Ericsson NFVi solution represents an exciting next step in building the infrastructure for telecom transformation, 5G and the Internet of Things (IoT). Ericsson NFVi solution consists of NFV Orchestrator (Cloud Manager), Virtual Infrastructure Management (Cloud Execution Environment), SDN controller (Cloud SDN) and NFV Hardware (BSP 8000 or Hyperscale Datacenter System 8000).
Ericsson NFVI solution enables operators with a turnkey solution which satisfies functional, operational and performance criteria for carrier grade services. It enables a rapid time to market for virtualization projects while preserving a modular, open and vendor neutral solution which guarantees long term competitiveness goals.
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|Customer Deployment Details||
Vertical approach (full-stack deployment), horizontal approach (common infrastructure) and multivendor approach.
Telefonica, Telstra, Swisscom, Vodafone Australia, NTT Docomo
|Key Customers||Telefonica, Telstra, Swisscom, Vodafone Australia, NTT Docomo|
|Industry Standards Participation||ETSI NFV ISG, Open Compute Project (OCP), OpenStack Foundation and OPNFV|
|Linux Foundation Projects||OpenDaylight, OVS, FD.IO, Cloud Native Computing Foundation and Open Container Initiative|
|Product Differentiation||Full stack verification from hardware to VNF layer with complete functional, performance and availability criteria. NFVI layer fully based on community driven opensource software with an upstream first development model. OCP and central office NEBS compliant hardware and uses leading edge Rack Scale Design architecture.|
|Performance and Scalability||Scale from hyper scale DC to micro/pico DC. HW based load balancing/sharing & HW offload capabilities to satisfy terabit scale VNF w/ leading cost per bit to hyper dense containerized payload support.|
|HW Acceleration Supported||DPDK, SR-IOV, PCI-PT, PF-PT|
|Supported OSes||Linux and Windows|
|Linux Versions||RHEL, Ubuntu, SUSE, WindRiver (will include version later)|
|Windows Versions||All current versions|
|Supported Hypervisors||ESXi, KVM and Hyper-V|
|Supported CMP||OpenStack and VMware vRealize/vCAC/vCD|
|Key Partners||Intel, RedHat, VMware|