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Are we still having fun? CNTT celebrates its first anniversary with Baldy, its second release!

May 27, 2020 | lfnetworking In Blog, CNTT, OPNFV

By: Beth Cohen, Verizon; Nick Chase, Mirantis So what is CNTT and why is it so important for the telecom industry? When I was first invited to join in the effort to define a reference model for architectures to support NFV workloads, I questioned the sanity of undertaking what seemed…

Tungsten Fabric Migration from Gerrit to GitHub, Part 1

May 26, 2020 | lfnetworking In Blog, TungstenFabric

By: VM Brasseur One of the benefits of open source communities is the ability to collaborate across organizations and choose the platforms and tooling best suited to the goals of the project. Recently, the Tungsten Fabric community decided to migrate its repositories from Gerrit to GitHub. The work has already…

The LFN Technical Meetings Go Virtual

May 11, 2020 | lfnetworking In Blog

By Catherine Lefèvre – ONAP TSC Chair The LF Networking communities from CNTT/OPNFV, and ONAP participated in the first ever LFN joint “virtual” conference as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. The conference was redesigned from a 2 full-day Face-to-Face event to a 3 half-day virtual sessions. The sessions saw…

ODL Magnesium: New Projects, New Service Provider Features, and Loads of Performance Improvements

Mar 31, 2020 | lfnetworking In Blog, OpenDaylight

By Abhijit Kumbhare, OpenDaylight TSC Chair  The OpenDaylight community is pleased to announce the availability of the 12th release of the most widely deployed open source SDN controller platform, OpenDaylight Magnesium!  In addition to ongoing deployments, maturity and stability, the release brings two new projects, new features that help with service…

LFN Member Spotlight: PANTHEON.tech

Mar 30, 2020 | lfnetworking In Blog

The LFN community is comprised of a diverse set of member organizations that work collaboratively across software and projects to provide platforms and building blocks for Network Infrastructure and Services across Service Providers, Cloud Providers, Enterprises, Vendors, and System Integrators that enable rapid interoperability, deployment, and adoption. This blog series highlights…

LF Networking Resumes & Expands Mentorship Program

Mar 26, 2020 | lfnetworking In Blog

The LF Networking Mentorship (formerly Internship) program, which began as an internship program with OpenDaylight several years ago and has evolved into a cross-project initiative, has become an invaluable on-ramp for college and graduate students looking to gain real world experience and skills in open source networking development, work closely…

How FD.io 20.01 Release Improves Multicore IPSec

Mar 23, 2020 | lfnetworking In Blog

By Neal Hartsell, CMO at Netgate and FD.io community member  The most established (and only standards-based) VPN protocol is Internet Protocol Security (IPSec). IPsec encrypts data packets for confidentiality - and ensures sender integrity via authentication - protecting data flowing over public, e.g., Internet, or private infrastructure from prying eyes.…

EasyCLA is an Automated, Efficient, and Flexible Tool for Managing Contributor Agreements and Repository Access

Mar 13, 2020 | lfnetworking In Blog

By David McBride, Release Manager, Linux Foundation Networking Last year, at the Open Networking Summit (ONS) North America, the Linux Foundation announced Community Bridge, “... a new platform created to empower open source developers..” Community Bridge is a suite of tools that enable individuals and organizations to engage with open…

Accelerating Software Defined Network Deployments

Feb 7, 2020 | lfnetworking In Blog, CNTT, ONAP

Originally posted on the AT&T Technology Blog by Ryan van, Wyk, February 6th. See the original post. It’s a Monday afternoon in the middle of January, and a few members of my team and I are sitting in a non-descript conference room actively discussing network function virtualization infrastructure (NFVi) with…

OPNFV Iruya: Paving the Way for 5G via Testing Tools, Scripts, and Automation

Feb 4, 2020 | lfnetworking In Blog, OPNFV

By Heather Kirksey Today, the OPNFV community is pleased to announce the availability of OPNFV Iruya, the platform’s 9th release. After more than 5 years, the community continues to rally together, build upon previous releases, with earned knowledge and wisdom, refined skills, and eye for what’s to come. We had…

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