6 June 2023
5G has the potential to revolutionise the telecommunications industry, offering high speed and connectivity for a wide range of devices ranging from radio access networks (RAN), user equipment (UE), and core networks. However, the high costs associated with 5G infrastructure have been a significant blocker for adoption, hindering innovati ...
23 February 2023
Closed loop architecture and persistent volumes for network functions – Highlights in OSM release THIRTEENOSM Article
Open Source MANO (OSM) has announced its thirteenth version which is supported for six months (short-term support). This release targets feature enhancements for VNF vendors residing in the OSM ecosystem. It features new scalable architecture for service assurance and closed-loop operations, using Apache Airflow and Prometheus. It is capa ...
1 December 2022
The second Open Source MANO (OSM) release with Long Term Support (LTS) has landed. Open Source MANO Release TWELVE offers two years of support with security patches. The release has outstanding features to offer to both VNF vendors and system integrators residing in the MANO (Management and Network Orchestration) ecosystem. ETSI OSM (Open ...
10 November 2022
RAN has incrementally evolved with every generation of mobile telecommunications, thus enabling faster data transfers between user devices and core networks. The amount of data has increased more than ever with an increase in the number of interlinked devices. With existing network architectures, challenges lie in handling increasing work ...
1 November 2022
This is the third blog from a series focusing on how public clouds meet telecommunication operators’ business demands. In the previous two blogs, we talked about how Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Google Cloud Platform have enabled telcos to run critical workloads on public clouds. In this last part of our series, you’ll hear about ...
22 September 2022
This is the second blog in a series focusing on how telecom operators can leverage public clouds to meet their business demands. In a previous blog, we talked about Amazon Web Services (AWS) and how its services made it possible for telcos to shift towards public clouds. In this blog, you’ll get to know about ...
6 September 2022
The last few years have brought immense change in telco technology adoption trends, with the introduction of 5G, artificial intelligence (AI), the internet of things (IoT), cloud computing, and mobile edge computing. So, finally, telcos are evolving? Yes, 5G has dramatically enhanced the radio access network and core network. The advent ...
26 January 2022
Telco workloads orchestration in multi-clouds environments – focus for Open Source MANO release ELEVENCloud and server Article
Open source MANO release ELEVEN is here with another set of exciting features for the telco world!! Promising the production-grade orchestration of telco workloads, OSM release ELEVEN focuses on the trends of cloud-native deployments in multi-cloud environments. To overcome the challenges that we have discussed in previous blogs, OSM this ...
12 August 2021
The use of NFV migration is becoming commonplace, it is made apparent there is a need for a higher degree of software management, smoother upgrades, and deployment process. Due to the complexity of the migration, Telcos have been deterred from adoption. A solution should be out there to aid businesses in managing and deploying network ...
22 April 2021
Do I need to orchestrate my network functions? Well, the answer depends on the price-performance assumptions of your infrastructure and workloads. It seems like ages that NFV is trying to fulfill the promises of reducing CAPEX (Capital Expenditure) and OPEX (operating expenses) by decoupling Network Functions (NFs) from the hardware and ...
20 March 2021
The transition to virtualized infrastructure and software network functions requires a re-evaluation in the telecom production environments. Network function is not alone. It has always been an important piece in the puzzle but requires a set of non-functional bits to complete the big picture and which brings the lifecycle management of n ...
18 December 2020
What’s new in Open Source MANO: multi-cloud orchestration, operator lifecycle management, and more..Ubuntu Article
Open source MANO (OSM) community recently added two more bricks in the wall of NFV orchestration events: OSM Release NINE and OSM#10 Hackfest. The community has come a long way to mature OSM into its 9th version. A toast to all the system integrators, network operators, researchers, and VNF vendors who have hit the home ...