Accelerating the adoption of NextGen Network Services through SDN-NFV Orchestration

Accelerating the adoption of NextGen Network Services through SDN-NFV Orchestration

Overview

With the aim of enabling enterprises and telecom service providers quickly respond to changing business requirements, there is a need to make networks agile and flexible. This is pushing the industry towards adoption of Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) and Software Defined Networking (SDN). The adoption of SDN and NFV application software is rapidly increasing in the networking industry and in the process replacing hardware and embedded equipment.

We are helping our clients to accelerate the adoption of SDN/NFV and realize value faster with offerings spanning across SDN NFV Consultancy, Product Development, Design, Testing and Integration. Our offerings are well supported by unique set of differentiators and market driven solutions in this space.

Specialized Innovation Labs for SDN/NFV

Our specialized innovation labs for SDN/NFV in Bangalore and Trivandrum are equipped with Open Source components like Openstack, ONF, OSM, ONAP, ODL, NOX, vSwitch and also Standard SDN switching elements, traffic generators and tools.

SDN/NFV Frameworks and Accelerators

In order to accelerate the adoption and faster roll out of SDN NFV services, Infosys has various network automation tools & accelerators.

  • Dynamic Network Service Designer solution
  • SDN/NFV configuration management solution framework
  • SDN/ NFV Business Evaluation and ETSI MANO based Product Evaluation Framework
  • SDN/ NFV Validation framework
  • Solution accelerator for SDWAN solution deployment
  • Solution accelerator for Thin CPE deployment

Infosys IP for SDN/NFV services includes:

  • Infosys Smart Network Assurance (ISNA) – Next-Gen AI/ML-based closed loop service assurance solution
  • Infosys Network Function Automation (INFA) - VNF and application onboarding, validation and certification framework

Go-to-Partner for Telcos and Enterprises seeking network transformation

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Network Function Virtualization (NFV) and Software-Defined Networking (SDN)

The key value proposition of our SDN/NFV service line are:

  • Accelerate the adoption – Infosys leverages in-house solutions, accelerators and enablers across the life cycle of SDN/NFV transformations to help global service providers and enterprises accelerate SDN/NFV adoption
  • Achieve the scale – Infosys has invested in building the niche skills required for SDN/NFV through partnerships, trainings and Open standard forums (ONAP, ONF etc.)
  • Align ecosystem partners – Infosys helps build an ecosystem with Open Standard Forums, Multiple OEMS and Accelerators to effectively stitch the best fit solution for customers
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Challenges & Solutions

Infosys provides a strategic transformation roadmap to enterprises and helps them adopt SDN/NFV technology in a seamless fashion leveraging Infosys’ DevOps platform and processes

Infosys has presence and contribution in most key standard forums driving SDN/NFV like ONF, ONAP and TMForum. We also do have labs equipped with open standard software which works as a skill development bed. Infosys brings the combined strength of standards knowledge and skilled resource pool for the new standard adoption.

Infosys brings in the decades of expertise of software development, technology stack & tools combined with network product engineering and Telco domain expertise into a single pool catering to requirements of any scale.

Infosys has invested rightfully in the application and automation layers of SDN/NFV and has a catalogue of IPs, Solutions, Frameworks and Accelerators which are readily available for Telcos for their SDN/NFV adoption journey.

Infosys has evaluation frameworks which helps Telcos and Enterprises to choose the right components depending on their requirements. Infosys SDN/NFV consultancy brings-in global experience in roadmap definition and product evaluation to help Telcos make the right strategic decisions.

Infosys has a strong base of DevOps/Agile methodology and tools. We also have strong network product engineering offering. This makes us uniquely capable of addressing integration needs of DevOps layer with networks for any Telco or Enterprise.