Sandvine Hacking at IETF97 in Seoul

The 97th IETF meeting starts tomorrow in Seoul. Beforehand, IETF sponsored a Hackathon. Kyle and I decided to bring an open-source project related to Service Function Chaining (SFC); our idea was to make it easy for others to create Sandvine Traffic Steering Engine-compatible service functions, and to promote Sandvine’s NSH transport. So, last week we […]

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VNF scaling with OpenStack Tacker (and Heat)

Tacker is a VNFM (Virtual Network Function Manager) project within OpenStack. One of the objectives of NFV is achieving automatic scaling of VNFs. In order for Sandvine virtual products to interact with cloud infrastructures it is therefore necessary to interact with the VNFM and its APIs to scale Sandvine products. The current Tacker implementation leverages […]

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