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More Details and Refined Status for the ExperiaSphere Project!

I’m trying to provide regular updates on the ExperiaSphere activity without giving you old news or nothing useful.  Hopefully today I have something that avoids these traps! I’ve determined that the best way to explain ExperiaSphere is to start with … Continue reading

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We Are Almost There!

And so it goes on!  I have additional progress to report on the open-source-friendly ExperiaSphere model for management and orchestration for SDN, NFV, and the cloud.  I’ve completed my preliminary webinar series with major stakeholders in the operator and standards … Continue reading

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Populating the Functional Zones of ExperiaSphere

I’ve gone through almost a half-dozen webinars/presentations on the ExperiaSphere model, and the good news is that I’ve not found any major issues.  That means that my activity can continue along expected lines and that I should have something I … Continue reading

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More on the Webinar and ExperiaSphere Q&A Process

We’re heading into our second round of briefings on the new ExperiaSphere model, and I want to let everyone know how the later rounds are going to work, as well as how I’m going to handle Q&A.  I want to … Continue reading

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Next Round of ExperiaSphere Webinars

Our first group of webinars on our ExperiaSphere open-source-driven approach to orchestration and management for the cloud, SDN, and NFV have been fully subscribed so please don’t send us any other applications.  We are scheduling our next round for the … Continue reading

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Some Structural Insights and a Progress Report

If I’m to have any hope of creating an open architecture for management and orchestration that satisfies the carriers’ goals for SDN, NFV, and the cloud, then I clearly have to start with what those goals are.  The Virtuous Trio, … Continue reading

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CloudNFV Transitions

Ben Franklin said, in describing the challenges of reaching a consensus on the wording of the Declaration of Independence, that it was hard to get “13 clocks to chime at the same time”.  That notion fits the challenges of managing … Continue reading

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What To Expect from the “New ExperiaSphere”

If you’re reading this you probably read my personal CIMI Corporation blog, and if you do then you know how important I think a single model for orchestration, operationalization, and management of SDN, NFV, the cloud, and legacy infrastructure is … Continue reading

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A New Direction for ExperiaSphere

There have been a number of commitments by network operators to new technologies like the cloud, SDN, and NFV.  Last week, Metaswitch earned its carrier stripes with a win in Europe, one of the first (of many, I’m sure) non-traditional … Continue reading

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ExperiaSphere, the Cloud, and DevOps

One of the questions that’s come up recently in our ExperiaSphere work is how ExperiaSphere relates to the emerging vision of cloud computing and in particular how it might relate to the concept of “DevOps” or Developer/Operations fusion for the … Continue reading

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