This podcast covers an interesting subject on how ONAP can be used for Edge Computing. ONAP stands for Open Network Automation Platform and is an open source NFV solution to provide end-to-end Telco automation. ONAP is a comprehensive platform – right from designing network services to managing the complete lifecycle of virtual network functions to doing closed loop automation. ONAP is designed to address real-world use cases.
Topics covered in podcast are
Containers and K8S support
Real world deployment
Trying out ONAP with Aarnaa
Amar Kapadia, Founder, Aarna Networks
Amar Kapadia is co-founder and ONAP enthusiast at Aarna Networks, an open source software company providing a commercial distribution of ONAP. Prior to Aarna, Amar was the NFV product marketing head at Mirantis. Before Mirantis, he was responsible for defining and launching EVault’s public cloud storage service (acquired by Seagate) based on OpenStack Swift. In total, Amar has over 20 plus years of experience in storage, server, and I/O technologies through marketing and engineering leadership positions at Emulex, Philips, and HP. Amar holds an MS EE degree from the University of California, Berkeley.
Pavan Gupta – Consulting Software Architect, Calsoft Inc.
Pavan has 18 years of experience in the wireless networking, wireless telecom and embedded domain. He has worked as technical lead and architect for Cisco’s Mobile Internet Technology Group (MITG). As a Product Manager, Pavan was responsible for building a cloud based WLAN controller solution for a tier-1 4G operator in India.