Cisco Network Services Orchestrator provides industry-leading comprehensive lifecycle service automation. NSO enables you to design and deliver high-quality services faster and more easily. It lets you create and change services using standardized models without time-consuming custom coding or service disruption. The orchestrator automates multivendor devices across both physical and virtual environments and continually refines and repackages network services at the speed of your business.
|Category||NFV Orchestration, Management, including Service Orchestration|
|Managment and Orchestration Functions||End-to-end Service and LSO, NFV-centric telco cloud orchestration, NFV Orchestrator and VNF Manager|
Cisco Network Services Orchestrator provides end-to-end automation to design and deliver services faster to accelerate your revenue growth. You can create and change services without lengthy custom coding or service disruptions. You can automate multivendor devices across physical and virtual environments. You can continually refine and repackage network services to meet new customer needs. With NSO you deliver better quality of services, with fewer human errors and less repetitive manual work.
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Cisco NSO has proven deployments in over 100 customer networks with, in one case, over 100,000 network elements on a single global network. Cisco cannot disclose details on early CSP deployments that customers have not disclosed publicly themselves.
|Key Customers||Telstra, NTT-Docomo, Softbank, Level 3, Equinix|
|Industry Standards Participation||Broadband Forum, ETSI NFV ISG, OPNFV, MEF, OpenStack Foundation, Telecom Infrastructure Project (TIP) and OASIS|
|Linux Foundation Projects||Cloud Foundry, Cloud Native Computing Foundation, CORD, Core Embedded Linux, FD.IO, IO Visor, LSB, Open Container Initiative, OpenDaylight, ONOS, OVS and Core Infrastructure Initiative, Kinetic Open Storage Project, ONAP, PNDA, Hyperledger Project, Let’s Encrypt|
|Supported VIMs||OpenStack, VMware vRealize/vCAC/vCD and ETSI NFV ISG, Open Compute Project (OCP), OPNFV, Telecom Infrastructure Project (TIP)|
|NFVI or VNF Integration||Cisco NSO, ESC and NFV orchestration supports multi-vendor VNFs as a generic NFVO and VNFM. We adhere to ETSI MANO standard, providing NFVO to onboard and support lifecycle management functions for VNFs. See http://blogs.cisco.com/sp/what-to-look-for-in-an-nfv-deployment-and-orchestration-solution|