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OpenStack, the Compelling Cloud Platform: Key for Telco Virtualisation

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OpenStack, the Compelling Cloud Platform: Key for Telco Virtualisation
Published: June 15, 2016 Content info: 35 Pages
Description

Key for telco virtualisation

This report presents the introduction of OpenStack as a major cloud platform and its effect on this industry.

The first part of the report gives a description of OpenStack and the benefits from deploying it.

The second part provides an overview of OpenStack ecosystem : the vendors, the backers and the competitors.

The final part presents how important the introduction of OpenStack is in the telecom world .

  • Why and how is OpenStack getting popular?
  • What are the relationships between OpenStack and all the cloud platforms?
  • What impact will OpenStack have on the future telecom world?
Table of Contents
Product Code: M16135IN2

Table of Contents

1. Executive Summary

2. Methodology & definitions

3. What is OpenStack?

  • 3.1. Introduction to OpenStack
  • 3.2. Principle of OpenStack
  • 3.2.1. OpenStack, a modular architecture
    • 3.2.2. OpenStack software releases
    • 3.2.3. OpenStack maturity
  • 3.3. OpenStack drivers and barriers
    • 3.3.1. Benefits
    • 3.3.2. OpenStack barriers to adoption

4. Ecosystem

  • 4.1. Who supports OpenStack?
  • 4.2. OpenStack backers per type of players
    • 4.2.1. Pure players
    • 4.2.2. Software companies
    • 4.2.3. IT equipment vendors
    • 4.2.4. Network equipment vendors
    • 4.2.5. Internet giants
  • 4.3. OpenStack and the other pure cloud providers
    • 4.3.1. Open source alternatives
    • 4.3.2. Proprietary alternatives

5. Influence of OpenStack in the telecom world

  • 5.1. Telcos, key adopters for the development of OpenStack
  • 5.2. Strong involvement of telecom players in carrier-grade OpenStack
    • 5.2.1. Development of carrier-grade OpenStack offerings
    • 5.2.2. Telcos activities relying on OpenStack

Report's tables and figures

Tables

  • Table 1: OpenStack benefits
  • Table 2: Main OpenStack deployment models
  • Table 3: IT equipment vendors positioning as regards to OpenStack
  • Table 4: Network equipment vendors positioning as regards to OpenStack
  • Table 5: OpenStack production by telcos

Figures

  • Figure 1: OpenStack principle
  • Figure 2: OpenStack global environment
  • Figure 3: OpenStack core and optional components
  • Figure 4: Path to use OpenStack for building cloud
  • Figure 5: OpenStack in production by release
  • Figure 6: Maturity and adoption levels of OpenStack key components
  • Figure 7: OpenStack projects in use
  • Figure 8: OpenStack Navigator
  • Figure 9: Increasing adoption of OpenStack in 2 years
  • Figure 10: Type of clouds running OpenStack
  • Figure 11: Priorities for companies to choose OpenStack
  • Figure 12: Automatic scaling for dynamic infrastructure deployments
  • Figure 13: Location of OpenStack users
  • Figure 14: Comparison of installation and deployment steps of OpenStack between Mirantis and Red Hat
  • Figure 15: Rackspace, a managed cloud company
  • Figure 16: Canonical value proposition both on apps and infrastructure
  • Figure 17: Large Canonical cloud portfolio
  • Figure 18: OpenStack as part of HP Helion portfolio
  • Figure 19: Fujitsu plans of its internal systems migration to the cloud
  • Figure 20: Fujitsu K5 deployment models
  • Figure 21: Fujitsu target market share in Japan
  • Figure 22: NEC vision on NFV history
  • Figure 23: Telco cloud architecture based on OpenStack
  • Figure 24: OpenStack as the basis of Google Kubernetes container cluster
  • Figure 25: Yahoo! Uses OpenStack
  • Figure 26: CloudStack ecosystem
  • Figure 27: Comparison of OpenStack and OpenNebula value chain
  • Figure 28: Comparison of public Cloud adoption between 2015 and 2016
  • Figure 29: Comparison of private Cloud adoption between 2015 and 2016
  • Figure 30: Role of OpenStack in telco projects
  • Figure 31: NFV principle
  • Figure 32: OpenStack, support for SDN and NFV
  • Figure 33: Ecosystem working on standardisations to develop open reference for NFV
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