The Cloud Native VNF Explosion at MWC18
VNF Onboarding is known to be one of the biggest challenges in the transformation to NFV transformation as noted in one of the recent SDxCentral report: VNF Migration challenges. Arguably the biggest challenge organizations will face when it comes time to operationalize VNFs is a lack of processes. Many IT organizations are in the throes
Building the Open Virtual Branch powered by flexible, open orchestration
Virtual branch is not a new concept. It’s been around for a while and has had varying degrees of uptake. The biggest promise of the virtual branch is to drive up operational efficiency and drive down operational cost by having a highly automated branch environment. In traditional environments this is not an easy task –
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,
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!