Unified Data Management(UDM) / Authentication Server Function(AUSF)

UDM: The same as 4G’ s HSS (Home Subscriber Services), UDM is a centralized way to process network user data in 5G through Nudm interfaces to provide services for AMF, SMF, SMSF, AUSF, NEF and GMLC. It also provides services such as authorization of accessing, registration, uninterrupted services.

AUSF: As a major part of 5GC to facilitate security processes, AUSF performs the authentication function of identifying UEs and storing authentication keys.
Unified Data Management(UDM) / Authentication Server Function(AUSF)
Key Benefits
Converged EPC-HSS, IMS-HSS, 5G UDM, 3G HLR functionality
Perfect compatibility with third-party core network elements
Deployed on X86 COTS server, NFV platform and Cloud 
Enabled for centralized or distributed data centers
 
IPLOOK's  5GC  UDM/AUSF
As a unified data management center, IPLOOK UDM/AUSF can provide operators with converged data management and efficient user data processing capabilities in 2G/3G/4G/5G multiple networking scenarios. Moreover, it is compatible with both legacy services and the future 5G services, as well as protecting operators' investment and supporting seamless network transfer.
IPLOOK supports smooth evolution from 4G EPC HSS to 5GC UDM/AUSF, which can seamlessly migrate full user data to cloud-based UDM/AUSF. 
Our carrier-grade UDM/AUSF software is flexible and adaptable to the needs of the customer, that allows seamless migration and interworking and delivers significant feature and cost advantages over traditional products to both small and large service providers.
5GC UDM
Features 
 
Comply to  3GPP R15/R16 Standards
Interface Function
»  Northbound Interface (RESTful API)
»  MML
»  SNMP
»  N8 Interface
»  N10 Interface
»  N13 Interface
»  N16 Interface
»  N21 Interface
»  N52 Interface
Availability Function
»  Enhanced Linux OS Security
»  DDoS Attack Proof
Basic Service Function
»  User Data Management
»  Subscriber Data Management
»  User Profile Download
»  Mobility Management
»  Notification Management
»  ME Identity Check
»  Fault Recovery
»  Online Subscriber Statistics
»  Event Exposure
»  Parameter Provision
»  NIDD Authorization
»  MT
Access Management
»  Admission Control
Operation and Maintenance
»  KPI Management
»  Fault Management
»  Log Management
»  Configuration Management
»  License Management
»  CLI
»  SSH
»  Availability
Security Management
»  Personal Data Protection
»  Key Security Management
Authentication Management
»  EPS-AKA
»  5G AKA
Restrict Management
»  GT Roam Restrict
»  Plmn Roam Restrict
Network Function Management
»  NF Register
»  NF Deregister
»  NF Subscription
Open Northbound interface and graphical web based management interface
»  RESTful
»  API
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• Accesses subscription information for policy decisions taken by the UDR.
• Supports the new 5G QoS policy and charging control functions.
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