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
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.
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.
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.
This article explains how FPGAs can be useful in network functions virtualization (NFV) platform to achieve better performance and flexibility. FPGAs are used to speed up processing of network packets for variety of network functions/ applications like Intrusion detection, firewall, packet parsing, content based
This article is focused on basics of VNFs: what are virtual network functions (VNFs), architecture of virtual network functions (VNFs), what are the basic components (VNFC and VNF Descriptors (VNFD)), challenges with current VNF development and onboarding to NFV environment and how cloud native VNFs can help overcome the challenges.
Software Defined Networking (SDN) and Network Function Virtualization (NFV) are vital technology innovations invented in last few years. Both of these technologies are collectively revolutionizing the current IT and telecom network infrastructure by enabling telco operators to make use of virtual machines in place of network equipment and further program the
First question that comes to mind is whether SDN and NFV are same or different or related technologies? SDN and NFV are independent technologies. SDN creates a separate management plane which sits a floor above the traditional control plane so as to get wider view of the network and orchestrate using network protocols like OpenFlow. So, with the SDN approach
2017 looks to be a promising year for software-defined networking (SDN) enthusiasts. According to recent research by IDC, the worldwide SDN market is expected to grow to $12.5 billion by 2020. This includes physical network infrastructure, control software, SDN applications, and last but not least professional services. Software-defined networking gained
OpenDaylight Summit, a flagship event of technology, is just few days away and it’s been held in Meydenbauer Center, Seattle. This year OpenDaylight have more than 40 sessions, keynotes, tutorials, speakers, etc., which will talk about various topics under the roof of open networking. The major topics which