Carrier SDN Solutions - virtualized EPC
NEC's virtualized EPC(vEPC) is an LTE Packet-Core Network Solution that realizes TCO & Service Quality optimum network operations through Compact, Reliable, Flexible and Dynamic Networking. vEPC introduces virtualization technology and resources controller suites to suport sophisticated management for virtualized network/server resources. This enables Flexible configuration and SDN capabilities with no purpose-built hardware.
Source: Carrier SDN Solutions - virtualized EPC (Youtube).