The TOSCA Times: Which TOSCA for NFV? Pt 2 – ETSI NFV and ONAP
In Part 1 of this three-part series, I detailed why TOSCA is winning the open standards war for cloud application deployment and orchestration as well as the issues with extending TOSCA and how to understand which NFV specification, if any, is needed. ETSI NFV cannot be the answer to everything NFV Since ETSI NFV specifications
VNF Onboarding, TOSCA, and ONAP – Why Operators and VNF Vendors Need to Care
Who cares about VNF onboarding? In a word – EVERYONE. Today although there are many different implementations of MANO stacks and many VNFs – the cost to onboard a VNF with MANO is quite high. The promise of automating workflows for lifecycle events requires every network operator to work with the VNF vendors and make
NFV Makes Its Move – Telecom and Enterprise NFV Predictions for 2017
Nati Shalom, CTO of GigaSpaces/Cloudify, offers his insights into what’s coming for NFV in 2017.
ONAP is Driving Much-Needed Standards in NFV
Nati Shalom explains what the Open ECOMP and Open-O merger means for the NFV and MANO industry.
What is the best NFV Orchestration platform? A review of OSM, Open-O, CORD, and Cloudify
The OpenStack Unlocked team at Mirantis note that Cloudify “emerges as the most mature orchestration solution among the reviewed platforms.”
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!
vCPE 2.0 – The Business Case for An Open vCPE Framework
This post will demystify the vCPE cost model and offer CSPs an alternative method of building a vCPE solution that’s more cost effective and future proof.
Open Source, End-to-End MEF CE 2.0 Service Provisioning with NFV Overlay PoC From Amartus, Cisco, and Cloudify
In this post, we explain how the MEF CE 2.0 E-Line orchestration PoC idea came about as well as how it was executed with the teams from Amartus, Cisco, and Cloudify.
Hybrid VNF Container Orchestration With Kubernetes and Docker Swarm Using Cloudify
This post will show how Cloudify orchestrates a service chain that spans multiple container management engines such as Kubernetes and Docker Swarm.