Realize RAN Programmability

Gain programmability through disaggregation of control and management functions from the underlying data plane for open modernized RAN.

Choice and Flexibility

Build flexible and future-proof RAN with best-of-breed multi-vendor solutions, protecting investments and improving adaptability of your RAN.

Centralized RAN Intelligence

Simplify your RAN operations, and your life, by optimizing your network utilization with centralized RAN intelligence.

RAN Monetization

Generate monetization opportunities for your business and accelerate innovation by embracing a rich and vibrant application ecosystem.

A RAN Solution of Today and Tomorrow

Learn About our RIC SDK Program

To enable development of new RIC xApps and rApps and further support open innovation in the RAN, the VMware RIC SDK Partner Program gives developers access to SDKs.

Create Open and Programmable RAN

Learn how cloud‑native implementations of the O‑RAN RIC enables programmable, multi‑vendor networks that are secure and vendor‑neutral.

Key Capabilities of RIC


Integrates the RIC with solutions from ecosystem partners while supporting various Kubernetes implementations.


Reduces operational complexity by consolidating all control and management functions of the RAN with open standards.

Tools to Build

Accelerate the development of applications through VMware RIC SDKs with readily available tools and features.

Enabling New Network Use Cases

The RIC enables new use cases driven by streamlined intelligence and the ability to program the network.

Enabling New Network Use Cases

The RIC enables new use cases driven by streamlined intelligence and the ability to program the network.

Related Resources

Envisioning SMO for 5G

Discover how the SMO framework can be extended beyond the RAN domain.

RIC Datasheet

Learn about the features and benefits of VMware RIC.

Open and Programmable RAN

Read how VMware RIC supports programmable multi‑vendor networks.

Control Services

See how simple it is for an xApp partner to monitor, control, and optimize RAN performance.

VMware RIC SDK Demo

Accelerate the development of your xApp and rApp using SDKs.

RIC Trial with Cohere

Cohere and VMware bring 2X spectrum efficiencies to the RAN.

Inside Vodafone RIC Trial

Watch session as Vodafone and their partners review their RIC trial.

Transformation and 5G O-RAN

See why Tom Nolle thinks 5G RAN is the steppingstone to the future.

O-RAN Thought Leadership

Watch interview addressing direction of O-RAN and the VMware RIC.

Ready to Get Started?

Modernize your RAN to be truly open, programmable, and intelligent, built with best-of-breed solutions from a rich ecosystem of partners.