Inside Edge Computing
Inside Edge Computing Ask a dozen technologists what edge computing is, and you’ll get a dozen answers. Each vendor has a different meaning, based on what they already sell, or what they think venture capitalists want to hear. Edge computing is the new cloud: a catch-all buzzword that has been so diluted as to be
Cloudify 4.5 has arrived! Cloud Native Orchestration from Network Core to Edge
We’re excited to announce our latest version of Cloudify – 4.5! This release comes with quite a few features, integrations, and improvements that focus on intent-based networking and closed-loop orchestration for cloud native and multi-cloud production deployments. With this latest release of Cloudify, organizations can manage their networks from the core to the edge. Version
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
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