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 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 […]
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 […]
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.
OpenStack Day Israel 2017 is Back! NFV, Containers, and Scale… oh my
OpenStack Day Israel is here once again with a great group of OpenStack experts and diversity of talks.
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.
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 […]
NFV Service Chaining Orchestration for Any Network Topology & Architecture
It’s a well-known pain point for Telecom companies that provisioning new services into their networks is a time and resource consuming process, as well as cost intensive. Until now, introducing new services would take months to years and was done with physical proprietary devices that took a long time just to procure – let alone […]