Demystifying ONAP via In-Person Training Classes
If you are a Communications Service Provider (CSP) or an enterprise looking to implement Networks Function Virtualization (NFV) or Software Defined Networking (SDN), the Linux Foundation ONAP project merits a closer look. ONAP or Open Network Automation Platform is an open source management and orchestration platform for NFV and SDN. Some might argue that one […]
Cloudify Makes NFV Award Shortlists
Cloudify Honored for Groundbreaking NFV Work Last week, Cloudify and VMware announced our selection by Partner Communications and the privilege we’ve had to assist this leading Israel telco group with delivering an Open vCPE and SD-WAN solution in record time. Already this work is being recognized for its innovation and excellence in advancing the industry. […]
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.
The Open Source Podcast – Episode 2 | ONAP and The Open Networking Summit
Hear what experts from OpenDaylight and Suse had to say about the new ONAP project, the future of networking, and open source developers.
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.
The Open Source Podcast – Episode 1 | The State of vCPE & SD-WAN
Listen to what experts at VMware and Versa Networks have to say about edge network devices, vCPE business models, and open standards.
An Open Source, Dynamic, and Integration-Based vCPE/SD-WAN Orchestration Service Built with Cloudify
This post explains how Cloudify’s integration-based approach to vCPE/SD-WAN orchestration offers a dynamic service for real-time VNF onboarding and service chaining.
How to Orchestrate VNFs in NFV and Deploy a Skype-like vIMS Application with Cloudify and Clearwater on a Multi-VIM Environment
What is a vIMS on boarding service? It is a virtual phone or even a mobile phone where users can connect to each other, similar to Skype. It is built on the following architecture. Bono, which receives the incoming connection, then sends it to Sprout which acts as the IP gateway with all of […]
An Update on the OpenStack Heat-Translator Project – TOSCA, Networking, Containers, and more
Introduction by Idan Moyal, Cloudify R&D Team Leader In the past I’ve written about the progress of TOSCA through my experience as a core committer in the Heat Translator project and an active member of the Oasis Foundation. In advance of the upcoming OpenStack events taking place around the globe (Cloudify has participated, and […]
Advanced OpenStack Networking – Configuring an OpenStack VM with Multiple Network Cards
We have discussed OpenStack networking extensively in previous posts. In this post, I’d like to dive into a more advanced OpenStack networking scenario. Many cloud images are not configured to automatically bring up all network cards that are available. They will usually only have a single network card configured. To correctly set up a […]
What is NFV?
I first heard the term NFV a year ago as part of the writeup that I was doing with Alcatel Lucent on CloudBand titled Carrier Grade PaaS covering our collaboration. Ever since that time it looks like the term has risen in popularity with every network provider or infrastructure provider now launching a […]
Network Automation with NFV on OpenStack
As NFV (network function virtualization) becomes trendy more network vendors are working on a solution of how to take their existing investment in network products and make them NFV enabled. The target is that eventually everything will run as virtual software components on commoditized hardware. To this end, I actually decided to test this […]