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.
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
Does intent-based networking require rip-and-replace?
Intent-based networking is hitting the headlines lately, mostly due to an intensive marketing campaign by Cisco. Cisco is an absolute behemoth in the networking landscape and we should pay attention to their messages, as sometimes they introduce real game changers like Application-Centric Infrastructure. What is this intent-based networking then? Andrew Lerner from Gartner defines the
Provisioning and Orchestrating MPLS Layer 3 VPNs With Cloudify
This article was originally published by Sebastian on June 4th on his blog, Orchestrated Things. “…can Cloudify be used for MPLS L3 VPN provisioning? Hell YES !!!” MPLS L3 VPNs are present on the market for quite some time. One may think, that is it long enough to consider them as “traditional” VPN technology. It
The Significance and Importance of the ONAP Amsterdam Release
The first release of ONAP, named Amsterdam, touched down just last week, November 20th, with a lot of expectation as well as preparation to get started on Beijing – with the ONAP developer summit happening just a couple of weeks following the Amsterdam release. The large majority of the work that went into the initial
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.
Network Automation and Orchestration with Openstack and Cloudify
In my previous post I discussed the evolution of networking in the cloud – from commodity hardware to the cloud, and the need for the virtualization of network functions, and the different drivers for change. In this post I will focus on orchestrating your networking through OpenStack’s Neutron, its challenges and potential. Bringing the