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Making NFV Easy

Ensemble's Prayson Pate reveals how easily NFV can be deployed and the exact benefits you can gain in a talk at NFV World Congress 2017.

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Making NFV Easy

  1. 1. DEPLOYABILITY – SCALABILITY – SECURITY– URGENCY – FOCUS – AGILITY – OPENNESS – COST EFFECTIVE Making NFV Easy NFV World Congress May 4, 2017
  2. 2. © 2017 ADVA Optical Networking. All rights reserved. Confidential.2 NFV World Congress - © 2017 ADVA Optical Networking. All rights reserved. DEPLOYABILITY – SCALABILITY – SECURITY– URGENCY – FOCUS – AGILITY – OPENNESS – COST EFFECTIVE It’s Time to Deploy NFV! To make deployment easy, we need solutions that: • Perform • Meet Budget • Fit Architecturally • Scale • Exist
  3. 3. © 2017 ADVA Optical Networking. All rights reserved. Confidential.3 NFV World Congress - © 2017 ADVA Optical Networking. All rights reserved. DEPLOYABILITY – SCALABILITY – SECURITY– URGENCY – FOCUS – AGILITY – OPENNESS – COST EFFECTIVE The Trends in NFV Are Broader Than Technology
  4. 4. © 2017 ADVA Optical Networking. All rights reserved. Confidential.4 NFV World Congress - © 2017 ADVA Optical Networking. All rights reserved. DEPLOYABILITY – SCALABILITY – SECURITY– URGENCY – FOCUS – AGILITY – OPENNESS – COST EFFECTIVE What’s Needed? Multi-Vendor Ecosystems! • Insistence on different suppliers at each layer • Requires cooperation between operator, suppliers AND customer • Raises importance of APIs and ability to cooperate • Business case has to work for EVERYONE
  5. 5. © 2017 ADVA Optical Networking. All rights reserved. Confidential.5 NFV World Congress - © 2017 ADVA Optical Networking. All rights reserved. DEPLOYABILITY – SCALABILITY – SECURITY– URGENCY – FOCUS – AGILITY – OPENNESS – COST EFFECTIVE What’s Needed? Performance! Pick the best for the application Pure Compute (x86 or ARM) Hardwareindependence, portabilityandscalability Performance requirements (throughput, latency, etc.) and cost DPDK (x86 or ARM) SR-IOV Hybrid NID Smart NIC Small vCPE Large vCPE Data Center MEC, CORD Examples: • ADVA FSP 150 ProVMe • Juniper NFX250 • Ciena 3938vi • RAD D-NFV • Telco Systems CloudMetro 100 Example functions: • Switching • TCP offload • Encryption offload
  6. 6. © 2017 ADVA Optical Networking. All rights reserved. Confidential.6 NFV World Congress - © 2017 ADVA Optical Networking. All rights reserved. DEPLOYABILITY – SCALABILITY – SECURITY– URGENCY – FOCUS – AGILITY – OPENNESS – COST EFFECTIVE Performance Comparison – DPDK on Atom • Test of Open vSwitch versus ADVA Ensemble Connector • Atom server – 8 cores, Gigabit offered load • Extract of EANTC report at Light Reading
  7. 7. © 2017 ADVA Optical Networking. All rights reserved. Confidential.7 NFV World Congress - © 2017 ADVA Optical Networking. All rights reserved. DEPLOYABILITY – SCALABILITY – SECURITY– URGENCY – FOCUS – AGILITY – OPENNESS – COST EFFECTIVE What’s Needed? Deployability! • Operationally simple (e.g., zero touch) • Scalable (e.g., embedded cloud) • COTS hardware – eases import • Cloud-native software
  8. 8. © 2017 ADVA Optical Networking. All rights reserved. Confidential.8 NFV World Congress - © 2017 ADVA Optical Networking. All rights reserved. DEPLOYABILITY – SCALABILITY – SECURITY– URGENCY – FOCUS – AGILITY – OPENNESS – COST EFFECTIVE What’s Needed? Security! NFVI • SELinux enforces mandatory access control policies • Root OS login blocked on Ethernet ports • SSH key-based login options to eliminate password exposure • Management firewall protection • Ability to enable/disable accounts and lock-out on multiple failed logins • Embedded Cloud architecture presents minimal attack surface MANO/System • 2-factor authentication at customer site • LTE-enabled geo-locking of CPE devices • Encryption of management and user tunnels • Radius or TACACS+ authentication options • Multi-tenant orchestrator
  9. 9. © 2017 ADVA Optical Networking. All rights reserved. Confidential.9 NFV World Congress - © 2017 ADVA Optical Networking. All rights reserved. DEPLOYABILITY – SCALABILITY – SECURITY– URGENCY – FOCUS – AGILITY – OPENNESS – COST EFFECTIVE From https://www.collab.net/solutions/development-process What’s Needed? Agility and DevOps!
  10. 10. © 2017 ADVA Optical Networking. All rights reserved. Confidential.10 NFV World Congress - © 2017 ADVA Optical Networking. All rights reserved. DEPLOYABILITY – SCALABILITY – SECURITY– URGENCY – FOCUS – AGILITY – OPENNESS – COST EFFECTIVE What’s Needed for Success? Urgency and Focus! Trying to boil the ocean creates noise and fireworks but little progress. • Pick a simple use case – uCPE • Assign a cross-functional team • Pick partners • Get started and get a win! • Apply the lessons learned
  11. 11. © 2017 ADVA Optical Networking. All rights reserved. Confidential.11 NFV World Congress - © 2017 ADVA Optical Networking. All rights reserved. DEPLOYABILITY – SCALABILITY – SECURITY– URGENCY – FOCUS – AGILITY – OPENNESS – COST EFFECTIVE Summary – 2017 Is the Year of NFV Deployments! … especially for operators who can solve the problems encountered when taking NFV from the lab to large-scale rollout That means collaborating with partners who can offer: • Software-based services • Ecosystem of partners • Solutions for deployment issues • Optimization of low-cost COTS servers • Security at multiple layers • Partnership in an Agile and DevOps model • Focus and a sense of urgency!
  12. 12. IMPORTANT NOTICE The content of this presentation is strictly confidential. ADVA Optical Networking is the exclusive owner or licensee of the content, material, and information in this presentation. Any reproduction, publication or reprint, in whole or in part, is strictly prohibited. The information in this presentation may not be accurate, complete or up to date, and is provided without warranties or representations of any kind, either express or implied. ADVA Optical Networking shall not be responsible for and disclaims any liability for any loss or damages, including without limitation, direct, indirect, incidental, consequential and special damages, alleged to have been caused by or in connection with using and/or relying on the information contained in this presentation. Copyright © for the entire content of this presentation: ADVA Optical Networking. DEPLOYABILITY – SCALABILITY – SECURITY– URGENCY – FOCUS – AGILITY – OPENNESS – COST EFFECTIVE

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