This is the first product that Lumina Networks has introduced in the cable operator space. But the company sees it as a stepping stone to broadening support for MSOs.
The SNAPS-Kubernetes platform helps to deliver virtual network functions that use fewer resources, are more fault-tolerant, and can scale quickly to meet demand.
It aims to make control interfaces more interoperable.
The membership group wants to fill in some gaps in open source.
Virtual RAN fronthaul is the first project the lab will tackle.
The cable membership organization created its SNAPS group for network virtualization.
Ultimately, cable operators want hardware decomposed from software.
They don’t want the NFV wheel reinvented for 5G.
Lab officially opens Aug. 1.
Microsoft and Facebook build a transatlantic cable.
Kyrio hopes to attract telcos and other non-cable industry players.
Carriers want their own flavors of MANO.
NFV groups need to talk, says ETSI.
To the outside world, Prodip Sen's departure as ETSI NFV chair seems abrupt, but a source close to ETSI insists it's a calculated effort that began in April and will help set up NFV for its next phase in 2015 and beyond.
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