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.
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