iconectiv Makes Key Contribution to Latest Open Network Automation Platform (ONAP) Specifications

iconectiv Makes Key Contribution to Latest Open Network Automation Platform (ONAP) Specifications Image Credit: ONAP

iconectiv announced that it has made key contribution to the latest Open Network Automation Platform (ONAP) specifications by LF Networking.

The specifications have been published by to help combine and drive industry progress toward delivering new services quickly and cost-efficiently using network functions virtualization (NFV) over software-defined mobile networks within an open source framework.

iconectiv joined the ONAP initiative last year to help partner in solving the challenges of smoothly onboarding the VNFs that are crucial to the way 5G and other advanced software-defined networks will be managed and commissioned.

As a result of focused and targeted development based on the ONAP specifications, iconectiv has delivered open source APIs for a new VNF information service. This Information as a Service plug-in can combine industry-specific and service provider-specific verification criteria to help streamline and speed up the compliance, validation and performance testing for VNF onboarding.

Richard Jacowleff, CEO, iconectiv
Our service helps different virtual network functions from multiple vendors speak the same language. In turn, this helps to speed and simplify virtual network deployments, which save operator costs, accelerate revenue generation, improve customer satisfaction and deliver a faster return on investment.

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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