March 6, 2017 in Community News

Why Open Source is Like a Team Sport

Heather Kirksey likes to call them as she sees them. As director for Open Platform for NFV (OPNFV) — a role she alternatively describes as coach, nerd matchmaker and diplomat…

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February 24, 2017 in Community News

Tying together the many open source projects in networking

The Open Platform for Network Functions Virtualization (OPNFV) is driven more by iterative code releases than by heavyweight up-front standardization efforts. Read more at opensource.com.

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February 17, 2017 in Community News

OPNFV Tests its Software on OCP Hardware

LAKE TAHOE, California — The OPNFV open source group has released the report for its second plugfest, conducted in December. The plugfest was notable for testing OPNFV software on Open…

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February 16, 2017 in Community News

OPNFV’s Second Plugfest Tackles OCP & Open-O Integration

OPNFV made progress at its second Plugfest in advancing interoperability with other open source platforms, notably integration of the OPNFV platform with both the Open Compute Project and Open Orchestrator…

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February 16, 2017 in Community News

OPNFV Nearing Commercial Deployment

The somewhat long-awaited report on OPNFV’s December Plugfest emerged this morning, revealing no major surprises but taking some steps forward on integration with other open source projects, namely the Open…

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February 3, 2017 in Community News

OPNFV set to release fourth NFV platform under ‘Danube’ moniker

The Linux Foundation’s Open Platform for NFV project is looking to unveil a new platform release over the next two months, which will be the fourth platform targeting open source…

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January 23, 2017 in Community News

Q&A with Arpit Joshipura, Head of Networking for The Linux Foundation

Arpit Joshipura became the Linux Foundation’s new general manager for networking and orchestration in December 2016. He’s tasked with a pretty tall order. He needs to harmonize all the different…

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January 11, 2017 in Community News

Why Open Source is Rising Up the Networking Stack in 2017

With 2016 behind us, we can reflect on a landmark year where open source migrated up the stack. As a result a new breed of open service orchestration projects were…

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December 28, 2016 in Community News

What To Expect From Networking In 2017

Each year we try to lay out what businesses should expect in the upcoming year in the networking market. This year we expect to see a lot of changes as…

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December 26, 2016 in Community News

Mentors Among Us: 65 Inspiring Women in Comms

It’s no secret that females are underrepresented in the comms, and larger technology, industry. According to Census Bureau data, women only make up about one fourth, or 26.5%, of tech…

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December 8, 2016 in Community News

Linux Foundation adds an open source networking specialist to the team

Arpit Joshipura a veteran tech executive who has worked at Dell, Ericsson and Nortel In recognition of the increasingly central role open source technology has played for the networking sector,…

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November 24, 2016 in Community News

Open Source NFV Project to Host 2017 Summit in Beijing

The OPNFV Project, a carrier-grade, integrated, open source platform intended to accelerate the introduction of new products and services using Network Functions Virtualization (NFV), today announced the 2017 OPNFV Summit will…

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November 22, 2016 in Community News

Dialogic Tests Its Virtual Network Functions with OPNFV Code

Dialogic, a company that provides communications applications, today rolled out a cloud and network functions virtualization (NFV) test bed. Its NFV proving ground is based on the OPNFV code for a virtualized infrastructure manager (VIM). Dialogic is a member…

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November 22, 2016 in Community News

OPNFV Colorado Increases Functionality, Improves Collaboration

The number of significant open source projects related to networking, automation, and orchestration likely number in the dozens. The reasons for this plethora of projects range from politics to pragmatism,…

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November 22, 2016 in Community News

OPNFV Demonstrates How to Cut the Cord from Proprietary Hardware Designs

There are few things more frustrating than a dropped call. At the keynote during OpenStack Barcelona 2016 conference, the folks behind the Open Platform for Network Functions Virtualization Project (OPNFV) demonstrated, in a most…

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July 8, 2016 in Community News

RCR Wireless: OPNFV survey shows nearly all telecom operators on board with NFV

A recent survey released by the Linux Foundation’s Open Platform for NFV Project, found an increasingly small percentage of telecom operators have not yet planned for network functions virtualization. Read…

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July 8, 2016 in Community News

ITProPortal: OPNFV important to NFV success, survey says

Just 21 months in, OPNFV will deliver on its promise of accelerating NFV. This is what pretty much all (99 per cent) telecommunications operators polled by Heavy Reading think. Read more at…

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July 8, 2016 in Community News

Silicon ES: OPNFV is revealed as “essential” industry platform for Teleco

Read the translated article at Silicon ES.

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July 8, 2016 in Community News

Telecom TV: Hewlett Packard Enterprise to participate in OPNFV Pharos community test labs project

At the OPNFV event in Berlin this week, Hewlett Packard Enterprise has announced that it will participate in the Linux Foundation’s OPNFV Pharos Project via its own OpenNFV Labs. HPE…

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July 8, 2016 in Community News

SDxCentral: CENGN Pharos Lab Puts Canada on OPNFV Map

CENGN, Canada’s Centre of Excellence in Next Generation Networks (NGN), launched an OPNFV Pharos community test lab at its Ottawa headquarters. CENGN is a member of OPNFV, the open source platform for network functions virtualization (NFV) formed under…

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July 8, 2016 in Community News

Forbes: The Latest IT Transformation Is Being Led By The Phone Company

I recently spent a week in Berlin attending the OPNFV Summit, the conference for the group building a common, open source platform for hosting virtualized network functions (VNFs) like firewalls, monitoring…

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