Huawei’s CloudFabric is an Intent-Driven data center network solution that provides seamless intra- and inter-data center cloud connectivity for physical, virtual, or container-based workloads and applications. The solution consists of automatic Agile Controller, intelligent network analyzer FabricInsight, and CloudEngine series switches. CloudFabric delivers an intelligent, simplified, ultra-broadband, secure, and open digital network platform enabling enterprises to achieve business success.
|Category||SDN Controller/Network Virtualization Solution|
|Applicable Verticals||Cloud Service Providers, Communication Service Providers (Telcos), Financials, Government and Education, Healthcare, Retail and Manufacturing, Media and Entertainment, and Energy|
|NG Data Center Networking Relevancy||
Huawei CloudFabric accelerates automatic network deployment down from weeks to minutes based on the Agile Controller and provides intelligent network O&M with the FabricInsight analyzer. It also builds an open, scale-out architecture with rich APIs.
|Areas of Deployment||Campus, Inter-Datacenter, Intra-Datacenter, WAN and Metro Ethernet|
|Orchestration Integration||OpenStack and Huawei FusionSphere, ManageOne, Red Hat, and Mirantis|
|Orchestration Integration Details||
Agile Controller can connect to the Neutron ML2 plugin by MD Driver, and also can provide an L3~L7 plugin, which implements automatic provisioning of IP routing and ﬂoating IP addresses, FW service, VPN services through RESTconf API.
|Open Compute Project (OCP) Support||Yes|
|Supported OCP Initiatives||Networking|
|Linux Foundation (LF) Support||Yes|
|Supported Linux Foundation Initiatives||Cloud Foundry, Cloud Native Computing Foundation, Core Embedded Linux, LFN (CORD, DPDK, FD.io, FRR, IOVisor, ONAP, ONOS, OpenDaylight, Open Security Controller, OpenSwitch, OPNFV, OVS, PNDA, SNAS.io) and Open Container Initiative|
|Key Customers||Switzerland Abraxas, France iKoula, China UnionPay, Volkswagen Financial Services, and Bechtel|
|Container and VM Support||
CE switch hardware is decoupled from software. A permanent license and annual fee model will also be available in which software patches, upgrades and remote support will be packaged together under a subscription.
|Performance and Scalability||
|Visibility & Troubleshooting Capabilities||