The Cloudify Blog

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!

Jeremy Hess

By Jeremy Hess

Migrating Your VMware to Azure - Challenges and Tools

Learn how to migrate your VMware environments to Azure using the right tools and understanding the challenges.

Michael Shnizer

By Michael Shnizer

Orchestrating An Application Lifecycle From Development on OpenStack, to QA on AWS, Through Production on VMware with Cloudify

Michael demonstrates how you can use Cloudify with Kanban to easily move an application from code change through production on three different clouds - OpenStack, AWS, and VMware.

Sharone Zitzman

By Sharone Zitzman

Azure versus AWS for the Enterprise

Which would you choose for your enterprise and why - AWS or Azure, or maybe both?

Nati Shalom

By Nati Shalom

The VMware and Cloudify Collaboration Redux

Read all about how the VMware/Cloudify partnership came to be, what we are currently working on, and what's in store for the future.

Jeremy Hess

By Jeremy Hess

Cloudify Brings Open NFV Orchestration to VMworld

Cloudify is talking NFV Open Source, Open Standards orchestration at VMworld - meet us in Pod B at the New Innovator Pavilion for demos.

Yoram Weinreb & Sharone Zitzman

By Yoram Weinreb & Sharone Zitzman

Cloud-Native VNFs VoLTE Demo - vIMS & vEPC on VMware vCloud with Group Scale

Many existing network functions have only recently undergone the transition from being physical appliances to being delivered virtually, which was a revolution unto itself.  That transition required mostly performance optimization to accommodate the additional I/O overhead of the hypervisor and some configuration changes to accommodate the fact that VMs can...

Sharone Zitzman

By Sharone Zitzman

VMware and Athonet Demo the Fastest Deployment of a Virtualized LTE Mobile Packet Core and VoLTE Service with Cloudify

At Interop Tokyo on June 8th, the team at VMware, under the management of Vanessa Little, demonstrated the deployment of an Athonet's vEPC and vIMS VNFs on VMware vCloud Director with Cloudify's orchestration framework. The demo blew away the judges and won the Interop Tokyo "Best of Show" award! Learn...

Chelsea Thompson, Guest Post

By Chelsea Thompson, Guest Post

Metaswitch, GigaSpaces Demo Orchestrated VoLTE

This article was written by Chelsea Thompson and originally published on the Metaswitch Blogs. Chelsea is Technical Marketing Manager at Metaswitch. The article is being re-published with MetaSwitch's consent. Metaswitch and GigaSpaces showed a fully orchestrated VoLTE solution on the VMware stand at Mobile World Congress last month that exemplified...

Jeremy Hess

By Jeremy Hess

Deploying A Death Star In The Cloud

As Star Wars: The Force Awakens takes over the news, with everybody making Star Wars related images, videos, memes, and more, we wanted to bring a DevOps touch to the fun. We poke just a bit of fun at a few of our favorite IaaS clouds: OpenStack, VMware, and AWS....

Nati Shalom

By Nati Shalom

The Disruption Cycle - A Dime a Dozen.

Before the dust even settled around the whopping Dell/EMC deal, another bombshell was dropped with the Red Hat acquisition of Ansible over the weekend.  While I was still processing my thoughts on what I think the Dell deal means for the enterprise IT industry - I had to make an...

Jeremy Hess

By Jeremy Hess

White-Labeling Cloudify for VMware vCloud Air

We are very clear on what Cloudify is here at GigaSpaces - Cloudify is a pure-play, TOSCA-based cloud orchestration engine. It wasn’t originally designed to provide Orchestration-as-a-Service. However, working with VMWare the past several months on their vCloud Air Blueprinting Service, we have seen just how perfectly Cloudify fits into...

Denis Makogon

By Denis Makogon

How Cloudify Runs on vCloud Air with Zero Footprint

We recently announced Cloudify's new Orchestration-as-a-Service offering jointly built with VMware, named the vCloud® Air™ Blueprinting Service. In order to create this service, the team was required to add some new functionality, while at the same time cut certain capabilities based on the use case – more about that in...

Nati Shalom

By Nati Shalom

How We Created Cloudify as a Service for VMware

Cloudify as a Service for vCloud Air Cloudify is the only open source orchestration platform that delivers native support for the VMware stack, including vSphere, vCloud (vCA, vCD) and VMware Integrated OpenStack. This week marks an important milestone as we introduced the vCloud® Air™ Blueprinting Service developed  jointly by VMware...

Eliza Croen

By Eliza Croen

Cloudify Does VMworld 2015 - Pure-Play VMware Orchestration

Ah, VMworld. A place for IT pros and thought leaders to come together and talk virtualization and cloud technology. This year, the name of the game is “Ready for Any,” showcasing the VMware ecosystem for fast and secure architectures and unified hybrid cloud that lets users “innovate like a startup...

Yoram Weinreb

By Yoram Weinreb

Creating a scalable blueprinting service using Cloudify

Recently I was asked to design a SaaS offering with a major partner that will feature TOSCA orchestration for applications. Cloudify version 3 was already out with significant features and design tenets that made it extremely easy to extend and embed; enabling it to be commonly used to application orchestration...

Nati Shalom

By Nati Shalom

The OpenStack Interoperability Paradox and How to Bridge It

Last week I had the honor of moderating with my co-presenter, Sharone Zitzman, our fourth OpenStack & Beyond Podcast. This time the topic was -  Is OpenStack Really Ready for the Enterprise - with Lauren Nelson, a senior analyst from Forrester Research and Kristian Köhntopp, a veteran cloud architect from...

Yoram Weinreb

By Yoram Weinreb

TOSCA Orchestration for VMware - Hybrid Cloud Made Simple

We've recently been working closely with VMware to make hybrid cloud a reality.  Most enterprise organizations choose a multi-cloud strategy for numerous reasons. They start with VMware and OpenStack for their private cloud environment and a combination of public cloud for dev/test or access capacity scenario. What's more, many large...

Nati Shalom and Sharone Zitzman

By Nati Shalom and Sharone Zitzman

OpenStack Users are Ready to Move From Hypervisors...and Other Tales from the Summit…

Originally posted at CloudTweaks.com   I just got back from the OpenStack Paris Summit a couple weeks ago, and although this is a bit delayed in coming, I did do a talk on this with the OpenStack Online Meetup immediately following my return, but then decided to share my thoughts...