Open Source Networking Hub
When seeking to create new kinds of services or do things a different way, carriers constantly bump up against the limitations of the proprietary software, interfaces and product roadmaps of their longtime network solution vendors. For networks like this, open source sheds a light on new opportunities and service potential. This glimmer of light helps our customers to redefine their customer relationships, re-architect their network functionality, and recreate the service innovation process.
Lumina Networks calls this network enlightenment.
Open Source in NextGen Networks
Joined by our partners Amdocs and VMware, Lumina discusses the layers of the network where open source can deliver functional value to 5G and MEC networks and well as an update on standards and open source progress in the space.
What are some of the technology and culture lessons from early 5G deployments?
Features of Network Enlightenment
Collective innovation from the best minds in the ecosystem
Individual development requires time for the wider industry to decide to engage. Open source comes with an automatic stamp of approval
DevOps processes are enabled with short service instantiation & deployment timesok
Freedom to build solutions that ideally suit your needs
More people, skills, experience, and resources per project than individual vendors – solve problems faster with better outcomes
There are many open source projects on the market, but some bubble to the top with ecosystem commitment. OpenDaylight (ODL) is one of these supported projects which enables customization and automation of networks elements. Users build SDN Controllers by picking a singular or multiple protocols to resolve complex problems.
1 Billion – Support Subscribers. 60K+ Total Code Commits. 1K+ Contributors. Largest Community Ecosystem
Benefits of OpenDaylight
Ability to dynamically control and automate network connectivity
Hide network complexity across the network abstraction layer
Broadest range of SDN use Cases
Improve connectivity management for heterogeneous networks
Service Providers Open Source Success Stories
“We have long been committed to providing our clients flexibility, control and performance and open-source technologies support that philosophy. This is a great opportunity for us to embrace the shared development process and bring additional value to the community.”
“We are an open source-first model for how we are trying to operate. We are creating an ecosystem that can really sustain the speed of innovation that we want to operate at.”
“We believe that ONAP has the ability to transform future networks by providing end-to-end, closed-loop automation to design, orchestrate, automate and manage new services.”
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