Cisco MME Mobility Management Entity
Cisco Mobility Management Entity (MME) is critical to the network function of the 4G mobile core network, known as the evolved packet core (EPC). The MME resides in the EPC control plane and manages session states, authentication, paging, mobility with 3GPP, 2G and 3G nodes, roaming and other bearer management functions.
The MME function is supported on the Cisco ASR 5000 Series and provides a combination of:
Control plane and state management
Call transaction rates