (CN), vCN, won the Best Core Network Product award at the 5G World Summit 2016 in London.

    May

    At 5G global summit held in London, ZTE vCN cloud CN wins ‘The Best Core Network Product Award’, which shows innovation capability and advanced level of ZTE in mobile CN and cloud CN field. Operators can perform network reconstruction and open network capability for automatic & smart compilation capability on network operation, which satisfies customization requirement of multiple Internet applications in 5G era.

  • 2014

    Oct

    ZTE became platinum membership of OPNFV in November, 2014 as an important member of Board & TSC (Technical Steering Committee). OPNFV, founded in October, 2014, is a new collaboration project leaded by Linux foundation.

  • 2013

    Dec

    ZTE joined OpenDaylight organization in January, 2014 as platinum membership, after which, it takes an active part in development work of open source, main contributions include: 1. It leads the establishment of Of-Config project in the community, which supports the newest Of-Config 1.3 standard in the newest Boron version. 2. It founds BIER project in association with China Telecom, which promotes the evolvement of multicast technology and integration with SDN idea. 3. It performs R & D of SPTN project with partners like China Mobile and Ericson in ODL community. 4. It performs deep research & optimization together with community members in multiple core projects like MD-SAL and OpenFlow.

  • 2012

    May

    ZTE was awarded the ‘Best Integrated IMS Solution Award’ at the recent IMS World Forum 2012 event in Madrid, Spain. ZTE was awarded for its IMS-based legacy voice service (PSTN/ISDN) emulation solution.

  • 2011

    Aug

    ZTE joined ONF in September, 2011 officially. ZTE takes an active part in SDN standards work of ONF, mainly about OpenFlow protocol expansion, SDN architecture, information model, transport network SDN and SDN migration, over 30 proposals in total.

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