Closed loop orchestration (CLO) with Cloudify
This post was originally published on Sebastian’s blog, Orchestrated Things, on June 26, 2018. “…the autonomy to IT systems?” When talking to customers, the idea of closed loop orchestration is popping up quite often. Some customers, especially in telco space are putting a lot of focus on it – mostly in the context of NFV. […]
Cloudify News Roundup: Embeddable VNFM Solution, OpenStack Summit Talks, and NATO DCIS-Cube Project
Cloudify your VNF with the Simple, Embeddable VNFM At MWC18, Nati Shalom wrote about the “Cloud Native VNF Explosion” speaking about the limitations and challenges for VNF automation as well our approach to making this process much easier. This week, we announced our simple, embeddable VNF management solution which transforms your VNFs into cloud native […]
How to Use Cloudify's Deployment Proxy to Pass Parameters Between Deployments and More
This post originally appeared in Sebastian’s personal blog at this link. What happens if you need to service chain VNF’s and you need to pass parameters between VNF deployments? This question looks a bit trivial, but sometimes it may cause users a bit of a headache. Why? Because if you’re, for example, service chaining a […]
6WIND VNF Onboarding – A vCPE with IPSEC VPN Use Case Demo
In our previous post, The Cloud Native VNF Explosion at MWC18, we discussed the VNF on-boarding process and its challenges. Cloudify and 6Wind have partnered to demonstrate how the VNF on-boarding process can be simplified significantly. The secret sauce is to use a proper orchestration engine… As a result,Cloudify has built a demo where it orchestrates […]
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 […]
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 […]
How OPNFV Functest Tests Clearwater vIMS Deployment Using Cloudify – One Year Later
In this followup blog post, the OPNFV Functest team discusses major and minor advancements in their testing of Clearwater IMS with Cloudify, including software upgrade and multisite deployment.
How Cloudify Enabled a Telco to Create a Fully Automated, Managed CPE Service – A Use Case
Tamir talks about his personal experience helping a large telco create a completely automated CPE service for its customers with an orchestration first approach.
Orchestrating A Kubernetes Managed Virtual Network Function With Cloudify
This post explores the process of containerizing Quagga and deploying it using Kubernetes.
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.