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Serdar Vural

Serdar Vural

12 posts


Serdar Vural
11 June 2024

Introducing Charmed Aether SD-Core: Automated open source 5G mobile core network

5G Article

We are excited to announce that Charmed Aether SD-Core – our automation solution for the open source 5G core networking software distributed by The Linux Foundation – is available as a beta release. Charmed Aether SD-Core is a set of Juju charms (open source software operators) that can automate the deployment, integration and lifecycle m ...


Serdar Vural
29 February 2024

Telco-grade Sylva-compliant Canonical platforms

Cloud and server Article

In December 2023, Canonical joined the Sylva project of Linux Foundation Europe to provide fully open-source and upstream telco platform solutions to the project. Sylva aims to tackle the fragmentation in telco cloud technologies and the vendor lock-in caused by proprietary platform solutions, by defining a common validation software fram ...


Serdar Vural
23 February 2024

Bringing automation to telco edge clouds at scale

Cloud and server Article

Canonical and Spectro Cloud have collaborated to develop an effective and composable telco edge cloud solution, which is built with Canonical’s open source infrastructure solutions and Spectro Cloud’s Palette containers-as-a-service (CaaS) platform. This technology stack empowers operators to benefit from the cost optimisation and agility ...


Serdar Vural
26 January 2024

Meet Canonical at Mobile World Congress Barcelona 2024

Ubuntu Article

The world’s largest and most influential telecommunications exhibition event, Mobile World Congress (MWC), is taking place in Barcelona on 26-29 February 2024. Canonical is excited to join this important annual event once again and meet the telecom industry.  Telecommunications is a key sector for Canonical. We offer solutions for private ...


Serdar Vural
5 December 2023

Canonical joins the Sylva project

Canonical announcements Telecommunications

Canonical is proud to announce that we have joined the Sylva project of Linux Foundation Europe as a General Member. We aim to bring our open source infrastructure solutions to Sylva and contribute to the project’s goal of providing a platform to validate cloud-native telco functions. Sylva was created to accelerate the cloudification of ...


Serdar Vural
30 November 2023

Fast and reliable telco edge clouds with Intel FlexRAN and Real-time Ubuntu for 5G URLLC scenarios

Cloud and server Article

Intel and Canonical have been collaborating to deliver advanced infrastructure that can run the networks of the future. More and more, we see edge cloud systems deployed closer to end users and systems to meet the ever-increasing demand for faster edge networks that can rapidly deliver business services and boost productivity. This requir ...


Serdar Vural
8 November 2023

Canonical joins Open Networking Foundation

Canonical announcements Article

Canonical is proud to announce that it is now a member of the Open Networking Foundation (ONF). This highlights our dedication to open source in mobile telecommunications and our continuous commitment to bringing cutting-edge solutions to the sector. Joining ONF is strategically important for Canonical to further its open source offerings ...


Serdar Vural
11 October 2023

SmartNICs in telco: benefits and use cases

Cloud and server Article

In our previous blog, we introduced smartNICs as technology enablers for next-generation converged data centres. We covered how smartNICs can increase efficiency and drive return on investment. In this blog post, we explain how this innovative technology can help the telecom industry. SmartNICs use cases for the telecom sector are still e ...


Serdar Vural
6 October 2023

What is a smartNIC and how is the technology shaping modern data centres?

Cloud and server Article

Data centres are going through a transformation. Gradually, we will see a new type of equipment attached to servers in almost every data centre: smartNICs are here. They will be the enablers of converged data centres where common infrastructure tasks are offloaded from a host server to attached network interface cards (NIC).  Think of it ...


Serdar Vural
22 September 2023

Meet Canonical at India Mobile Congress 2023

Canonical announcements Article

India Mobile Congress (IMC) is the largest telecom, media, and technology forum in Asia, jointly organised by India’s Department of Telecommunications and the country’s Cellular Operators Association. It is also the biggest networking event in India, establishing itself as a showcase of innovation, technology and digital transformation. C ...


Serdar Vural
14 September 2023

How a real-time kernel reduces latency in telco edge clouds

Telecommunications Article

Telco edge clouds are among the most popular and promising technologies with great potential to deliver performance improvements. An edge cloud is an infrastructure to run software located close to devices and end-users.  This type of local deployment brings several performance benefits, one of which is reduced latency. Edge computing ser ...


Serdar Vural
28 August 2023

Telecom security: How to safeguard your open source telco infrastructure

Security Article

From pure voice to data, and now with the connectivity provided to devices and machines, telco systems make it possible to deliver digital services to society. Thanks to telecom systems, we can keep in touch with each other and reach the information sources we need at any time and anywhere. As we have become increasingly ...