April 14, 2021 - 1.15

This release introduces the following updates for the Celona platform:

Added automatic recovery functions, health-monitoring & handover improvements:

  • Fixed multiple instances of tr069 process failures

  • Improved log management to avoid memory overruns

Domain Proxy & CPI Workflow updates:

  • Added support for registering each sector and respective antennas with SAS

  • Changed domain proxy behavior to increase stickiness of spectrum grants to avoid loss of grants during Edge reboots or network outages

Orchestrator & API updates:

  • Removed repetitive events in the Monitoring API to reduce noise

  • Added update/delete workflow for IP domain, applications, and device groups

  • Improved the user experience for the device inventory page – Pagination, Search and Filtering capability, Toggle columns in device table

  • Added field to Devices to enable users to add a descriptor

  • Improved the operational visibility with new charts to show Edge node CPU utilization and Memory utilization trends

February 1, 2021 - 1.11

Celona Monitoring & Management API (Beta):

  • Please reach out to us (support@celona.io), if you wish to you use the APIs. We have put together initial documentation for the APIs and will be happy to share that with you to receive feedback.

Celona Orchestrator UI & UX improvements:

  • Support for advanced configuration in the Device Details page to add subnet to effectively manage routes for end-devices behind an IoT gateway or router.

  • Additional context added to AP Operational State to help with troubleshooting – Initiated bootstrap process, downloaded configuration from Orchestrator, contacted Edge, pending SAS registration, pending spectrum grant, etc.

  • Eliminate inconsistencies with regards to user and AP states

  • Duplicate Edge Clusters associated with devices

  • Edge IP address changes causes AP to hang

Celona Platform improvements:

  • Added a local web-based Edge configuration manager to help - setup static IP address for the data interface, change hostname for the Edge appliance, change Management IP address & troubleshoot via command line interface

January 11, 2021 - 1.09 & 1.10

Celona Orchestrator API:

  • Monitoring API via HTTP/HTTPS push notification to track AP State, Device State, Edge State & Edge Health (CPU, Memory)

Celona Orchestrator UI & UX improvements:

  • Workflow enabling change to user information

  • Default table size changed to 25

  • Additional user confirmation step added to MicroSlicing configuration deletion

  • AP Details Page Re-organized into 3 sections - Attributes, Radios & Antennas

  • New AP Attributes - IP Address, AP Firmware version

  • Support for configuring multiple antennas per AP

  • Summary tab added to the left navigation

  • Workflow to allow users to update Site address

  • KPIs for default traffic that does not fall under MicroSlicing definitions

  • Improvements to AP Diagnostics to provide insights into Configuration & Operational state of the APs, and SAS & Domain proxy related errors

Celona Platform improvements:

  • Native support for Celona Edge on Microsoft Azure’s edge computing device – Azure Edge Stack

  • Support for L2TP & GRE traffic

  • Support for CUPS architecture on Edge for improved resiliency, performance & flexibility of deployment

November 16, 2020 - 1.08

Celona Orchestrator user interface updates:

  • Celona Assistant insights for MicroSlicing Details,

  • UX improvements to Celona Assistant in the dashboard,

  • Device Details now includes additional AP context,

  • UX improvements to reset password workflow

  • IP domain dropdown improvements,

  • Intuitive ordering of device groups,

  • Accurate representation of Edge status,

  • Improved workflow to upload CPI credentials,

  • Improved device diagnostics to assist with device tracing

  • Device granular states and error conditions, and

  • Accurate device count on dashboard.

Celona Orchestrator API updates:

  • Activated status added to Connectivity Summary API,

  • Celona Assistant dashboard API, and

  • Device diagnostic backend API.

Functional updates:

  • ESX support for Celona Edge Node,

  • Improvements to Edge and AP upgrade process,

  • Seamless non-reboot upgrades for Edge Nodes,

  • Redundancy support for Edge Nodes,

  • Support for Celona AP to Edge IPSec tunnels,

  • Ingestion and integration of network metrics, and

  • Tracking of key performance metrics for Edge Nodes.

October 28, 2020 - 1.07

Celona Orchestrator user interface updates:

  • MicroSlicing configuration improvements,

  • Infrastructure status monitoring improvements,

  • Improvements to Celona Assistant workflows,

  • Improved status monitoring for APs and devices,

  • New client device diagnostics workflows,

  • Additional monitoring capabilities for SIM status,

  • Improvements to dashboard status monitoring, and

  • CPU and memory resource monitoring for Edge nodes.

Celona Orchestrator API updates:

  • Ability to move APs from one site to another,

  • MicroSlicing Key Performance Indicator (KPI) visibility,

  • Radio Access Network (RAN) and network utilization metrics,

  • Accessibility on device monitoring and diagnostics data,

  • Accessibility to Celona Assistant data on APs, devices and Edge nodes,

  • Improvements to device inventory assignment for Edge nodes, and

  • Ability to add Certified Professional Installer (CPI) configuration.

Functional updates:

  • Full support for TCP port 443 to enable Edge and Orchestrator connection,

  • Support to handle traffic flows initiated from the client devices via MicroSlicing,

  • Improvements to guaranteed and mean bit rate MicroSlicing enforcement, and

  • Mapping of client MAC address to SIM card IMSI values for IP address reservation.

September 17, 2020 - 1.05

Celona Orchestrator user interface updates:

  • Client device list and details views,

  • CPU/memory/utilization stats for Celona Edge,

  • Site and Edge cluster configuration,

  • Edge node and cluster status/health metrics,

  • IP domain configuration,

  • KPI reporting for latency and throughput,

  • Celona AP status monitoring, and

  • Flow stats monitoring per MicroSlicing policy tag.

Celona Orchestrator API updates:

  • SIM provisioning,

  • CPU/memory/utilization stats for Celona Edge,

  • Site and Edge cluster configuration,

  • Celona AP serial and list query per Edge cluster, and

  • Celona AP, Edge ID, Site ID per connected device.

Functional updates:

  • Support for max bitrate config per MicroSlicing policy in the datapath,

  • Support for multiple sites per Edge Cluster,

  • Support for bootstrapping an unassigned Edge Node,

  • Support for automated multi-node Edge cluster upgrade,

  • Support for Celona AP to Edge IPsec tunnel,

  • Support for hitless Edge cluster upgrade, and

  • Support for upgrade failure rollback.

August 13, 2020 - 1.03

  • Performance improvements for Celona CBRS LTE outdoor access point,

  • Allow creation of per customer API key at the time of customer account creation,

  • Additional option of Mean Bit Rate (MBR) for MicroSlicing configuration, and

  • Ability to configure external DNS server for connected devices.

July 31, 2020 - 1.02

  • Certified Professional Installer (CPI) workflows during CBRS LTE deployments,

  • Stability for Celona Edge during client mobility and connectivity events,

  • Support for Safari browser support for the Celona Orchestrator user interface,

  • Support for mobile browsers for the Orchestrator interface,

  • Ability to configure external DNS server for connected devices,

  • Per device monitoring for Celona MicroSlicing in the Orchestrator interface,

  • Latency metrics dashboard for MicroSlicing within the Orchestrator interface,

  • Status monitoring for Celona Edge / Access Points in the Orchestrator interface,

  • Improved Celona MicroSlicing configuration for uplink and downlink streams, and

  • Improved visibility to IP addresses used by connected devices on the network.

July 16, 2020 - 1.01

  • User experience improvements for the Celona Orchestrator user interface,

  • Improvements for the Celona Edge in terms of enterprise network integration,

  • Variety of performance and reliability improvement for Celona access points.

June 30, 2020 - 1.0 (First Customer Ship, FCS)

  • Configuration workflows within the Celona Orchestrator user interface,

  • Control path implementation between Celona Edge and Orchestrator,

  • Insights for real-time data and status reporting within the Celona Orchestrator,

  • Application and device group level policy enforcements, and

  • Stability for the Celona Edge data path against variety of traffic patterns.

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