Next Generation Orchestration: Multi Domain, Sites, Clouds, Hyper Scale
The next generation of orchestration is driven mostly by the need for scale and distribution to support the new edge and IOT use cases. This generation of orchestration needs to support not just orchestration of services within a local data center or cloud but needs to reach across multiple sites, regions and domains. Here we’ll […]
Predictions on Open Source, Orchestration and Network Automation for 2019
I wasn’t planning on writing my own predictions this year – it just so happens that I was asked to respond to future-looking questions as part of an RFI response. – and I thought that the initial conclusions from this exercise were worth sharing. My hope is to use this post to spark an open […]
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 […]
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. […]
Cloud Native Distributed VoLTE at the Edge – Powered by Cloudify Orchestration
As the annual OpenStack Summit is underway at Vancouver, we are seeing more and more adoption of OpenStack as the cloud of choice for NFV deployments, especially for network services delivered to the network edge. We are also seeing technologies like Kubernetes making rapid progress as additional infrastructure components that will allow us to define and […]
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 […]
What is edge computing?
This article originally appeared in opensource.com on September 5th. Meet the Cloudify team at the SDN & NFV World Congress in The Hague, Oct 10-13, at the Pod Zone to talk Edge Computing, ONAP, vCPE, and more! Cloud computing has dominated IT discussions for the last two decades, particularly since Amazon popularized the term in 2006 […]
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.