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 TOSCA Times: Which TOSCA for NFV? Pt 3 – Future TOSCA With ONAP
Please first read Part 1 and Part 2 of this open NFV standards series. In Part 2 of this series, I wrote about the reasons why ETSI NFV is not the answer for actual NFV implementations and why ONAP has the best chance of becoming the model for Telco NFV. The dangers of TOSCA divergence
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
The TOSCA Times: Which TOSCA for NFV? Pt 1 – Open Standard Wars
Introduction At the beginning of this year, I ventured the prediction that 2017 will be “The Year of TOSCA.” Six months later, the TOSCA landscape has not changed much – except for the projects around it which have changed – and there is a divergence threat on the horizon on which I will elaborate. But
Open Source Summit Recap Part Duex
These last couple of days at #OSSNA were extremely busy. Aside from the continued great conversations with the attendees, we got to meet a lot of co-presenters, interesting groups & non-profits (Women in Linux, Kids on Computers, LinuxChicks, Free Software Foundation, the team from Fedora and many more)… and of course the stellar lineup of
Open Source Summit – Day One Recap
Meet us at Booth #600 at Open Source Summit North America Today was an energizing first day at Open Source Summit North America. A lot of excellent talks, an awesome and empowering Women in Open Source lunch, reunions, and great conversations. I’m really looking forward to tomorrow. These are really exciting times for open source
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
The Open Source Podcast – Episode 3 | An Honest Discussion on TOSCA
We’re back with Episode 3 of the Open Source Podcast! This episode, we wanted to focus on, in a lot more detail, what TOSCA means for the cloud application orchestration market, especially on the NFV side in light of the recent release of the TOSCA Simple Profile for NFV Spec in May. You can learn
The TOSCA Times Pt 3 – Model-Driven Workflows with TOSCA, Cloudify, and ARIA
In this third installment of The TOSCA Times, Michael details how Cloudify and ARIA take the model-driven approach and how TOSCA then adopted declarative, model-driven workflows.
The TOSCA Times Pt 2 – Handling Workflows in TOSCA vs Similar DSLs
In this second installment, Michael discusses how TOSCA workflows differ from other DSLs, such as BPMN/BPML and BPEL due to its model-driven, vs task-driven, design.