1310nm.net announces First Customer Contract Start

Press Release: Royal Wootton Bassett, Wiltshire, UK. 2nd July 2018 Thirteen-ten nanometre networks Ltd (1310nm.net) are pleased to announce that today marks the start of delivery for their first customer contract. They will be working with a leading SD-WAN company to deliver contract consultancy services to cover deployment of their solution. The solution will cover…

OpenContrail joins Linux Foundation

Juniper is moving their OpenContrail codebase to the Linux Foundation. OpenContrail is Juniper’s open-source version of their Contrail SDN orchestrator. Provided as an open-source offering, OpenContrail doesn’t have the support and service the commercial Contrail offering provides. In 2012, Juniper provided the first open-source Contrail version. Earlier this year they extended governance of the project,…

MEF focuses on SD-WAN with LSO and OpenCS

The old Metro Ethernet Forum (now simply MEF) issued a press-release to cover a focus on SD-WAN. This covers three areas: Service Implementations using the MEF frameworks Market Education Proof of Concept Demostrations Service Implementation The Service Implementation uses the MEF Lifecycle Service Orchestration Reference Architecture and Framework (LSO) issued as MEF-55. This documents business…

TechCrunch: Appformix adds support for VMware following Juniper acquisition

TechCrunch reports that After acquisition by Juniper, Cloud optimization service Appformix adds support for VMware. Juniper purchased Appformix in December last year. Appformix uses telemetery from OpenStack or Kubernetes managed SDE or NFV environments via thin agents on each node. It remediates actions automatically based on machine-learning. Appformix data remains behind the firewall, and is…

The perils of open-source without community – AT&T and Juniper

SDxCentral report that AT&T  are moving away from Juniper’s Contrail orchestration platform to OpenDaylight, citing that the lack community engagement in the platform. Can Contrail work as open-source without community? According to SDxCentral’s report, Paul Carver, a principle member of AT&T’s technical staff, expressed frustration that the lack of a community was hindering the development of OpenContrail, and could…

Vodafone Selects Juniper Contrail for SDN automation and agility

Vodafone have selected Juniper‘s Contrail for their SDN orchestration. Vodafone’s Ocean transformation started in 2015 and uses network virtualisation to drive operational change. They are looking for an optimised end-to-end service orchestration. Contrail will enable Vodafone’s deployment of a portal driven provisioning service; as well as using service-chaining, on-demand services and virtualised CPE. In doing…