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 […]
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 […]
Cloud-Native VNFs: What’s All the Fuss About?
The original post was published on Jan 17, 2017 on WirelessWeek. Preface While this post is already over a year old, the lessons are still very much relevant in the current climate. Network Functions are still undergoing the transformation from physical appliances to virtual applications and more telcos and CSPs are recognizing the importance of […]
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.
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.
Introducing Cloudify Telecom Edition – Open Source NFV Orchestration Goodness
NFV based on ETSI architecture has really found its way into the heart of the telecom industry in a very short time. With all of the telecom operators in a mad dash to get a stable, scalable, and reliable open source software implementation of their networks on generic hardware, there is a clear need, […]
How The OPNFV Functest Team Tests The Clearwater vIMS Deployment Using Cloudify
By now, you are probably very familiar with the OPNFV Project from the Linux Foundation. If not, the quick and dirty explanation is that OPNFV is basically an open source platform that brings together various NFV components and tests them in order to help carriers and vendors release virtual network functions (VNFs) in a quick […]
VMware and Athonet Demo the Fastest Deployment of a Virtualized LTE Mobile Packet Core and VoLTE Service with Cloudify
At Interop Tokyo on June 8th, the team at VMware, under the management of Vanessa Little, demonstrated the deployment of an Athonet’s vEPC and vIMS VNFs on VMware vCloud Director with Cloudify’s orchestration framework. The demo blew away the judges and won the Interop Tokyo “Best of Show” award! Learn TOSCA and NFV – […]
Cloudify Orchestrates Service Function Chaining (SFC) at MEF
The MEF’s Goal and How Cloudify Fits the Bill The MEF is focused on enabling dynamic network services for the digital economy and the hyper-connected world by providing businesses an on-demand, cloud-connected, secure, and assured experience. It provides a practical evolution toward interconnected, orchestrated, and automated networks powered by Open LSO (lifecycle service orchestration), SDN, […]