The Cloudify Blog

Yoram Weinreb & Shay Naeh

By Yoram Weinreb & Shay Naeh

The First Ever VNF Onboarding Hackathon with VMware, Intel, and Cloudify at Mobile World Congress 2017

Read about our very successful VNF onboarding hackathon, with many top vendors and integrators, at MWC 2017.

Yoram Weinreb

By Yoram Weinreb

Orchestrating Brocade vCPE and Metaswitch SBC VNFs on VMware Using Cloudify

See how Cloudify was used to orchestrate the deployment of multiple complex VNFs. Meet us at Mobile World Congress!

Nati Shalom

By Nati Shalom

Openness Is the True Path of NFV

Nati Shalom discusses the reasons why telecoms operators need to move away from propietary vendor solutions and embrace open source in NFV.

Jeremy Hess

By Jeremy Hess

OpenStack & Beyond Podcast - Episode 8 | Live From Mobile World Congress Talking NFV

Mobile World Congress was a whirlwind event this year and there was no shortage of NFV interest and talk throughout the 4-day conference. The OpenStack & Beyond team made sure to get in on the action by hosting a live episode straight from the floor (well, in a meeting room)....

Shay Naeh

By Shay Naeh

How to Orchestrate VNFs in NFV and Deploy a Skype-like vIMS Application with Cloudify and Clearwater on a Multi-VIM Environment

What is a vIMS on boarding service? It is a virtual phone or even a mobile phone where users can connect to each other, similar to Skype. It is built on the following architecture. Bono, which receives the incoming connection, then sends it to Sprout which acts as the IP...

Simon Dredge, Guest Post

By Simon Dredge, Guest Post

The Missing Link - Service Function Chaining and Its Relationship to NFV

This article was written by Simon Dredge and originally published on the Metaswitch Blogs. Simon is Director of Technical Marketing at Metaswitch. The article is being re-published with the express written consent of the author. I remember that ‘aha’ moment when I first heard about Service Function Chaining (SFC). It...

Shay Naeh

By Shay Naeh

NFV Orchestration on OpenStack, VMware, and More (Multi-VIM) with Cloudify and TOSCA

What is a VIM? A VIM, according to the MANO specification, is a virtual infrastructure manager. In a nutshell, a VIM is the same as IaaS in the cloud domain and Cloudify brings that IaaS concept to the telecom world. Intelligent NFV orchestration for any telecom environment. Download today. Go...

Sivan Barzily

By Sivan Barzily

How Cloudify TOSCA-Based Orchestration Uses EPA to Optimize Performance and Throughput of Data Intensive VNFs in a Multi-VIM Environment

We hear the term data plane acceleration (DPA) tossed around a lot in the context of NFV (Network Functions Virtualization), and this is because the successful adoption of NFV highly depends on the ability of a virtualized cloud infrastructure to deliver sufficient performance compared to today's proprietary network appliances. Intelligent...

Jeremy Hess

By Jeremy Hess

Hola Barcelona and MWC 2016 - Talking NFV, SDN, and Multi-VIM Automation

We're really pumped for this year's Mobile World Congress! The Cloudify team has been unleashed and will be making a splash in the telco arena. We have partnered with Intel and VMware to show off some cool new demos that will knock your socks off. Our big focus at this...

Yoram Weinreb

By Yoram Weinreb

Combining TOSCA and Netconf/YANG to Deploy Network-Centric Services in NFV and SDN Architectures

In the world of NFV, YANG is a popular data modeling language that serves as a contractor between network devices and those that interact and interface with these devices. The YANG data model enables you to define how to write configuration data, as well as how to communicate state data...