This article focuses on how telecom application are different than cloud native IT application, microservices approach for VNF development to achieve cloud native NFV, compares virtual machine and container based VNF deployment, benefits and concerns of using containers for VNF deployment in NFV instrastructure.
In last article, we discussed about how DevOps approach can be converged in NFV and had brief mention about application of DevOps for VNFs into NFV architecture. In this article let’s talk about need for cloud-native Virtual Network Functions (VNFs). VNFs are software implementation of network function equipment packaged in
With growing number of ‘connected’ devices, 5G technology promises to deliver accelerated connectivity to consumers along with lucrative services. But it has to compliment with automated internal operations which will speed up introduction of new lucrative services delivered through agile network. NFV & DevOps are the
I have taken reference from presentation at OPNFV summit, Beijing (China) – Distributed vnf management architecture and use-cases There are 4 types of models to deploy NFV in any data center or telecom network service provider Centralized model Decentralized model Distributed model Distributed model (Edge NFV)
Most of the organizations are going through a transition phase where use of technology in business operations has become mandatory. Major reason is – number of ‘smart’ and connected devices has rapidly grown along with huge spike in usage of mobile/digital traffic. As per Gartner, 20.8 billion connected things will be