LF Networking Publications

ONAP MDONS Blueprint Overview

Jun 17, 2020 In 5G, ONAP, Publications, Resources

In order to offer service to customers with geographically diver se locations, CSPs often lease resources in networks where they do not have a presence (“off ne t”). This allows them to provide end-to-end service to their customers, but requires a manual and complex negotiation between CSPs that includes both…

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E2E Network Slicing Technical Overview

Jun 17, 2020 In 5G, ONAP, Publications, Resources

Network Slicing is one of the key features of 5G. The essence of Network Slicing is to be able to effectively cater to of a diverse set o f use case categories and customers in an optimal manner. 5G is expected t o fulfill the requirements of a wide variety…

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ONAP Consumption Models Whitepaper

Jun 17, 2020 In 5G, Cloud Native, ONAP, Publications, Resources

The End User Advisory Group (EUAG) was created by LF Networking (LFN) to share views, challenges, and best practices between user organizations; highlighting new areas of opportunity for the developer community. EUAG is made of individuals from end user organizations, including telecommunications carriers, cable companies, network providers, and compute or…

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Bell Canada Case Study

Jun 17, 2020 In 5G, Cloud Native, ONAP, Publications, Resources

Since 2017, the use of ONAP at Bell Canada has expanded to automating numerous key network services across all business units. Moving forward, ONAP is playing a major role in 5G and multi-access edge computing (MEC) rollouts. The key metric Bell uses to measure the success of ONAP is the…

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CNTT Whitepaper

May 26, 2020 In 5G, Cloud Native, CNTT, Edge, OPNFV, Publications, Resources

The objective of the Cloud iNfrastructure Telco Taskforce (CNTT) is to develop a framework for standardizing Cloud Infrastructure to increase interoperability between the virtualized workloads and the underlying infrastructure, and to allow for validation and conformance testing. After only a little more than a year, the taskforce is well on…

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Case Study: Army Cyber School Leverages FD.io to Achieve Superior Network Performance and Scale

May 11, 2020 In FD.io, Publications, Resources, ,

The US Army Cyber Center of Excellence is one of the key defense domains along with land, sea and air, and has the important task of training army soldiers in cyber technologies. The school takes the standards provided by the U.S. Cyber Command and the U.S. Army as key inputs…

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Edge Networking: An Introduction

Apr 29, 2020 In Publications, Resources

LFN Projects are deeply integrated with the edge computing landscape and lead the telecom industry move into open source edge. LF Networking and LF Edge collaborate on the end-to-end edge computing framework with projects such as Akriano to support high-availability cloud services optimized for edge computing systems and applications. LFN…

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LF Networking Whitepaper

Apr 28, 2020 In 5G, Cloud Native, CNTT, Edge, FD.io, ONAP, OpenDaylight, OPenSwitch, OPNFV, PNDA, Publications, Resources, SNAS, TungstenFabric

This whitepaper, prepared by a Working Group of the LFN Technical Advisory Council (TAC), is intended for anyone who is interested in the intersection of modern network design and the open source networking project landscape. System architects, developers, product and project managers, network operators, system integrators, and more should all…

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Harmonizing Open Source and Standards: A Case for 5G Slicing

Mar 15, 2020 In ONAP, Publications, Resources

As an operator-led open source community for a next generation network automation platform, ONAP has been committed to the convergence of standards and open source since inception, and has promoted cross-organizational industry cooperation by publishing a series of white papers. Based on the latest version of ONAP Frankfurt, this latest…

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LFN Developer & Testing Forum Report (January 2020)

Mar 9, 2020 In 5G, Cloud Native, CNTT, Edge, ONAP, OPNFV, Publications, Resources

LF Networking (LFN) hosted a record breaking cross-community technical gathering, the LFN Developer & Testing Forum at the Prague Congress Center in Prague, Czech Republic, from January 13-16, 2020, attracting over 200 vendor and network operator participants representing several major LFN initiatives. The event, a follow on to prior technical…

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