Ericsson Cloud Execution Environment is the VIM in Ericsson’s system verified NFVi solution. It provides deterministic performance while securing an always available cloud and NFVi environment. Ericsson Cloud Execution Environment is based on OpenStack with added features not yet available in open source, to meet the carrier grade needs of telecom service providers. The solution supports operators in quickly deploying virtual telecom, OSS, BSS, IT and media workloads while keeping TCO low.
|Relevancy to NFVI/VIM||
The product is included in Ericsson’s system verified NFVi solution which aligns with the ETSI NFV Architectural Framework and the ETSI Management and Orchestration (MANO) architecture. The product has been contracted with more than 120 customers.
Telecom grade VIM capable of handling the most demanding operator requirements and mission critical services.
Other Features: High throughput with low latency, through an enhanced vSwitch and support for SR-IOV; Continuous end-user access to services through redundancy and high availability capabilities; Trusted tenant isolation; A unified cloud infrastructure operations & maintenance through fault and performance management
|Top Use Cases||
|Linux Container Integration||
Cloud Execution Environment is being evolved to embed both containers and VMs with seamless communication between them, using open source technologies. Common tool sets for life-cycle management will be used to enable unified operations.
|Industry Standards Participation||ETSI NFV ISG, Linux Foundation (LFN, OPNFV, etc.), Open Compute Project (OCP) and OpenStack Foundation|
|Linux Foundation Projects Supported||Cloud Native Computing Foundation and LFN (CORD, DPDK, FD.io, FRR, IOVisor, ONAP, ONOS, OpenDaylight, Open Security Controller, OpenSwitch, OPNFV, OVS, PNDA, SNAS.io)|
|Key Customers||Swisscom, Telefonica, Telstra, NTT DOCOMO, Vodafone Hutchison|
|Key Partners||Mirantis, Intel|