TRENDS DRIVING NETWORK CHANGE
SDN & NFV: A PARADIGM SHIFT
The rise of Mobile, Cloud and Social Media have significantly
impacted the way network architectures are design today. User
demand for connectivity and accessibility to a vast amount of
applications has driven the requirement for highly scalable private
and public cloud architectures. Extremely large parallel processing
within the compute environment has further placed demand on
network capacity and agility.
Software Defined Networking (SDN) and Network Function
Virtualisation (NFV) have addressed the data centre challenges by
enabling the network to be highly flexible and adaptable to today’s
application workloads. SDN architecture decouples the network
control and forwarding functions enabling the network control to
become directly programmable.
Network Function Virtualisation (NFV) decouples network
functions that traditionally run on proprietary hardware appliances
and allows them to run in software. Leveraging traditional server
virtualisation technologies, network functions such as routers,
switches and firewalls can be run on industry standard Common
of the Shelf (COTS) x86 servers.
Control Data Plan
VALIDATING SOFTWARE DEFINED DATA
The increasing adoption of SDN and NFV technologies have driven
the need to test their efficiency.
The Celemetrix SDN practice enables enterprises, service
providers and government agencies to validate their SDN and
NFV implementation and deploy with confidence. Our experience
consultants can help answer the following questions relating to
SDN and NFV:
0 Will this environment have the same security covernance?
0 What are the benefits of migrating to standard hardware and
0 What are the bottlenecks, and can the network and compute
environment scale on demand?
0 Can the centralised network state easily tune the network
behaviour, applications, and services to user needs?
0 Will my multi vendor environment support this architecture?
Key features of our SDN/NFV validation program include:
0 Test network infrastructure, capacity, scalability, and
convergence using scaled protocol emulation such as
OpenFlow and VXLAN
0 Simulate data centre traffic between VMs, for data centre/
cloud computing environments to benchmark virtualised
0 Test end-to-end NFV implementation by deploying virtual test
ports inside virtualised network devices
0 Simulate a rack full of servers/hosts with various hypervisor
flavours and emulate the virtualised data centre environment
with all of its complexities
Celemetrix provides the Australasian IT and Telecommunications
market with industry leading specialist services designed to
ensure the success of network and technology deployments.
Celemetrix’s specialist services model provides a range of
technical solutions which assist organisations to design, construct,
assure and maintain the performance of Telecommunications & IT
Professional Services | Training | Repair | Calibration | Rental | Recruitment
Engage Celemetrix when you need:
0 Vendor neutral consultation services
0 Access to a state of the art network and application simulation
0 To reduce project risk
0 Increase the accuracy of project investment profiles
0 Accelerate project deliverables