VMware Telco Cloud Platform™ — 5G Edition is a cloud-native platform powered by field-proven VMware Telco Cloud Infrastructure™ coupled with automation. It provides a cloud-first approach that delivers operational agility for virtual, cloud-native 5G, and Edge network functions. Telco Cloud Platform helps Communication Service Providers (CSPs) roll out 5G networks and deploy 5G applications, solutions, and services more quickly across the multi-cloud infrastructure.

This Platform Upgrade Guide describes the process of upgrading Telco Cloud Platform 5G Edition to version 2.5 from version 2.1 and 2.2 based on the Telco Cloud Platform 5G Edition Reference Architecture 2.5. Before upgrading the Telco Cloud Platform components, refer to the Telco Cloud Platform 5G Edition Reference Architecture Guide 2.5 and the product documentation of each Telco Cloud Platform component.

Intended Audience

This guide is for telecommunications and solution architects, sales engineers, field consultants, advanced services specialists, and customers who want to upgrade Telco Cloud Platform 5G Edition from version 2.1 to 2.5 or 2.2 to 2.5. Ensure that you have knowledge of the deployment and configuration of each Telco Cloud Platform component.