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2021 LFN Year In Review Report

Jan 9, 2022 In 5G, Anuket, Cloud Native, Edge, EMCO, FD.io, ODIM, ONAP, OpenDaylight, PNDA, Publications, Resources, SNAS, Tungsten Fabric, XGVela, , , , ,

LFN is dedicated to creating opportunities and new ways to innovate across the networking industry. 2021 continued to be a challenging year around the globe, but three Cs (Code, Collaboration, and Connectivity), proved therapeutic for the community to fight global isolation from the pandemic and move the industry forward. Adversity…

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Vision 2022: Open Networking & Edge Predictions

Dec 15, 2021 In 5G, Blog, Cloud Native, Edge, Publications, Resources

By: Arpit Joshipura, GM, Networking, Edge & IOT As we wrap up the second year of living through a global pandemic, I wanted to take a moment to both look ahead to next year, as well as recognize how the open networking and edge industry has shifted over the past…

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1-Pager: OpenDaylight is Verizon’s Directional SDN Controller

Dec 1, 2021 In OpenDaylight, Publications, Resources, , , ,

After initial work exploring OpenDaylight (ODL), Verizon decided to pull the testing, packaging, support in-house and create their own optimized ODL distribution. ODL is Verizon’s foundational and directional SDN controller with 2 use cases in production across the network. Future integration will include different types of data modeling technology, Open APIs,…

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1-Pager: DT Deploys ONAP In Production in O-RAN Town

Nov 16, 2021 In 5G, ONAP, Publications, Resources

In their O-RAN Town project, the carrier deployed in the city of Neubrandenburg a multi-vendor Open RAN trial network for 4G and 5G services with massive MIMO integrated into the live network — the first in Europe. To automate services on all network domains, Deutsche Telekom introduced a vendor-independent Service…

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1-Pager: Orange Deploys ONAP In Production

Nov 10, 2021 In 5G, ONAP, Publications, Resources,

Realizing a long-pursued goal of using the Open Networking Automation Platform (ONAP), Orange has deployed and trialed an automation framework powered by ONAP. The current use case, in production in Orange Egypt, includes automating network services, network connectivity and resource management inside IP/MPLS, and configuration changes such as provisioning virtual…

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White Paper: Intelligent Networking, AI and Machine Learning

Nov 3, 2021 In Publications, Resources, , , ,

The LF Networking (LFN) End User Advisor Group (EUAG) is publishing this document to identify and highlight the latest thinking and recommendations for building and supporting intelligent networking and the tools needed to achieve it. It will touch on the state of automation and adoption of intelligent networking tools by…

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MEF Network Service Automation using OpenDaylight UniMgr

Oct 26, 2021 In Blog, OpenDaylight, Publications, Resources, , , ,

By: Charles Eckel (Cisco); Santanu De, Shrinivas Joshi, Kiran Ambardekar (Xoriant Corporation); Mahesh Jethanandani (Kloud Services) A team from Xoriant, Cisco, Kloud Services, and Amartus has been working with Ethernet Virtual Connection (EVC) based network services based on the Lifecycle Service Orchestration (LSO) architecture defined by MEF Forum (MEF). The…

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White Paper: NFV Testing and Automation Research and Methodologies

Mar 30, 2021 In 5G, Cloud Native, Edge, Publications, Resources

The End User Advisory Group (EUAG) was created by LF Networking  to share views, challenges, and best practices between user organizations; highlighting new areas of opportunity for the developer community. This white paper is a companion to the White Paper: NFV Testing and Automation and takes a deeper dive into…

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White Paper: NFV Testing and Automation

Mar 30, 2021 In 5G, Cloud Native, Edge, Publications, Resources

The End User Advisory Group (EUAG) was created by LF Networking  to share views, challenges, and best practices between user organizations; highlighting new areas of opportunity for the developer community. The EUAG is publishing this document to identify and highlight the latest thinking and recommendations for improving testing environments and…

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LFN Member Onboarding Guide

Feb 9, 2021 In Anuket, FD.io, ONAP, OpenDaylight, OPNFV, PNDA, Publications, Resources, SNAS, TungstenFabric, XGVela

The LFN Member Onboarding Guide was written to provide members with a complete onramp to the LF Networking community. You will learn how to engage with your communities of interest, about all the different ways you can contribute to LF Networking, and how to get help when you need it.…

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