Genband VNFs and VNF Manager Certified to Work on Red Hat OpenStack Platform

Genband VNFs and VNF Manager Certified to Work on Red Hat OpenStack Platform Image Credit: Redhat

Genband is collaborating with Red Hat, the world's leading provider of open source solutions to bring Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) solutions to market to enable service providers to offer service agility and operational efficiencies from the telco cloud.

Red Hat has certified multiple GENBAND Virtual Network Functions (VNFs) solutions and its VNF Manager on Red Hat OpenStack Platform 10. GENBAND is also part of the Red Hat Connect for Technology Partners and Red Hat Connect for Business Partners programs.

The certified GENBAND VNFs include: Advanced Control Software (ACS) VNF for Session Border Controller (SBC) applications; C3 Call Session Controller VNF; Advanced Media Software (AMS) VNF for distributed Access and Interconnect SBCs, and Media Interworking & Transcoding applications including IMS Media Resource Function and IMS Media Gateway; and Converged Intelligent Messaging (CIM) VNF for Voice Mail & Messaging applications.

GENBAND's VNF Manager enables the lifecycle management of GENBAND and third party VNFs and has been certified for Red Hat OpenStack Platform virtualized infrastructure manager (VIM).

GENBAND's NFV solutions also include Predictive Analytics and Element Management. Red Hat's NFV solution is based on fully open source components. Red Hat OpenStack Platform 10 also supports DPDK Accelerated Open V-Switch (OVS) and SR-IOV utilized by the Advanced Media Software (AMS) VNF for high performance media processing.

Radhesh Balakrishnan, GM, OpenStack, Red Hat
Ecosystem partners such as GENBAND are critical to helping us accelerate the adoption of NFV and migration of telco workloads to the cloud.

Sanjay Bhatia, VP of Solution Marketing and Strategy, Genbank 
Red Hat is a leader in the delivery of OpenStack for NFV environments, so we are delighted to be a part of their ecosystem and confident that our VNF solutions will be an integral part of our success moving forward.

Ray is a news editor at The Fast Mode, bringing with him more than 10 years of experience in the wireless industry.

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