Network and Edge Automation with Cloudify
Cloudify is often used to automate and manage network services. We have previously discussed topics such as Network Automation, Edge Networking, Service Chaining, and, most recently, Intent-Based Networking. Watch our upcoming Edge Computing webinar with Mirantis! Register Now In this post, we will go through the core concepts of network automation and how to use
Edge Cloud Service Orchestration with Azure and Azure Stack
Introduction Microsoft has grown its Azure offering by leaps and bounds, especially in the past year. In our previous blog post about our Azure and Azure Stack plugins, we pointed out that Microsoft’s cloud service is seen as a definite number two in public cloud, behind Amazon’s AWS, but is quickly gaining among large enterprises.
VOLTHA, SEBA, OSAM and ONAP with Cloudify for End-to-End Provisioning and Lifecycle Management of Access Devices
Introduction The industry is pushing to make the access world simple with “Access as a service.” Today, each access vendor has its own implementation and many silos exist on dedicated hardware. The motivation is to introduce an access architecture which is open, that potentially runs on commodity servers and whitebox switches, and is based on
5G To The Edge With AT&T: A Fully Orchestrated Open Source Stack
5G is already here. It was first deployed at really large scale at the Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang and it has proven to be a game changer. In the US, AT&T announced at the beginning of the year that their 5G rollouts will take place by the end of 2018, as have some others.
Cloudify Poised For Growth Acceleration In 2018
2017 has been a fantastic year for Cloudify having doubled our revenue compared to 2016, adding dozens of new clients, thousands of new users, and more community and ecosystem involvement through ONAP, Project ARIA, Kubernetes, as well as numerous new partners, expansion into new territories, and receiving industry recognition through winning the Network Transformation Award
Is Networking Becoming Cool Again? Predicting the Future of Networking in 2018
Somewhere in the vicinity of 20 years ago there was a big wave of networking innovation, spurred by the internet age. It gave birth to huge networking companies like Cisco, Juniper, and Ericsson. Then, the pace of innovation just kind of stagnated. But, the recent acquisitions of Viptela by Cisco at $610M and the even
Why Do I Need TOSCA If I’m Using Kubernetes? Part II of II
In the first part of this series, titled ”Why Do I Need * If I’m Using Kubernetes?”, I discussed why I believe the general sentiment that everything should move to Kubernetes is shortsighted and misguided. Watch our upcoming Cloudify 4.2 webinar to see what’s in store for Kubernetes! REGISTER NOW I wanted to follow up that
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
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
The Birth of an Edge Orchestrator – Cloudify Meets Edge Computing
Shay Naeh discusses the challenges of orchestrating at the edge and how Cloudify is the perfect orchestration platform for mobile edge devices.