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Evolving to a New Generation Network based on IP, SDN, NFV & Cloud

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At BBWF 2014, Jeff White (Head of Broadband Convergence & IP Ericsson, North America) presented the insights on the necessary steps to manage when preparing for a transformation of a service provider network of today to a new architecture based on SDN, NFV & Cloud.

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Evolving to a New Generation Network based on IP, SDN, NFV & Cloud

  1. 1. Commercial in confidence | EAB-14:062640 Uen Uen, Rev A | 2013-10-22 | Page 1 Evolving to a new generation Network based on IP, SDN, NFV & Cloud Jeff White, Head of Broadband Convergence & IP Ericsson, North America jeff.white@ericsson.com
  2. 2. Commercial in confidence | EAB-14:062640 Uen Uen, Rev A | 2013-10-22 | Page 2 strategy to create a flexible programmable network Network Friendly Leverage Off the Shelf Secure Beyond Data Centers Network Infrastructure Applications Application Responsive XaaS Combined High Performance Programmable Appl. & Customer Aware Scale Independent Innovation Driven Optimally Hosted Optimally Delivered Open Ecosystem Data Center Infrastructure Consulting & Systems Integration Capability
  3. 3. Commercial in confidence | EAB-14:062640 Uen Uen, Rev A | 2013-10-22 | Page 3 Why change? CAN network SDN/NFV technology really help? Packaging Scale Operational Complexity Mobile, Video & Core networks are very complex Services Agility Difficult to launch new services and capabilities Fault Tolerance Generally very good Fixed cost Reduction Hardware depreciation cycles longer than useful life Combined control and dataplane challenge agility Add complexity for automation & standard operating VNF deployment flexibility allows for accelerated innovation & deployment More value in software for better utilization & scale Separate control & Forwarding for better economics Service Assurance & FCAPS, more challenging in cloud
  4. 4. Commercial in confidence | EAB-14:062640 Uen Uen, Rev A | 2013-10-22 | Page 4 Cloud Infrastructure Automation Network functions Services OSS/BSS, Media & IT functions Commercial XaaS Offerings Operator IT Cloud Operator Commercial Cloud Operator Telecom Cloud Cloud Infrastructure Governance & Security End to End Infrastructure [ Storage + Compute + Network ] Data Center Service-Provider Software Defined Networking One cloud – all workloads – all industries SDN/NFV for DYNAMIC TECHNOLOGY & BUSINESS TRENDS
  5. 5. Commercial in confidence | EAB-14:062640 Uen Uen, Rev A | 2013-10-22 | Page 5 SDN/NFV – Migration strategy Virtualized Network Functions  VNF selection based on optimal value  Network data plane VNF present greater challenge  Combining Network Functions for Virtual Network Capability Orchestration  NFV/SDN considerably different requirements than IT, MANO  Stateful vs Stateless, Distributed vs Central, P2P vs Client/Server  Range of performance requirements, interfaces NFV Infrastructure  Key selection of Execution Environment, VM / Container, PaaS vs IaaS,  Performance requirements, manageability, DC Ecosystem, FCAPS  Bare metal, versus integrated compute, storage, network security Control, Mgmt, DC Networking  Physical Network Function Orchestration and Network Environment Management  Service Assurance and Performance Management  Division of control between VNF, Controller and Orchestrator SDN Control and Networking  Service Level Control and Management (Chaining)  Automated Config and Management. Analytics based Automation  Scaled Resource Control
  6. 6. Commercial in confidence | EAB-14:062640 Uen Uen, Rev A | 2013-10-22 | Page 6 Service provider SDN unlocking network potential End to end Network Map Configuration and Service Management Domain Resource Control Cross Domain Resource Control SDN-SW SDN-SW Dynamic Service Control and Chaining DPI/Charge Security URL SDN Based Network Programmability Policy Analytics
  7. 7. Commercial in confidence | EAB-14:062640 Uen Uen, Rev A | 2013-10-22 | Page 7 Enhancing openstack for NFV For the carrier-grade cloud OS NETWORK FRAMEWORK OS COMPUTE FRAMEWORK OS STORAGE FRAMEWORK NEUTRON API NOVA API CINDER API PLUGIN OS SECURITY FRAMEWORK KEYSTONE API Ceilometer Linux PLUGIN NETWORK COMPUTE STORAGE IDAM Support functions PLUGIN PLUGIN Cloud Manager Application Domain OSS NFV Applications Enterprise Applications › Resource Allocation & Optimization › Resource Isolation (VLAN Trunking) › Networking – WAN orchestration – VNF provisioning – Network Redundancy › Real Time Response – Interrupt servicing – OVS latency/ Throughput › Carrier Grade Security – Multi-tenancy with end-to-end isolation › Software Management and Upgrade Support – Hitless & automated upgrades – Roll-back › Backup and Restore – Automatic backup – Recovery incl. consistency audit and conflict resolution › Audit and Trouble Shooting – Audit log, monitor and troubleshoot › Assurance: – Fault, event and performance (beyond ceilometer) management – Advanced monitoring capabilities › High Availability – No single point of failure – Mitigation of systematic failures – Fault monitoring and heath check Glance API PLUGINP LUGIN
  8. 8. Commercial in confidence | EAB-14:062640 Uen Uen, Rev A | 2013-10-22 | Page 8 The transformation journey has started Today Transformation journey Understanding of; complexity, architecture, capabilities, competences, processes, methods and tools Tomorrow Global cloud based networks
  9. 9. THANK YOU Jeff White, Head of Broadband Convergence & IP jeff.white@ericsson.com
  10. 10. Commercial in confidence | EAB-14:062640 Uen Uen, Rev A | 2013-10-22 | Page 10

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