How to change
the future?

From test and validation to certification.

Future telco challenges can only be solved by team effort. That’s why the i14y Lab brings the whole telco industry together: Start-ups, vendors, system integrators and international operators. Here, all partners meet on equal footing – and jointly develop advanced test automation capabilities and integrations for future networks.

In addition, large international communities, and initiatives such as the O-RAN-ALLIANCE, Telecom Infrastructure Project (TIP), Open Networking Foundation (ONF) are involved in the activities of the i14y Lab Berlin.

All of them are free to use the lab’s capacities as an environment to test, validate and integrate compliant hardware and software developed for a disaggregated and interoperable telco ecosystem – compatible with the largest possible group of partners and supporters.

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OFFICE SPACE - 1ST FLOOR Plenty of room for creativity: This part of the lab offers many workplaces, meeting rooms and a collaborative open space (for open meetings). Of course, there’s also a small kitchen with a communal table, a fridge – and the most vital equipment of them all: A coffee-machine. SERVER ROOM - GROUD FLOOR Probably the most important room of the whole lab: It provides the testing infrastructure and can host any kind of device to be tested. The Server Room is easily accessible from our courtyard and by elevator from the office floor. ENTRANCE - GROUND FLOOR Enter the i14y Lab! Our access area welcomes visitors with its large open space – that can also be used for media events (interviews, streaming sessions, etc.). A large backdrop with partner logos makes it clear that this place brings big players of the telco industry together.

The i14y Lab:
A different style of working together

Where system integrators, operators and vendors meet to collaborate.

Creating an open, future-proof ecosystem: We want to establish an innovative, open ecosystem by supporting a broader framework for certification and standardization, in collaboration with relevant industry bodies, of future disaggregated telco networks. How do we do this? By building and driving a vendor-independent environment that offers the perfect technical infrastructure and testing possibilities to all. Together we improve network disaggregation and grow the success of the ecosystem!

On-site and remote testing

Lab as a service – powered by i14y

Perfect infrastructure meets ambitious minds: At the i14 Lab we host interoperability and integration testing for network disaggregation components. Our partners can directly benefit from our technological infrastructure. We follow the principle of Lab as a Service (LaaS) and have created a modular, expandable service-structure that allows us to make the lab’s resources available through an API. This enables testing on-site as well as remotely. It is the perfect setup for plugfests as well as project-based test scenarios. 

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