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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 ...
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 ...
7 June 2021
Download whitepaper Network Function Virtualization (NFV) and Cloud native network functions continue to draw immense attention from the telecom sector. From the beginning, virtualisation is trying to fulfill the promises of reducing CapEx and OpEx by decoupling Network Functions from the underlying infrastructure and ensuring flexibility ...
17 December 2020
2021 is around the corner and we had such a tremendous journey this year. Like many others, at Canonical, the publisher of Ubuntu, we lived different times and maybe more than ever we saw how important it was to stay connected. Therefore, Canonical continued to innovate in the telco world and brought Ubuntu closer to ...
28 September 2020
The 12th OSM Hackfest, or OSM mid-release NINE (MR#9) Hackfest, is one for the books and Canonical happily shared the presenter floor with the rest of the Open Source MANO (OSM) community. The event spanned the whole week from September 7th to 11th, with Wednesday September 9th afternoon being used for the OSM Ecosystem day. ...
2 September 2020
Another great KubeCon has recently come to an end – which is nothing less than what we expected. After all, that’s why Canonical and Ubuntu have been consistently present at KubeCon & CloudNativeCon EU, to connect with the community. This year, we showcased Canonical’s conformant, interoperable, multi-cloud Kubernetes through our two Kube ...
31 July 2020
Canonical is proud to announce the general availability of OSM release EIGHT images in it’s Charmed OSM distribution. As of Release SEVEN, OSM is able to orchestrate containerised network functions (CNFs) leveraging Kubernetes as the underlying infrastructure for next-generation 5G services. Release EIGHT follows the same direction and br ...
5 June 2020
Canonical concluded its participation in the 9th OSM Hackfest with a renewed sense of fellowship with the Open Source MANO (OSM) community and great pride in the collaborative work that enabled an end-to-end mobile network orchestration demo using OSM’s model-driven capabilities to onboard network services. Following the successful organi ...
11 May 2020
To all telecommunications service providers, global system integrators, research institutions, OSM community members and innovators all over the world: heads-up! The 9th OSM Hackfest starts in a few weeks and Canonical will as always be there. We will lead hackfest sessions, answer any questions you may have and help drive the evolution o ...
27 February 2020
To all telecommunications service providers, global system integrators, research institutions, OSM community members and innovators all over the world: heads-up! The OSM-MR#8 Hackfest starts in two weeks and Canonical as always will be there. We will lead hackfest sessions, answer any questions you may have and help drive the evolution of ...
31 January 2020
Canonical is proud to announce the general availability of OSM release SEVEN images in Charmed OSM distribution. OSM release SEVEN introduces a range of exciting features, such as the ability to deploy container network functions on Kubernetes with K8s charms, and several improvements which enhance Open Source MANO (OSM) across various ar ...