A pure-play open source approach to VNF Management, the Brocade VNF Manager provides customers with a highly portable and inter-operable approach to managing their VNF infrastructure. Based on industry standards, the Brocade VNF Manager provides a plug-and-play method of integration into existing OSS and BSS and NFV Orchestrators.
|Category||NFV Orchestration, Management, including Service Orchestration|
|Managment and Orchestration Functions||VNF Manager|
Brocade VNF Manager is a network functions virtualization (NFV) orchestration application based on the OpenStack Tacker project. It works with the Brocade SDN controller to provide life cycle management of Virtual Network Functions (VNF). Brocade VNF Manager supports open technology and vendor choice, portability, and ensures operational and business service integration. Utilizing TOSCA based modeling, Brocade VNF Manager addresses both NFV Orchestration (NFV-O) & VNF Manager (VNFm) use cases.
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Brocade’s VNF Manager is a critical tool for service providers and enterprises. It helps network operations teams that risk running into NFV sprawl as virtual network services proliferate across the company. The server industry had to go through significant pain before the management tools were a key part of the overall offering, and Brocade knows that. Brocade being proactive about NFV management to prevent its customers from going through similar pain.
|Industry Standards Participation||ETSI NFV ISG, OpenStack Foundation and ONF|
|Linux Foundation Projects||OpenDaylight|
|NFVI or VNF Integration||Uses standards-based modeling (TOSCA) for multivendor VNF cataloging and provides multivendor VNF support for lifecycle management and monitoring.|