Sophia Antipolis, 16 June 2021
Today ETSI is happy to introduce OSM Release TEN, the 11th Release of an Open-Source project which first announced its Release ZERO in 2016 with the vision of closing the gap between the traditional way of building telecom networks, and the use of cloud technologies in telcos emerging at that time.Read more
Sophia Antipolis, 18 December 2020
ETSI is pleased to announce the launch of OSM Release NINE today. With an array of new features, this Release completes the alignment process with ETSI NFV specifications, culminating in native adoption of ETSI GS NFV-SOL006 for network functions and service modelling.Read more
Sophia Antipolis, 28 July 2020
ETSI is pleased to unveil Open Source MANO (OSM) Release EIGHT. This new release adds ultra-scalable service assurance capabilities, support for new resilience schemes, and facilitates the visual operation for large-scale network deployments from Cloud to Edge.Read more
Sophia Antipolis, 16 March 2020
These are special times where many face-to-face meetings are being postponed or canceled. But when the going gets tough, the tough gets going.Read more
Sophia Antipolis, 12 December 2019
Today, the ETSI Open Source MANO group is pleased to unveil its latest release, OSM Release SEVEN. This release brings cloud-native applications to NFV deployments, enabling OSM to on-board over 20,000 pre-existing production-ready Kubernetes applications, with no need of any translation or repackaging.Read more
Sophia Antipolis, 3 September 2019
The upcoming ETSI Open Source MANO Hackfest, on 9-13 September 2019, Patras, Greece, will showcase and demonstrate the recently announced ETSI OSM Release SIX.
New users will gain hands-on experience with OSM, being guided through various functionalities from basic operations - installation and configuration - to more advanced capabilities, such as 5G network slicing and closed loop operation, with a focus on network services, a modelling of virtual network functions and on-boarding activities.Read more
Sophia Antipolis, 20 June 2019
ETSI OSM Release SIX is now available! The new Release brings a huge new set of capabilities to provide end-to-end orchestration across heterogeneous networks and cloud technologies.
Among a large number of improvements, Release SIX makes the management of complex services much easier thanks to the extended capabilities to create Network Service primitives and the extension of its Service Assurance (SA) framework, which now can control, store and react to a much wider set of events and conditions in the context of running Network Services and Slices.Read more
Sophia Antipolis, 19 March 2019
On Saturday, 16 March, the public was invited to experience musicians perform a fully synchronized concert across venues in Bristol and London.Read more
Sophia Antipolis, 16 January 2019
A few weeks after the successful launch of Release FIVE, ETSI OSM gets ready for its Hackfest event taking place on 4-8 February 2019 in Barcelona.
The event will be hosted by Centre Tecnològic de Telecomunicacions de Catalunya (CTTC) near Barcelona and co-located with the OSM Mid-Release SIX meeting, a Sonata NFV Hackfest, and the OSM 5G Day, offering a great opportunity for participants to share their experience and expertise, and explore further opportunities for synergy and collaboration with 5G research activities.Read more
Sophia Antipolis, 5 December 2018
ETSI is excited to announce the availability of OSM Release FIVE.
This new Release is a huge step towards 5G network deployments and their end-to-end orchestration by telecom operators. In Release FIVE, OSM extends its orchestration capabilities beyond virtual domains, expanding them across transport networks; as well as physical and hybrid network elements. All this is done in a technology-agnostic fashion, enabled by the enrichment of its existing plugin framework towards transport technologies and a consistent modelling of Network Functions.Read more
Sophia Antipolis, 12 July 2018
ETSI Open Source MANO has just reached the critical number of 100 participating organizations in the group.
A wide range of industry players are involved in the OSM community, including service providers, VNF vendors, distributors, system integrators and infrastructure providers, creating a diverse ecosystem developing NFV technologies for the upcoming 5G networks.Read more
Sophia Antipolis, 23 May 2018
The first open source group to incorporate ETSI NFV APIs
ETSI is pleased to announce the availability of OSM Release FOUR.
Bringing a large set of new features and enhancements, this version is the most ambitious and innovative OSM Release to date and constitutes a huge leap forward in terms of functionality, user experience and maturity. This new Release brings substantial progress thanks to a number of architectural improvements, which result in a more efficient behaviour and much leaner footprint - up to 75% less RAM consumption.Read more
In the first post of this series, I shared a short introduction to the NFV concept and its importance, as well as a summary about ETSI's 2nd NFV Plugtests. In the second post I shared the overall results of the tests and some details from the VIM perspective.
In this third and final post, I will share a summary of the results related to the Management and Orchestration (MANO) solutions, which as you may already know, are the software pieces (VNF Manager and NFV Orchestrator) that define how virtualized network services are built from the resources provided by the infrastructure through the VIM (VMs, containers, networks, etc), their lifecycle, and of course, their behavior.Read more
Sophia Antipolis, 14 November 2017
Expedites adoption in production environments
ETSI Open Source MANO group (ETSI OSM) announces finalization of OSM Release THREE, keeping the pace of a release every 6 months.
This release includes a large set of new capabilities as well as numerous enhancements in terms of scalability, performance, resiliency, security and user experience that facilitate its adoption in production environments.Read more
The Hague, 12 October 2017
The ETSI Open Source MANO project has been recognized as a leading global NFV orchestration initiative at this week's SDN NFV World Congress 2017 in The Hague, Netherlands. Winning the inaugural Network Transformation Award in the Ecosystem and Partnership category as the Best Open Source Development project showcases the contributions and commitment of all of the currently 81 organizations participating in OSM.Read more
Sophia Antipolis, 27 April 2017
Advanced interoperability, scalability and hybrid cloud capabilities to meet operators’ needs
Continuing to meet operators’ needs for predictable, high-quality open source MANO releases, the ETSI Open Source MANO group (ETSI OSM) today announces OSM Release TWO. This release brings significant improvements in terms of interoperability, performance, stability, security, and resources footprint to meet operators’ requirements for trials and upcoming RFx processes.Read more
Sophia Antipolis, 27 February 2017
Open Source MANO, the largest open source MANO initiative, showcases momentum with new members Atos, CableLabs and Verizon, and Mobile World Congress demonstrations
ETSI’s Open Source MANO today welcomes its newest members, with Atos, CableLabs and Verizon joining the group making a total of 60 organizations working together to shape NFV networks in the largest open source MANO initiative.Read more
A number of OSM community members are showing demos at this year's Mobile World Congress.
We're maintaining a list of demos. Please check back regularly as more community members release details.
More details on each of these demos is available in our OSM Blog!Read more
Following the publication of Release ONE in early October 2016, the OSM community continues to embrace new contributing organizations with more than 50 organizations coming together to develop production-grade Management and Orchestration (MANO) Software for deployment in 2017. This new milestone in community growth is closely mirrored by the strong interest that OSM Release ONE has seen in the global MANO ecosystem; more than 800 downloads from more than 50 countries in less than four weeks after release are a testament of the interest and engagement that the OSM community has been able to create with a broad set of operators, software vendors, system integrators and others.Read more
Release ONE of the ETSI Open Source MANO (OSM) project marks a milestone from a community growth and software maturity perspective. To mark this occasion and based on the following five discussion areas, the members of the OSM Marketing Task Force engaged in a conversation with the OSM Leadership Group —Francisco-Javier Ramón, Andy Reid and Pål Grønsund— to get their perspectives on what we have accomplished, the importance of Release ONE to meet operator needs and their view of the project’s future.Read more
Sophia Antipolis, 4 October 2016
Delivering superior interoperability, modelling and installation experience
ETSI’s Open Source MANO (OSM) group has today announced the availability of its OSM Release ONE, an open source Management and Orchestration (MANO) software stack closely aligned with ETSI NFV, and focused on helping industry accelerate the implementation of network virtualization. The OSM community aims to deliver a production-quality open source MANO stack that meets the requirements of commercial NFV networks.Read more
ETSI’s Open Source MANO (OSM) community held their first technical mid-release face-to-face meeting (MR#1) at the end of June to outline the requirements and development sprints for the upcoming Release 1, and to gather and document input for the longer-term architectural OSM roadmap. It was great to see more than 45 people gather in Madrid! The OSM community’s spirit of openness, close technical collaboration and focus on rapidly delivering working code to meet the requirements from its operator end-user advisory group resulted in substantive progress and agreement on interfaces, functional development areas and even two impromptu hackathons!Read more
Adrian Hoban gives us an exclusive interview on the goals of TSC, what Release 0 will bring to the community and much more.
1) What are the overall goals for the OSM Technical Steering Committee (TSC)?
The role of the TSC is to coordinate the project’s technical activities. Its functions include setting and evolving the Data Model to meet End-User Advisory Group (EUAG) priorities, collecting feature requests from the EUAG and prioritizing them per release, ensuring the implementation of the feature roadmap and the Data Model, deciding what is distributed as outcome of the project, and fostering, supporting and growing the project’s community.Read more
Sophia Antipolis, 26 May 2016
Community grows to 30 members
ETSI’s Open Source MANO (OSM) initiative has today announced the availability of its Release 0 code package, a month ahead of schedule.
OSM Release 0 integrates the seed code supplied by Telefonica, RIFT.io, Canonical and others, into a documented package of running code. OSM Release 0 is available now for download from the OSM project website, together with its accompanying Release 0 documentation.Read more
ETSI OSM members and participants Telefónica, Indra and Comptel, plus Etiya, showed the Proof of Concept called “NFV Service Orchestration and Lifecycle Management based on Open Source MANO” in the TMForum event Live! 2016 that took place in Nice the 9th-12th of May.
The demonstration showcased the use of the northbound interfaces exposed by OSM for Network Scenario onboarding, instantiation and management by Comptel’s FlowOne, which was acting as a E2E Orchestrator, managing both virtual and physical infrastructure. The scenario was an enrichment of what was shown on the MWC’16, this time including integration with real-world OSS/BSS and covering a hybrid environment.Read more
Sophia Antipolis, 12 April 2016
New open source NFV initiative settles leadership and structures, plans Release 0 within two months
The ETSI Open Source MANO (OSM) group successfully completed its inaugural meeting at ETSI in Sophia Antipolis, France, to lay the technical and community engagement foundations for the group’s 2016 roadmap.
During this collaborative session, the initial OSM architecture was discussed, community leaders were elected, and the project governance was agreed. Francisco-Javier Ramón Salguero of Telefonica was elected as chairman of the group, Pål Gronsund of Telenor and Andy Reid of BT were both elected as vice chairs.Read more
Sophia Antipolis, 22 February 2016
Open Source MANO will deliver an Open Source NFV Management and Orchestration software stack
A new ETSI group has commenced development of Open Source software for Management and Orchestration (MANO) of Network Functions Virtualization (NFV). The open source implementation will be aligned with ETSI’s NFV Industry Specification Group (ISG).Read more