OSM Release Five adds support for network slicing and employs a microservices architecture to make it a viable choice for 5G use cases.
In this eBrief from SDxCentral, we explore some of the progress that NFV has made in the past year and also look at some of the obstacles that are still impeding its progress.
The latest update uses an in-house developed open source version of OpenStack that provides for more agility and a smaller footprint to support edge computing environments.
MEF President Nan Chen said the organization has transformed from a pure-play standards group to a software and specification development organization.
As technology domains shift to support agile-based methodologies, DevOps processes, and programmability, the network must undergo this same transformative shift.
It's been more than six years since NFV became a reality but for service providers the transformation is far from over.
European test lab EANTC tested several SD-WAN vendors solutions and compared their scalability and performance.
Perhaps the biggest benefit of containers is that they can be managed by Kubernetes, which is a pre-defined operational model.
MEF is pleased to announce the titles of nearly 20 Proof of Concept (PoC) Showcase demonstrations that will be presented at the MEF18 global networking event.
Tier 1 service providers have connected to public clouds with relative ease. But Tier 2 and Tier 3 providers are struggling to create this connectivity, according to Tata.
In the rush to capitalize on NFV many operators have focused purely on the NFV orchestration, but as they move from trials to production, one key piece is missing — management.
Good integrated CI/CD and an orchestrator like Kubernetes could negate the need for MANO.
Comarch recently won a contract with South Korean 5G operator LG U+ to replace its OSS stack.
The capacity is correlated with consumption-based pricing, which service providers have been wanting for a long time.
DoCoMo’s implementation runs on Ericsson-provided OpenStack-based virtualized infrastructure managers and includes VNFs from multiple vendors such as NEC, Nokia, and Fujitsu.