Orchestrate your hybrid IT security – The 5 top considerations
This article was originally published in IT Pro Portal on September 15, 2017. Not long ago, many businesses were still in the infancy stage of understanding the potential flexibility and efficiency created by the cloud. Fast forward to 2017 – organizations of all shapes and sizes recognize the strength of cloud-based infrastructures. But just as
Multi-Cloud VNF Onboarding on Azure and OpenStack via ONAP
For those not familiar with our product, Cloudify is an open source, model-driven orchestrator based on TOSCA which enables organizations to deploy and manage the full lifecycle of applications across multiple clouds. One of the strongest aspects of Cloudify is its ability to deploy multiple virtual network functions (VNF) in a multi-cloud (or Multi-VIM) environment,
Why Do I Need * If I’m Using Kubernetes? Part I of II
I’m just returning from the Kubecon Austin event and I must admit that the vibe, and the amount of innovation, around Kubernetes reminded me of the good old OpenStack events. Now that Docker Swarm seems to be dropping behind, it definitely feels like Google and Kubernetes are killing it. During the event we announced our
Introducing the Cloudify Kubernetes Multi-Cloud Provider
In my previous blog post about the Kubernetes Plugin for Cloudify, I broke down the reasoning behind the need to orchestrate Kubernetes – the main reason being the need to orchestrate across diverse workloads. It’s no easy feat to get multiple Kubernetes clusters on different public and private clouds to talk with each other in
Overcoming the Five Hybrid Cloud Adoption Challenges
This article originally appeared in SDxCentral on August 25th. Let’s start with a couple of questions for the CIO reader. First, should your enterprises work with a single cloud provider? Most likely your answer will be “No!” And for good reason. Second, will hybrid (not necessarily cloud) be part of your data center’s future in
Deploying Your App Onto AWS and OpenStack With Hybrid Cloud Orchestration Using a Single Cloudify TOSCA Blueprint
There is no limit to the variety of system layouts. The most basic would be a database and an application on a single VM. However, very few operations teams have all of their infrastructure in one place. At Cloudify, we’ve been referring to real world scenarios with the term Hybrid Cloud, which actually is
Hybrid Cloud Orchestration on OpenStack With Cloudify and TOSCA
Interested in hybrid cloud orchestration and already using OpenStack? Learn why Cloudify is the right choice for going hybrid.
Cloud Orchestration with Azure and OpenStack – The Less Explored Hybrid Cloud
Leverage the benefits of open source, TOSCA orchestration on an Azure and OpenStack hybrid cloud deployment with Cloudify.
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.
Support for FCO in Cloudify
This article was originally published on the DICE blog. Matej and Tadej Borovšak work at XLAB. The article is being re-published with the consent of the authors. Cloudify is an important component of the DICE deployment tool. It enables that the users can describe their applications in a human-readable text format YAML, using a TOSCA