Intel’s news source for media, analysts and everyone curious about the company.

Samsung Achieves 305Gbps on Its 5G SA Core

As the communication network continues to transform, a 5G standalone (SA) Core with a new service-based network architecture is needed to deliver the full promise of 5G across enhanced mobile broadband, ultra-reliable low-latency communications and the internet of things. In this context, improvements in overall core network performance and throughput are critical to deliver more immersive 5G experiences.

Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., along with Intel, today announced a significant performance breakthrough on its 5G SA Core. Optimizing with the 2nd Generation Intel® Xeon® Scalable processor and the Intel® Ethernet Network Adapter E810 with Enhanced Dynamic Device Personalization (DDP), Samsung reached a 5G SA Core data processing capacity of 305 gigabits per second (Gbps) per server. The two companies verified this performance in a mobile network environment with commercial features enabled.

“The transition to 5G SA Core is essential to achieve the full potential of 5G,” said Alex Quach, vice president and general manager of the Wireline and Core Network Division at Intel. “This milestone achieved with Samsung is a verification of how strong industry collaboration and the use of innovative technologies can enhance performance to accelerate this transition and pave the way to new network and edge services.”

Samsung and Intel implemented a simplified system configuration and optimized packet processing to boost network performance. Achieving the 305Gbps-per-server milestone implies that each server has the capacity to host more than 200,000 users live-streaming standard definition videos simultaneously.

MORE: Samsung Achieves 305Gbps on Its 5G SA Core | Performance Results in Intel White Paper

Intel Customer Stories: Intel Customer Spotlight on Intel.com | Customer Stories on Intel Newsroom

About Intel

Intel (Nasdaq: INTC) is an industry leader, creating world-changing technology that enables global progress and enriches lives. Inspired by Moore’s Law, we continuously work to advance the design and manufacturing of semiconductors to help address our customers’ greatest challenges. By embedding intelligence in the cloud, network, edge and every kind of computing device, we unleash the potential of data to transform business and society for the better. To learn more about Intel’s innovations, go to newsroom.intel.com and intel.com.

© Intel Corporation. Intel, the Intel logo and other Intel marks are trademarks of Intel Corporation or its subsidiaries. Other names and brands may be claimed as the property of others.