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This preview of the "Understanding OPNFV" ebook looks at continuous testing and writing and onboarding VNFs.

Using OPNFV to Comprehensively Test Your NFV Cloud

In this article series, we have been discussing the Understanding OPNFV book (see links to previous articles below). Here, we will look at OPNFV continuous testing and writing and onboarding virtual network functions (VNFs).                 As we have discussed previously, OPNFV integrates a number...
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What’s the Difference Between SDN and NFV?

SDN, NFV & VNF are among the alphabet soup of terms in the networking industry that have emerged in recent years. Software defined networking (SDN), network function virtualization (NFV) and the related virtual network functions (VNF) are important trends. But Forrester analyst Andre Kindness...
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Network Microsegmentation Possible with NFV and SDN Combined

Network microsegmentation is foundational to zero-trust architectures. In a microsegmented model, the network knows which systems are allowed to talk to which other systems, in which ways and under what circumstances. Network microsegmentation allows sanctioned traffic to pass, allows each network...
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Open Source MANO Supports Public and Hybrid Cloud Deployments

The ETSI Open Source MANO (OSM) group today launched the second version of its open source code that includes new software-defined networking (SDN) capabilities and an Amazon Web Services (AWS) plugin to support public and hybrid cloud deployments. OSM, which aims to deliver an open network...
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With greater interoperability, OPNFV is ready for complex deployments that ultimately bring the industry closer to a truly plug-and-play, end-to-end virtual network.

OPNFV Shows It’s Ready for Complex Deployments With First ETSI Plugtests

OPNFV, an integrated open platform for facilitating network functions virtualization (NFV) deployments, recently had a chance to participate in the first ETSI NFV Plugtests, held Jan. 23 to Feb. 3 in Madrid, Spain. Designed to perform interoperability testing among different telco vendors and open...
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Bithika Khargharia
Dr. Bithika Khargharia, a principal solutions architect at Extreme Networks and director of product and community management at the Open Networking Foundation, discusses the Atrium Enterprise project at OpenDaylight Summit.

The Open Source SDN Distro That Keeps Microsoft’s WiFi Secure

In case you didn’t know, “Microsoft IT is big,” according to Brent Hermanson, who leads the Network Infrastructure Services group for Microsoft IT.  In a keynote presentation at OpenDaylight Summit in September, Hermanson noted that Microsoft IT has users and locations all over the globe.  Until...
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AT&T Will Launch ECOMP Into Open Source in 2017

A top AT&T executive said the company will launch its Enhanced Control, Orchestration, Management, and Policy (ECOMP) platform into open source by the first quarter of 2017. And the Linux Foundation will be the host of the open source project. Jim Zemlin, executive director of the Linux...
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