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From Sebastien Goasguen <run...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [PROPOSAL] Liaison with ETSI NFV ISG
Date Tue, 12 Nov 2013 19:26:43 GMT
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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