LFN 5G Demo Designed To Excite Kubernetes Community

Sdxcentral | November 27, 2019

LFN 5G Demo Designed To Excite Kubernetes Community
The Linux Foundation’s LF Networking group conducted a live demo of a Kubernetes-powered end-to-end 5G cloud native network at the KubeCon + CloudNativeCon North America event that showed significant progress toward what future open source telecom deployments could look like. And it also showed that progress is going to need a lot of cooperation.The complex demo included a trio of locations, racks of hardware, numerous open source software platforms, and a Faraday cage. Heather Kirksey, VP of community and ecosystem development at the Linux Foundation, was tasked with corralling the demo that did indeed show – if just briefly – a successful video call placed from the event stage in San Diego. For the demo, LF Networking set up a prototype network to connect a live video call between points-of-presence (PoP) at the KubeCon event in San Diego, a Kaloom lab in Montreal, and at Eurecom in Sophia Antipolis, France. The call itself used a 5G network on stage that tapped into public and private clouds to connect a packet core network in Montreal, an IP-multimedia subsystem (IMS) core in the public cloud, and a 4G LTE lab in France.

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Mikael Korsgaard Jensen, Server Manager believe the future will offer more examples of municipal operating partnerships, and these will be easier to achieve if they are working with network virtualization. With NSX, the security in their networks will be enhanced enabling them to communicate safely.

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Mikael Korsgaard Jensen, Server Manager believe the future will offer more examples of municipal operating partnerships, and these will be easier to achieve if they are working with network virtualization. With NSX, the security in their networks will be enhanced enabling them to communicate safely.

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