EPC is hardware based, at least you need to have 3 boxes to run HLR/HSS , SGSN/MME and SGW/PGW/GGSN functions.
Virtual EPC is software based that you even can run of those functions above in 1 server which installed many VMs to represent it.
Is there any difference between release 8 and release 9 in EPC? If yes then please explain?
Can some please explain difference between EPC and EPC advanced.
Any pointer would be helpful.
What is vEPC (virtual packet core).?? Please explain breifly and I would be glad if anybody provides source for the more information.
How functionality wise virtual EPC differs from normal EPC ?