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November 2017

PacketPushers: ONAP Amsterdam: An Open Platform For Network Automation

By | In The News

The Open Network Automation Platform, a Linux Foundation project, has released ONAP Amsterdam, an open-source platform to enable network automation for carriers and service providers.

ONAP Amsterdam includes open-source software for orchestration and automation, as well as verified blueprints for two use cases. Carriers and service providers can download and deploy Amsterdam to automate their networks. Integrators and vendors can also build products and services around Amsterdam.

Read more at PacketPushers.

Telecoms: ONAP Sparks up Its First Release – Amsterdam

By | In The News

Such is the mind-boggling complexity of virtualizing and automating networks that open source collaboration is widely considered to be the most effective way of doing so in an interoperable way. ONAP claims this is the first open source project to unite the majority of operators with the majority of vendors in building an automation and orchestration platform. Apparently ONAP’s members account for 55% of the world’s mobile subscribers.

“Amsterdam represents significant progress for both the ONAP community and the greater open source networking ecosystem at large,” said Arpit Joshipura, GM of Networking and Orchestration at The Linux Foundation, which runs ONAP. “By bringing together member resources, Amsterdam is the first step toward realization of a globally shared architecture and implementation for network automation, based on open source and open standards.”

Read more at Telecoms.

SmarterMSP: ONAP Promises to Transform Deliver

By | In The News

The Amsterdam release of the Open Network Automation Platform (ONAP) combines software-defined networking (SDN) technologies, which were originally developed by AT&T and The Linux Foundation, to provide a next-generation services framework that can now be deployed on top of any hypervisor environment or public cloud computing service. Previously, ONAP has only supported OpenStack.

Read more at SmarterMSP.

RCR Wireless News: Network Automation Standards are Emerging with ONAP Amsterdam Release

By | In The News

The Open Network Automation Platform (ONAP) announced the release of ONAP Amsterdam, a unified architecture for closed-loop, end-to-end network automation. The purpose of the platform is to decrease costs​ ​and​ ​time​ ​for​ ​virtual network functions (VNF) vendors, enabling operators to optimize their best selection of commercial VNF offerings for each of their services, according to the release.

ONAP is an open source community that focuses on the lifecycle management of VNFs. The group is a joint effort of AT&T’s Open ECOMP and the Linux Foundation’s Open-O working to harmonize the open source network automation space. Since the two groups teamed up, ONAP has grown to encompass 58 members.

Read more at RCR Wireless News.

Wireless Week: ONAP Unveils First Release Amsterdam

By | In The News

The Open Network Automation Platform (ONAP) Project has unveiled its first platform release, ONAP Amsterdam, to help service providers with ongoing efforts to virtualize their networks.

Amsterdam aims to deliver a unified architecture for end-to-end, closed-loop network automation, according to the group.

Providing a new service delivery lifecycle for teleco, cable, and cloud providers, ONAP said it’s the first open-source project to bring together the majority of operators (end users) with the majority of vendors (integrators) to build a real service automation and orchestration platform.

Read more at Wireless Week.

CED Magazine: ONAP Advances Automated Virtualization Efforts with Amsterdam Release

By | In The News

As service providers continue efforts to virtualize their networks, the Open Network Automation Platform (ONAP) Project has unveiled its first platform release, ONAP Amsterdam, which aims to deliver a unified architecture for end-to-end, closed-loop network automation.

ONAP says it’s the first open-source project to bring together the majority of operators (end users) with the majority of vendors (integrators) to create a real service automation and orchestration platform, which provides a new service delivery lifecycle for teleco, cable, and cloud providers.

Read more at CED Magazine.

Mobile World Live: Amsterdam gets ONAP Ball Rolling

By | In The News

The Open Network Automation Platform (ONAP) project unveiled its first release, a unified architecture for closed-loop network automation designed to enable tier-one operators to rapidly deploy new services.

In an announcement ONAP said the release, dubbed Amsterdam, is the first step towards delivering a shared open source architecture capable of being implemented on a global basis.

Read more at Mobile World Live.

DatacenterDynamics: Open Network Automation Platform Sees First Release

By | In The News

The recently established Open Network Automation Platform (ONAP) Project has marked the first official release of its open source code, written in collaboration with major network operators.

The release codenamed Amsterdam focuses on service automation and orchestration, and includes “verified blueprints” to implement VoLTE and Residential vCPE technologies.

Read more at DatacenterDynamics.