Cloud Native is happening now

Cloud Native for telecom applications is happening now. In the next few years all telecom applications will be cloud natively designed so as to increase efficiency and utilization of the cloud infrastructure.

Cloud Native is happening now

Speed, scale, efficiency and capacity

Cloud Native for telecom applications is happening now. In the next few years all telecom applications will be cloud natively designed so as to increase efficiency and utilization of the cloud infrastructure.

Take full advantage of the cloud to:

  • Improve granularity and increase speed of software upgrades and releases
  • Automate through embedded features in the NFVI layer (cloud infrastructure for NFV)
  • Adapt software architecture to make much better use of cloud data center resources

When it comes to 5G, the new 3GPP standardized 5G Core functions will be cloud native and container based. This will start during 2019.

At Ericsson, we have created a set of principles especially made for telecom applications based on microservices, containers and state optimized design.

We will also evolve the NFVI for containers and add orchestration capabilities.


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Launching Ericsson’s Cloud Native Infrastructure

The new Ericsson Cloud Native Infrastructure solution is optimized for cloud native applications – a foundational part of 5G. By deploying applications directly in bare metal containers, without the need for a virtualization layer, operators can have TCO savings up to 30%. This solution is scalable across central and edge locations supporting a vast number of 5G services and use cases. With automated lifecycle management and easy introduction of CI/CD (Continuous Integration/Continuous Deployment), solution implementation and operations become more efficient. View this video about Ericsson Cloud Native Infrastructure.

“Optimizing cloud infrastructure for cloud native applications will be foundational in 5G. A bare-metal container infrastructure makes network deployments and operations simpler and automation easier as well as enhancing cloud native function (CNF) performance. The announcement of a bare metal solution is an important contribution to further progress telecom operators’ implementations of cloud native applications.”

Caroline Chappell, Research Director Analysys Mason

Webinar: How to implement cloud native in the telco cloud

Our leading experts in cloud-native architectures and design give insights into the benefits of cloud native applications, as well the design principles and how to design cloud-native applications for the telco cloud.

They explain the evolution of the NFVI architecture and the steps needed to introduce Kubernetes into the NFVI to cater for both VMs and containers, which will be essential for 5G.

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How to write VNF applications for cloud

Find out how to write VNF applications for cloud, what defines a cloud-native application development, and explore the required design principles of cloud native design.

  • Implement the design principles more efficiently for cloud-native applications
  • Get more insights about general design principles including microservices, state-optimized design and the 5G data layer
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Hear from our experts

Jan Haglund interview

The key learnings from NFV implementation

Hear about the challenges, learnings from leading operator projects on their quest to achieve working and stable NFV solutions ready for 5G.

Peter Wondle demo

Live demo: How Kubernetes supports cloud native applications 

Find out more about scaling and healing on the new 5G UDM which is part of becoming 5G core. View a demo of Cloud Native VNF with associated microservices running live on the Kubernetes platform.

Podcast: Is cloud native design really needed in telecom? 

Hear Jonas Falkena, Senior Expert, Application Implementation Architectures explain how the evolution of NFVi for 5G drives cloud-native design.

How can cloud-native design fuel your business?

Read what Jan Karlsson, Head of Business Area Digital Services has to say about the advantages of cloud-native design and expand on the 5 design principles of cloud-native.

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