This post is about how DevOps methodology is implemented in 5G network slices and service chains for active service assurance and monitoring by vendors like Intel, Netrounds, Rift.io, Arctos labs with the help of ETSI’s Open Source MANO (OSM).
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.
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
Containerization can be possibly implemented in mobile edge computing to provide its benefits but full integration will be expected by service providers to enable cloud-native NFV.
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.
To deliver the promise of agility by NFV in 5G need exceptional automation at every level of NFV development. Building cloud-native VNFs seems to be the solution but it is at very early stage.