OpenStack and NVMe-over-Fabrics – Getting High Performance for Network Connected SSDs

This article focused light on a demonstration of utilizing SPDK storage framework from Intel for generating high-performance SSD transmission of data with the OpenStack based system and NVMe over fabrics.
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How NFV Deployments are Driven by Open Source Projects

Here's how open source is helping advance network optimization to support emerging technologies. There is a growing demand for efficient networks with low latency and high bandwidth to support innovations such as autonomous cars, connected devices, machine learning, augmented and virtual reality, and real-time analytics.
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A Look at vCenter Integration with Storage Arrays

Typically, in large scale data center deployment and management, different components of a data center are managed by different system administrators. To get the provisioning or updating of instructions processed, certain iterations have to be followed by the admins. As data center surged towards cloud-managed, a need for having a single console emerged ...
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Virtual Machines or Containers. Which is Better in NFV Infrastructure?

There are a significant amount of advantages of using container-based VNFs rather than hypervisor driven. But if we look at the current stage of NFV progress in NFV technology innovation was not much faster which were anticipated in 2012 due to lack of common guidelines model. But now, 5G networks are started to deploy and tested in
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Towards the Intelligent Network Security with Software Defined Networking (SDN)

This article talks about how SDN technology helps in network security and how SDN is evolving to use machine learning based intelligence to perform security operation in a highly automated way. Article throws lights on Intent Based Networking (IBN) which helps scaling and deployment of network resources in an agile manner.
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Incorporation of OpenStack and Open Source MANO (OSM) for NFV Deployments

Both OpenStack and OSM  have a large community that have a rapid pace for innovating NFV & higher contribution by all scale companies to enhance current features and develop new capabilities for core projects under it. For NFV case, OpenStack standardized interfaces between NFV elements and infrastructure.
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Top Three IoT Concerns for IT Infrastructure

This article talks about how a proliferation of data due to growing number of devices imposes a burden on current IT infrastructure and what needs to be done to tackle the challenges. Concerns are: need faster and high volume data storage systems, need scalable and agile network with high bandwidth and low latency
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Why NVMe is Important for New Age Data Center Workloads?

Any enterprise using SSDs will get benefited from the application of NVMe protocol. NVMe based infrastructure will be ideal for use cases representing SQL/NoSQL databases, real-time analytics, high-performance computing (HPC). NVMe enables new applications for machine learning, IoT databases, and analytics; real-time
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NFV Concerns: VNF Performance Benchmarking & Analysis and Common Information Models (CIM)

This article focuses on challenges related to common information models, VNF performance monitoring, benchmarking; analysis and tools. We will also discuss about evaluation & selection of VNF lifecycle management vendor of NFV environment and use of Virtual Probe (vProbe) function for NFVi monitoring.
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What is the Status of Containers and Microservices in Enterprises and Telecom

This article covers what are containers and microservices; what are the use cases of containers and microservices in enterprises and telecommunication sectors and evaluation of usability of containers for IT infrastructure. Article also focuses on recent development of containers in network functions ..
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