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From Daan Hoogland <daan.hoogl...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [PROPOSAL] Liaison with ETSI NFV ISG
Date Tue, 12 Nov 2013 20:07:34 GMT
Go ahead Chiradeep, please cc me (and Nguyen),

Am I on for tomorrow afternoons meeting?

regards,
Daan

On Tue, Nov 12, 2013 at 8:26 PM, Chiradeep Vittal
<Chiradeep.Vittal@citrix.com> wrote:
> There's also NFVI - Network Functions Virtualization Infrastructure
>
> On 11/12/13 11:26 AM, "Sebastien Goasguen" <runseb@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>>Well, i just learned something and someone sure loves confusion through
>>acronyms
>>
>>-Sebastien
>>
>>On 12 Nov 2013, at 19:28, Chiradeep Vittal <Chiradeep.Vittal@citrix.com>
>>wrote:
>>
>>> VNF = virtualized network function (e.g., LB virtual appliance)
>>> NFV = network functions virtualization (the whole kit and caboodle)
>>>
>>> On 11/12/13 6:53 AM, "sebgoa" <runseb@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>
>>>>
>>>> On Nov 12, 2013, at 7:21 AM, Chiradeep Vittal
>>>> <Chiradeep.Vittal@citrix.com> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> OK, here's the draft of the Liaison request (template borrowed from
>>>>> OpenDaylight)
>>>>>
>>>>> --------------------------------------------------------------
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> To:
>>>>> ETSI Industry Study Group (ISG) on Network Functions Virtualization
>>>>> Prodip Sen, Chairman NFV ISG prodip.sen@verizon.com
>>>>> Andrew Malis, NFV Liaison Officer <andrew.g.malis@verizon.com>
>>>>>
>>>>> I am a member of the Apache CloudStack Project Management Committee
>>>>> (PMC)
>>>>> and have been asked to serve as liaison from the Apache CloudStack
>>>>> community to the ETSI Industry Standard Group on Network Functions
>>>>> Virtualization.
>>>>>
>>>>> Apache CloudStack is open source software designed to deploy and
>>>>>manage
>>>>> large networks of virtual machines, as a highly available, highly
>>>>> scalable
>>>>> Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) cloud computing platform.  The
>>>>> platform
>>>>> has pioneered the use of VNF to provide network services to IAAS
>>>>> tenants.
>>>>
>>>> NFV ????? not VNF ?
>>>>
>>>>> We are excited to see that NFV is going to realize its potential and
>>>>> look
>>>>> forward to collaborating to realize this promise expeditiously.
>>>>>
>>>>> The community would like to suggest these areas of collaboration:
>>>>>
>>>>> 1)  ETSI NFV ISG Documents: It would be very helpful to receive
>>>>>pointers
>>>>> to the various documents being produced by the ETSI NFV ISG, even
>>>>>before
>>>>> their formal publication, so that your needs can be incorporated into
>>>>> the
>>>>> Apache CloudStack development effort.
>>>>>
>>>>> 2)  Sharing ideas and experience: We have many shared goals and a
>>>>>large
>>>>> community of experienced cloud implementors. We have several
>>>>> opportunities
>>>>> where someone from ETSI NFV ISG could present to the Apache CloudStack
>>>>> community, including meetups and online fora , and our CloudStack
>>>>> Collaboration Summit. We would also be quite pleased to present on
>>>>> Apache
>>>>> CloudStack to ETSI NFV ISG in any forum you find appropriate. If
>>>>> appropriate we can participate in working groups such as the MANO WG.
>>>>>
>>>>> 3)  Open Source:  We would love to get members of the  ETSI NFV ISG
>>>>> participate in our community, especially in design ideas, code
>>>>> contributions and the like. We hope that we can assist in producing
>>>>> reference implementations and help iterate faster on crucial issues
>>>>>such
>>>>> as interoperability.
>>>>>
>>>>> Of course we welcome other ideas for collaboration with the NFV ISG.
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>-----------------------------------------------------------------------
>>>>>--
>>>>> --
>>>>> -----
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> On 11/11/13 1:02 AM, "Sebastien Goasguen" <runseb@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>> How about Chiradeep makes the contact and proposal for CloudStack
to
>>>>>> join/be represented ?
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Then we can decide who is the representative. Daan could do it and
>>>>>> Nguyen
>>>>>> could be the substitute ?
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> On Nov 9, 2013, at 8:38 AM, Daan Hoogland <daan.hoogland@gmail.com>
>>>>>> wrote:
>>>>>>
>>>>>>> I don't mind being involved if needed.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> On Fri, Nov 8, 2013 at 6:07 PM, Chip Childers
>>>>>>> <chipchilders@apache.org>
>>>>>>> wrote:
>>>>>>>> On Fri, Nov 08, 2013 at 08:58:17AM +0700, Nguyen Anh Tu wrote:
>>>>>>>>> 2013/11/7 Chiradeep Vittal <Chiradeep.Vittal@citrix.com>
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>> While I appreciate the confidence, there are weekly
calls to
>>>>>>>>>> attend.
>>>>>>>>>> The particularly interesting one (MANO WG) happens
on Wednesdays
>>>>>>>>>>at
>>>>>>>>>> 6am
>>>>>>>>>> PST.
>>>>>>>>>> I've tried but there's very little chance that I
can attend these
>>>>>>>>>> meetings.
>>>>>>>>>> Anybody in a more agreeable timezone?
>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> Not sure if I have permitted to join, I'm in agreeable
timezone
>>>>>>>>>(9pm
>>>>>>>>> at
>>>>>>>>> local time). It's great and I'm willing to join to liaison
team.
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> I'd say you are...  you're a committer on the project.  Perhaps
you
>>>>>>>> and
>>>>>>>> Chiradeep can discuss how to get involved?
>>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>
>>>
>

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