The First Ever VNF Onboarding Hackathon with VMware, Intel, and Cloudify at Mobile World Congress 2017
Read about our very successful VNF onboarding hackathon, with many top vendors and integrators, at MWC 2017.
Orchestrating Brocade vCPE and Metaswitch SBC VNFs on VMware Using Cloudify
See how Cloudify was used to orchestrate the deployment of multiple complex VNFs. Meet us at Mobile World Congress!
Cloud-Native VNFs VoLTE Demo – vIMS & vEPC on VMware vCloud with Group Scale
Many existing network functions have only recently undergone the transition from being physical appliances to being delivered virtually, which was a revolution unto itself. That transition required mostly performance optimization to accommodate the additional I/O overhead of the hypervisor and some configuration changes to accommodate the fact that VMs can be more dynamic in nature.
Developing for OpenStack APIs – My Experience Giving My First Summit Talk
Last month, I visited Austin, Texas to participate in the latest Openstack Summit. It was my first visit to Austin and, boy, did I fall in love with this city. Great vibe, nice southern look and feel and amazing nightlife. The Summit, of course, was great! It was packed, people were energized, and everyone
An NFV Customer Use Case on Creating Custom Workflows With Cloudify and TOSCA
Recently, I worked with a prospect in the NFV domain who had quite a complex topology. They wished to orchestrate with TOSCA in an environment that included dozens of different VMs with different roles. In addition, there were many different networks, and some of the VMs had multiple ports on different networks. When we
Combining TOSCA and Netconf/YANG to Deploy Network-Centric Services in NFV and SDN Architectures
In the world of NFV, YANG is a popular data modeling language that serves as a contractor between network devices and those that interact and interface with these devices. The YANG data model enables you to define how to write configuration data, as well as how to communicate state data in hierarchical manner that’s
Creating a scalable blueprinting service using Cloudify
Recently I was asked to design a SaaS offering with a major partner that will feature TOSCA orchestration for applications. Cloudify version 3 was already out with significant features and design tenets that made it extremely easy to extend and embed; enabling it to be commonly used to application orchestration on various clouds
TOSCA Orchestration for VMware – Hybrid Cloud Made Simple
We’ve recently been working closely with VMware to make hybrid cloud a reality. Most enterprise organizations choose a multi-cloud strategy for numerous reasons. They start with VMware and OpenStack for their private cloud environment and a combination of public cloud for dev/test or access capacity scenario. What’s more, many large Telecom companies are also
Raspberry Pi Automation, Docker, and Other Inanities
This post is going to be a little off-topic, but since we love all things open source, hacking and automation, we thought it would be a fun change of pace. It was recently discovered in the office that I’ve been using Raspberry Pis to automate my life and generally mundane stuff around
From VMWare Virtualization to Public Cloud. Now Hybrid Cloud.
vCloud, OpenStack & Cloudify VMWare has been in the front of the virtualization space for many years and is by far the most popular enterprise virtualization solution. In the recent years, as cloud technology became popular, VMWare released its vCloud product line to target private clouds. More recently, VMware entered the public cloud space