Category Archives: NFV

OPNFV Functional Testing, TOSCA Orchestration, and vIMSUseCases

The entire purpose of OPNFV, an open source project from the Linux Foundation that brings together the work of the various standards bodies and open source NFV projects into a single platform, is the provide a way for carriers and … Continue reading

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What’s new in Mirantis OpenStack 9.0: Webinar Q&A

Theres’s never been a better time to adopt Mirantis OpenStack to build your cloud. The newest release, Mirantis OpenStack 9.0, offers improvements in simplicity, flexibility, and performance that make deployment, operations, and management faster and easier. If you missed the … Continue reading

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Application-aware NFV infrastructure, or the Heisenberg Uncertainty Principle and NFV

As a fan of quantum mechanics,  one of my favorites is the famous Heisenberg Uncertainty Principle, which states that for certain value pairs of quantum objects, both values cannot be exactly defined at the same time. The most well-known pair … Continue reading

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OpenStack Summit: IoT, VNFs, and Security Services – How do they work together?

NFV and IoT were probably the most popular topics at the OpenStack Summit in Austin this year. After attending several sessions devoted to IoT and NFV implementation with OpenStack and talking, at the same time, about a new security architecture … Continue reading

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Open Source MANO (OSM) to work on NFV Orchestration

A group of service providers and solution vendors  such as Telefónica, RIFT.io, Mirantis, Intel, and Canonical has founded the Open Source MANO group, a community focused on delivering Open Source Management and Orchestration (MANO) aligned with ETSI NFV Information Models. … Continue reading

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OpenStack and NFV, as explained by the OpenStack Foundation

This week the OpenStack Foundation released a whitepaper explaining the platform’s relationship with Network Functions Virtualization, or NFV.  NFV, a use case for Software Defined Networking, enables telcos and other organizations to replace specialized hardware with software-based Virtualized Network Functions … Continue reading

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Mirantis OpenStack 7.0: NFVI Deployment Guide — Huge pages

Memory addressing on contemporary computers is done in terms of blocks of contiguous virtual memory addresses known as pages. Historically, memory pages on x86 systems have had a fixed size of 4 kilobytes, but today this parameter is configurable to … Continue reading

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Advanced Security Service Insertion in OpenStack Cloud

As IT organizations increasingly look to leverage cloud computing to improve agility and economics, OpenStack is gaining enormous momentum as a preferred tool for building new on-premise cloud datacenters. But putting an OpenStack cloud on your enterprise network brings its … Continue reading

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Carrier-Grade Mirantis OpenStack (the Mirantis NFV Initiative), Part 1: Single Root I/O Virtualization (SR-IOV)

The Mirantis NFV initiative aims to create an NFV ecosystem for OpenStack, with validated  hardware at the bottom; hardened, configurationally-optimized OpenStack as a platform in the middle, and validated VNFs and other NFV software and application components at the top. … Continue reading

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Q&A from our NFV Webcast with Mirantis and Metaswitch

We recently hosted Mirantis Director of Product Management for NFV Sutapa Bansal and Metaswitch VP of Product Marketing Micaela Guihat for a webinar on deploying NFV with OpenStack.  We had way more questions than we had time to answer, so in … Continue reading

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