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Demystifying ONAP via In-Person Training Classes
If you are a Communications Service Provider (CSP) or an enterprise looking to implement Networks Function Virtualization (NFV) or Software Defined Networking (SDN), the Linux Foundation ONAP project merits a closer look. ONAP or Open Network Automation Platform is an open source management and orchestration platform for NFV and SDN. Some might argue that one
The Open Source Podcast – Episode 4 | Bare Metal OpenStack for Data Backup and Disaster Recovery
As the OpenStack Summit Sydney comes to a close, we decided it was a good time to throw some more OpenStack content goodness your way. It goes without saying that Bare Metal OpenStack is on a growth trajectory, and of course, Data Backup and Disaster Recovery are crucial aspects of any organization’s toolkit. So, we
OpenStack and Serverless: Long shot or sure thing?
This article originally appeared in SD Times on August 25th, 2017. Over the last 12 to 18 months, a growing trend has emerged in the cloud space. Just a few years back, we were accustomed to using a bare metal server for each application—then we evolved to Hypervisors and virtualization to squeeze more out of
Edge computing workloads: VMs, containers, or bare metal?
This article originally appeared in Enterprise IOT Insights on October 11, 2017. We live in an era of connected and smart devices. With their proliferation, the growth of data has mushroomed to new heights. This data reaches all the way from the end user to your cloud or on-site data center for processing, storage, and
TOSCA ONAP Service Orchestration with Cloudify and ARIA
The ONAP (Open Network Automation Platform) represents the merger of the Open-O and Open-ECOMP projects with the goal of enabling the creation and management of NFV services. The unified architecture decomposes platform services into several projects, including the Service Orchestrator (SO) which is responsible for the highest level of orchestration to deliver services. Declarative Or
Announcing The Cloudify Community Release
Cloudify has significantly evolved since it was open-sourced back in 2014, operating in complex and continuously iterating infrastructure, from physical to virtualized, to cloud infrastructure, and is now shifting towards containerized applications, often having a healthy mixture of all. Cloudify is a quickly iterating product, and we work closely with industry leaders to make sure
What is edge computing?
This article originally appeared in opensource.com on September 5th. Meet the Cloudify team at the SDN & NFV World Congress in The Hague, Oct 10-13, at the Pod Zone to talk Edge Computing, ONAP, vCPE, and more! Cloud computing has dominated IT discussions for the last two decades, particularly since Amazon popularized the term in 2006
Model-Driven ONAP Operations Manager (OOM) On-boarding with TOSCA and Cloudify
Introduction ONAP Operations Manager (OOM) is an ONAP tool to efficiently deploy, manage and operate the ONAP platform and its components (e.g. MSO, DCAE, SDC, etc.). The OOM project takes a cloud-native approach to manage the OOM cluster and relies on Kubernetes as the main platform to manage ONAP services. In this post, we will
Cloudify Makes NFV Award Shortlists
Cloudify Honored for Groundbreaking NFV Work Last week, Cloudify and VMware announced our selection by Partner Communications and the privilege we’ve had to assist this leading Israel telco group with delivering an Open vCPE and SD-WAN solution in record time. Already this work is being recognized for its innovation and excellence in advancing the industry.
The TOSCA Times: Which TOSCA for NFV? Pt 3 – Future TOSCA With ONAP
Please first read Part 1 and Part 2 of this open NFV standards series. In Part 2 of this series, I wrote about the reasons why ETSI NFV is not the answer for actual NFV implementations and why ONAP has the best chance of becoming the model for Telco NFV. The dangers of TOSCA divergence