The ODTN project has some overlap with OpenConfig and TIP, but differs from the AT&T-led OpenROADM project.
Enterprises are balking at moving Kubernetes into production environments because of too many choices. It "makes them basically an open source aggregator."
The open source Operator Framework moves closer to automating the deployment and management of Kubernetes clusters.
The company is using SDN technology to combine service edge routers for Ethernet and IP-based services. Software control will come from a single common compute platform based on x86 architecture.
The framework simplifies the connection between GCP services and a GCP-hosted Kubernetes cluster or an on-premises Kubernetes cluster.
The company claims enterprises are looking for alternatives to VMware with better economics. It bids against Red Hat in many of its deals.
CEO Rajeev Suri noted that "longer term, there might be opportunities." Nokia could potentially benefit from the woes of its competitors Huawei and ZTE.
ADVA is not part of ONAP, but it wants to support carriers like Verizon that are committed to the platform.
The box runs a real-time OPNFV-compatible, OpenStack-distribution built to run in small data centers or at base station locations.
The investment firm was part of the funding behind VeloCloud, Perspica, and Appcito.
The tests could break new ground in terms of supporting 5G use cases using very high mmWave spectrum bands.
The open source Gimbal platform was developed with Heptio to avoid having to rip out OpenStack and legacy backend systems.
The organization plans to focus on Kubernetes, Istio, and Envoy this year, but is not about chasing a shiny ball.
That effort is supported by approximately 1,700 developers, with the carrier pushing around 30 Cloud Foundry updates per day.
The integration provides Cloud Foundry with access to the world's No. 3 cloud provider and China-based enterprises.