Key Requirements Blue Planet NFV Orchestration Capabilities
Standard-based solution Open platform, supporting the work of the ESTI NFV ISG
Open solution, non-proprietory interfaces Open API and no vendor dependency, not a vertically integrated solution
Customizable for integration into OSS/BSS Supports API for virtualized resources management, VNF deployment and management
VNF-neutral Open platform, supports bare metal and virtual appliances, virtual function vendor and manager agnostic
Cloud management platform neutral OpenStack and VMware supported today, architecture allows support of other cloud management alternatives
Support for both localized and centralized virtualization infrastructure Multi-domain orchestration enables service-chaining and delivery across data center(s) and WAN domains