Red Hat technologies are built on open, standards-based frameworks that help you create a modern network infrastructure. Red Hat’s NFV solution is the result of our leading contributions to the OpenStack, KVM, and DPDK projects. And it’s further strengthened by the company’s vast ecosystem of certified partners. Red Hat’s NFV solution is open source and standards-based, giving you a stable, interoperable foundation to build on.
|Category||SDN Controller/Network Virtualization Solution|
|Applicable Verticals||Cloud Service Providers, Communication Service Providers (Telcos) and Financials|
|NG Data Center Networking Relevancy||
Open, secure, programmable, and scalable, Red Hat NFV Solution is the Next-Gen Data Center’s foundation. Extended to the network’s edge, Red Hat supports OPNFV VCO initiative to virtualize central offices with OpenDaylight as default SDN controller.
Red Hat NFV Solution delivers a complete, open software foundation for CSPs. By working with industry-leading partners, trusted open-source communities, and our upstream first policy, we bring innovative solutions to the telecommunications industry. Red Hat has earned some of the highest security credentials, including those from the U.S. Department of Defense. SELinux military-grade security technologies prevent intrusions and protect data when running in public or private OpenStack clouds.
|Areas of Deployment||Inter-Datacenter and Intra-Datacenter|
|Orchestration Integration||Kubernetes and OpenStack|
|Orchestration Integration Details||
Red Hat OpenStack and OpenShift platforms integrate with multi-vendor compute, network service, and storage platforms via standardized APIs. Red Hat NFV Solution has been validated with a comprehensive set of SDN, MANO, and OSS/BSS systems.
|Open Compute Project (OCP) Support||Yes|
|Supported OCP Initiatives||Telco|
|Linux Foundation (LF) Support||Yes|
|Supported Linux Foundation Initiatives||Cloud Native Computing Foundation, LFN (CORD, DPDK, FD.io, FRR, IOVisor, ONAP, ONOS, OpenDaylight, Open Security Controller, OpenSwitch, OPNFV, OVS, PNDA, SNAS.io), Open Container Initiative and VCO|
|Key Customers||Verizon, Orange, Telefonica, Turkcell, KazTransCom|
|Key Partners||Cisco, Juniper Networks, Nuage Networks, Big Switch Networks, Kaloom|