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Celona – Bringing 5G LANs to the enterprise and helping organizations accelerate their digital transformation journey


One struggle that growing businesses often deal with is providing reliable wireless network access to their guests and employees. It’s tempting to take care of the issue by going to your local big box retailer and buying an off-the-shelf router to extend your organization’s Wi-Fi network. But in today’s connected world, even a small business must rely on their wireless infrastructure to keep operations running at maximum capacity and efficiency. The good news is that you can gain tremendous benefits with an upgraded enterprise wireless network that will help take your business to the next level.

Celona, the enterprise 5G company, is primarily focused on enabling new generation of AI-powered business critical apps in the enterprise. Taking advantage of the Citizens Broadband Radio Service (CBRS) spectrum, Celona’s solution architecture is designed to simplify and automate deployment of cellular wireless technology by enterprise IT organizations and managed service providers. Celona was born with the idea that a combination of 5G radio technology, edge computing and machine learning software will fundamentally change how organizations work and do business. Their journey has started on April 2019. Celona's founding team members have been part of companies like Qualcomm, Aruba, Cisco and have built products spanning technologies from chipsets to systems to cloud based software. They are hard at work trying to turn their vision into reality with an end-to-end solution that meets the connectivity needs of AI and edge-compute powered apps in the enterprise.

The Celona Platform

Powered by cloud software and AI automation to make cellular wireless fully accessible in the enterprise, its consumption is aligned with modern IT operations and all of its capabilities are made available as a single software-as-a-service (SaaS) subscription license.

Celona Orchestrator: Face of the Celona platform, it enables configuration, SIM provisioning, policy automation and more for a Celona 5G LAN. Cloud-hosted, fueled by machine learning Hosting the Celona Assistant, Orchestrator goes beyond traditional network operations. It's the fastest way to manage a fully functional private mobile network. Orchestrator enables automated provisioning of Celona SIM cards, Celona Access Points and Celona Edge software on enterprise premises. It is the first time plug-n-play meets cellular wireless. Activation of Celona SIM cards and client device specific rules for enterprise network access are managed via the Orchestrator. There is no need for a separate identity management system. In just a few clicks using the Orchestrator, you can tie together SLA requirements for enterprise apps to different network segments. Rest is up to the Celona platform to automate policy enforcement.

Celona Edge: As an extension of the Celona Platform, Celona Edge terminates data and control plane traffic from the Access Points. It acts as the LTE/5G mobile core for wireless clients, with each of its functions enabled as horizontally scalable microservices. Enabling the highest levels of predictable performance and range ever seen in enterprise wireless, they come integrated with private spectrum access and Celona's self-organizing RF intelligence to maximize network capacity, indoors and outdoors. Estimate the number of access points in your Celona 5G LAN given a facility type, address and size, active client device density and application performance requirements.

Celona Access Points: Designed to give business essential mobile and IoT devices the range and the low latency connectivity they demand, Celona indoor and outdoor Access Points (AP) are included as part of an active Celona platform subscription. Maximizing wireless capacity via dynamic spectrum allocation, e.g. with Spectrum Access System (SAS) integration for CBRS in the US. It offers integration of cellular wireless with existing enterprise IT infrastructures. Powered by Celona MicroSlicing™, the first enterprise-ready implementation of 5G Network Slicing principles. All resources within Celona's network operating system are built as microservices, designed to scale horizontally with evolving application requirements. Network configuration changes and resource management on cellular wireless are automated to guarantee app service levels such as max latency and min throughput. They offer private LTE access points, SIM cards with 5G ready mobile core, SAS license for CBRS spectrum usage, AIOps platform for KPI centric monitoring and network automation. Optimized for private spectrum options, per application service level requirements are translated to radio access network (RAN) slicing and LTE/5G scheduler actions.

Meet the Leader

Rajeev is the Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Celona with the passion to bring new generation of connectivity solution to its customers in the enterprise. He brings nearly two decades of product management/marketing experience in enterprise Wi-Fi and service provider markets. Before founding Celona, Rajeev was the VP of product management and marketing for Federated Wireless - a leader in the shared spectrum/CBRS space. In this role, Rajeev launched the industry’s first and leading Spectrum Access System, enabled the CBRS ecosystem while negotiating multiple major Tier 1 operator contracts. Prior to Federated, Rajeev held multiple product management leadership positions at Aruba Networks, including creating its Cloud Wi-Fi business. He holds a M.S. degree in Computer Science from the University of Southern California.

"Celona 5G LAN is consumed as a single software-as-a-service subscription, including hardware and software components."