Network Service Delivery Platform (NSD)
One Convergence Network Service Delivery (NSD) solution provides orchestration, lifecycle management, service assurance and visibility/monitoring for Layer 3 to Layer 7 network services for OpenStack Neutron, Cisco ACI and other SDN controllers / fabrics. NSD significantly enhances what is available in OpenStack FWaaS, LBaaS and other *aaS with support for vendor specific features, licensing, high availability, service chaining and common way to orchestrate & configure a diverse set of network services. The solution can be deployed with Group-Based Policy (GBP) or OpenStack Neutron APIs.
The features of the solution include:
Managed Service Provider
Managed Service Providers (MSPs) enabled to offer enterprise grade IaaS platform with the availability of the following functionality:
The solution offers the following functionality for Enterprise IT operators, providing cloud infrastructure for application owners in various business groups:
Managed Network Services Cloud
Cloud operators can now compose rich network services and offer them as a cloud service. New business models to support “bring your own device” (BYOD) via dynamic insertion of customer provided network services over the base set provided by cloud operators.
Application Visibility as a Service
Operational visibility and analytics provided across all layers of networking can be offered as a service to tenants. This not only allows for customer specific visibility into networks and network services but also into the customer applications.
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