Aricent VNF Manager Framework is an enriched VNF Manager module which focuses on providing a solution for these key objectives. The solution provides the flexibility of leveraging the Virtual Infrastructure Manager (VIM) such as OpenStack and VMware services for deploying carrier-grade NFV solutions through a wide range of interfaces including a programmable interface for end communication with VNFs.
|Category||NFV Orchestration, Management, including Service Orchestration|
|Managment and Orchestration Functions||VNF Manager|
Aricent’s offering provides an enriched VNF Manager solution with the added flexibility of Open Interfaces, programmability, easy deployment and policy-driven VNF and VIM monitoring. Features include single-touch application and network function deployment, VNF and infrastructure level monitoring, policy based KPIs and analytics. Co-relation through Rules engines, highly intuitive drag-and-drop deployment of applications and cloud resources, and API interfaces for integration.
|Top Use Cases||
|Customer Deployment Details||
Aricent’s clients are focused towards delivering solutions through which operators would be able to rapidly create and deploy new services, derive cost benefits and improve operational efficiencies. Aricent’s focus is to accelerate client’s objectives by providing them with solutions such as VNF Manager Framework, which enables a faster go-to-market, saving time and effort in managing deployment, and strengthening their focus on service development.
|Industry Standards Participation||Telecom Infrastructure Project (TIP) and Open Networking Foundation, Open Compute Foundation, Universal Plug and Play Forum, Wifi Alliance,|
|Linux Foundation Projects||CORD|
|Supported VIMs||OpenStack and VMware vRealize/vCAC/vCD|
|NFVI or VNF Integration||Aricent believes multi-vendor solutions and Open Source will co-exist. There is a need to have a simplified and unified deployment and management system for the virtual network functions (VNF), where the deployment rules and policies can be easily managed.|