Synergy Design has selected Keysight Open Radio Architect (KORA) O-RAN solutions to validate radio units and small cell infrastructure based on open standard interfaces defined by the O-RAN Alliance, advancing 5G virtualized radio access network (vRAN) technology development.
Synergy, a start-up in Taiwan focused on vRAN technology, is part of a growing ecosystem of vendors with solutions that enable mobile operators to implement a multi-vendor network based on open, disaggregated network architectures. Synergy chose Keysight’s Open RAN Studio, a combination of software and hardware, to validate the functional operation and performance of a radio unit (O-RU).
Giampaolo Tardioli, vice president and general manager of Keysight's network access group said that they are pleased to support Synergy, a company that puts leading technology in the hands of consumer electronics brands, with O-RAN test solutions that advance 5G vRAN technology design development. Synergy is part of a connected ecosystem that benefits from Keysight’s end-to-end solutions for conformance, interoperability, performance and security validation of open RAN technology.
Keysight’s Open RAN Studio constructs, plays, captures and measures O-RAN traffic. This enables Synergy to verify that the O-RU is compliant with the latest O-RAN specifications. Synergy combined Keysight’s Open RAN Studio, signal generator and analysis platforms to access a comprehensive range of cross-domain and multi-channel O-RAN protocol measurements in both downlink (DL) and uplink (UL).
Paul Li, President at Synergy Design Technology Limited stated that Keysight’s O-RAN test solutions enable Synergy to quickly develop open vRAN technology, critical in accelerating private 5G, smart office and smart factory deployments using on small cell infrastructure. They are pleased to partner with Keysight to advance the development of technologies that support orchestration and automation in 5G networks based on 5G Core.
As the editor of the O-RAN fronthaul interface conformance test specifications, Keysight offers Synergy an integrated portfolio of systems on a chip (SoC) solution, from the edge of the, RAN to the 5G core (5GC), that address a wide range of test requirements. Vendors of O-RUs, distributed units (O-DUs), central units (O-CUs) as well as open test and integration centers (OTICs), mobile operators and data management centers use Keysight’s integrated, virtualized and cloud-native solutions to validate performance, establish interoperability between network elements and ensure compliance to the latest O-RAN and 3GPP specifications.