July 9, 2019 in Announcement, ONAP

ONAP Doubles-Down on Deployments, Drives Commercial Activity Across Open Source Networking Stack with ‘Dublin’ Release

Continued community expansion and alignment  make ONAP center of gravity among Members, End Users, SIs, Vendors, OSS groups, and SDO organizations  Major blueprints and 5G features focused on global deployments…
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June 11, 2019 in Announcement, TungstenFabric

Introducing Tungsten Fabric 5.1: Security, Feature, and Performance Enhancements for Network Operators & Developers

The Tungsten Fabric (TF) community is excited and proud to announce our latest release, 5.1. The TF community has been hard at work on both community and technical challenges to…
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May 31, 2019 in ONAP, Publications, Resources

ONAP 5G Journey

ONAP’s third code release, Casablanca was announced on 4th December, 2018 by LF Networking (LFN), which facilitates collaboration across the Linux Foundation’s open networking projects. The Casablanca release enhances deployment…
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May 20, 2019 in Publications, Resources

Slides & Videos: Cloud Native Network Services Day

On May 20th, 2019, LFN Networking held a mini-summit called "Cloud Native Network Services Day" at KuneCon + CloudNativeCon EU. Get the slides here. Watch the videos here. AGENDA: 9:00…
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May 6, 2019 in Publications, Resources

Slides & Video: Big5G Open Source Workshop: OCP/LFN/ONF

On May 6th, LF Networking joined up with OCP and ONF on a workshop at the Big 5G Event in Denver, Colorado. Listed below are the topics, speakers and slides.…
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April 29, 2019 in Blog

LF Networking Welcomes New Member Loodse

An Interview with Loodse CEO and Co-Founder Sebastian Scheele Linux Foundation Networking is pleased to have Loodse as its newest member. Loodse is focused on cloud-native technologies and Kubernetes. We…
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April 3, 2019 in Publications, Resources

OVP: OPNFV Verification Program

A community-led compliance and verification program to improve quality and interoperability in the NFV ecosystem. Network functions virtualization (NFV) and software- defined networking (SDN) offer service providers increased service agility,…
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April 3, 2019 in ONAP, Publications, Resources

Harmonizing Open Source and Open Standards: The Progress of ONAP

As part of the broader evolution of open networking, the Linux Foundation networking projects have been working closely with a range of networking standards groups to align complementary efforts. This…
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April 2, 2019 in Publications, Resources

Harmonization 2.0: How Open Source and Standards Are Driving Collaboration Across IT

The networking industry is at a significant turning point as network operators spanning telecommunications, cable, enterprise, cloud, and the research community work to redefine the network architecture. Widespread new technology…
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March 12, 2019 in OPNFV, Publications, Resources

Open Source Community Extends Virtual Central Office to Mobile Use Case

Multiple open source communities and organizations collaborate to bring mobile services to the edge At Open Networking Summit Europe, Oct 25-27 2018 in Amsterdam, a team made up of 30 volunteers…
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March 12, 2019 in ONAP, OPNFV, Publications, Resources

ONAP Dublin DDF and OPNFV Gambia Plugfest Joint Report

The fourth ONAP DDF and sixth OPNFV Plugfest were co-located at the Nokia facility in Nozay, France. The event spanned four days from January 8-11, 2019. The focus of this…
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March 8, 2019 in FD.io, Publications, Resources

Benchmarking Software Data Planes Intel® Xeon® Skylake vs. Broadwell1

Software data plane performance and efficiency are foundational properties of any NFV and cloud networking system design. They do not only impact network service economics by dictating feasible service density…
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September 25, 2018 in ONAP, Publications, Resources

The 1st Orange ONAP OpenLab platform

As a founding and Platinum member of the Linux Foundation Networking, Orange committed to provide resources for the community both with human resources and technical platform. Orange deployed a first…
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September 25, 2018 in Publications, Resources

Heavy Reading: Open Source Networking Survey Report

Light Reading/Heavy Reading and Linux Foundation Networking are very excited to present the results of a study we executed in collaboration with our sponsors. We joined forces to deliver a…
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September 24, 2018 in OPNFV, Publications, Resources

ETSI NFV Plugtests™ and OPNFV Plugfest Joint Report

The third ETSI NFV Plugtests and fifth OPNFV Plugfest were colocated at the ETSI campus in Sophia Antipolis, France. The ETSI Plugtests spanned over two weeks from May 29-June 8,…
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August 29, 2018 in Publications, Resources

LF Networking Member Guide

The LFN Member Guide was written to provide members with a complete reference guide to the LF Networking community. In it, you will learn how to engage with your communities…
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August 14, 2018 in Publications, Resources

The Future of Networking Podcast

On August 1st, 2018, Arpit Joshipura, GM for Networking & Orchestration at The Linux Foundation, participated in a podcast with Packet Pushers: Show 400: The Future Of Networking With Arpit…
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July 19, 2018 in Publications, Resources

Blog: Embracing Openness to Power Future Network Services

This post first published on Telekom.com The exponential Internet traffic growth is still one of the main challenges for the Telco industry. In the past, Moore’s Law has helped us to…
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June 18, 2018 in OPNFV, Publications, Resources

Solution Brief: A Virtual Central Office Results in Reduced Total Cost of Ownership

Central offices (COs) provide critical access/aggregation networking services (e.g. for cable, fiber, DSL, wireless customers) and there are more than 10,000 COs in the United States alone. Network services in…
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May 9, 2018 in Publications, Resources

ACG report: The Impact of Open Source Technologies on the Communication Service Provider Vendor Ecosystem

There is a massive shift underway in carrier sourcing and design strategies, with open source-first philosophies unequivocally at their core. New research also reveals major growth in network control, orchestration…
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May 7, 2018 in Blog

Network Harmonization 2.0: Evolving Linux Foundation Networking

The Linux Foundation currently hosts 9 of the 10 largest open source networking projects — a set of thriving global communities, such as ONAP, OPNFV, OpenDaylight, FD.io and others which…
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March 26, 2018 in Publications, Resources

Solution Brief: The Open Compute Project and OPNFV are at the Forefront of Open Source Networking Integration

Network functions virtualization, or NFV, is a once-in-a-generation disruption that will completely transform how networks are built and operated. Open source has revamped how enterprises build out their IT systems…
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March 26, 2018 in Publications, Resources

Solution Brief: Harmonizing Open Source and Standards: An ONAP Case Study

As part of the broader evolution of open networking, LF Networking projects have been working closely with a range of networking standards groups to align complementary efforts...
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March 26, 2018 in Publications

ACG report: The Impact of Open Source Technologies on the Communication Service Provider Vendor Ecosystem

There is a massive shift underway in carrier sourcing and design strategies, with open source-first philosophies unequivocally at their core...
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March 26, 2018 in Publications, Resources

Harmonization 2.0: How Open Source and Standards Are Driving Collaboration Across IT

The networking industry is at a significant turning point as network operators spanning telecommunications, cable, enterprise, cloud, and the research community work to redefine the network architecture. Widespread new technology…
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March 26, 2018 in Resources

Case Study: LF Networking (LFN) Projects Power Next Generation Orange Networks

Orange is a leading telecommunications company with headquarters in France. It boasts 273M customers worldwide, 152,000 employees and a revenue of €41B (2017)...
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March 26, 2018 in Resources

Solution Brief: Cross Community Continuous Integration (XCI) Empowers Innovation by Increasing Collaboration Between OPNFV and Upstream Communities

A survey of Communications Service Providers (CSPs) in 2017 indicates that 80% of those surveyed feel that the DevOps software development model (DevOps) is essential or important to NFV success...
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