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The latest issue of SONATA Newsletter out!

The latest issue of SONATA newsletter is out. This issue provides information about the latest news of the project: the publication of its final public report, our participation in the ETSI Plugtest, the delivery of a new software release SONATA 3.1, and some information about the pilots the project has chosen to validate their results and hoghlight the innovations it brings.

Don´t miss it at the link bellow!

SONATA at NoF 2017 in London

Collage of pictures taken at NOF 2017

The Network of the Future (NoF) conference is a premier annual conference that covers advances in the area of Future Internet design, with emphasis on enabling technologies, architectures and services. The conference aims at providing a forum for researchers, students and professionals to exchange ideas, share their experiences, and discuss their research results around a single-track of technical sessions and a series of Tutorials and Workshops.

Don´t miss SONATA´s December blog post "SONATA and OSM, an example of cooperation among open source projects"

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If you have followed our work, you will already know that the SONATA project has worked closely with OSM almost since the project started.

OSM recently announced its Release THREE which includes SONATA’s emulator, as part of the DevOps environment, with our service validation tool planned for inclusion in the next release.

Material from SONATA participation in the XXIst Edition of FIC available!

Shot of presentation at the event

As we already announced, SONATA was present at the the XXIst Edition of FIC-Cape Verde International Fair last week.

Our partner member, Altice Labs, was in charge this time of presenting the European project “SONATA 5G NFV” in Mindelo, Cape Verde. The initiative was a kind invitation the local incumbent operator CVT and was integrated in the “Open Idea” stand dedicated to Innovation.

Our colleague Alberto Rocha, from Altice Labs, was also member of jury of the “The best Idea” contest, where 9 proposals from university students were presented and the best one selected.

November blog post "Today’s software networks challenge" is out!

Much has been written about the benefits that NFV/SDN technology will bring to telecommunication networks, but there are also some issues and concerns that may have led to the delay in adopting these technologies and may continue to slow down the wide adoption. It seems that the hype/disillusion/reality progression model of the Gartner hype circle is a general fact also applicable to software networks.

Don´t miss this month blog post about the challenges that Software Networks are currently facing!

SONATA material from the SDN NFV World Congress available!

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As announced, SONATA was at the SDN NFV World Congress 2017 that took place last October to present SONATA 3.0, the latest software release of the project delivered last week.

This year, we gave two presentations on the 12th of October:

SONATA approach towards DevOps in 5G Networks
Josep Martrat | Project Co-ordinator | SONATATelecom Market Manager | ATOS
SONATA NS development and deployment workflows
Georgios Xylouris | Research Fellow | NCSR Demokritos

Don´t miss our lastest blog post on "Zero-Touch Network Service Management"

Have you heard of Zero-Touch Network Service Management (ZTNSM)? Would you like to know more? You are in the right place!

In our latest blog post, we tell you more about this next-generation network and service management system that leverages the principles of NFV and SDN.

We also provide some information about the SONATA-hosted workshop on ZTNSM that took place recently in Madrid, the results and next steps, as well as the SONATA contributions of the coming standardization activities focused on these aspects.

Don´t miss it!

SONATA at the OSM 4 F2F Meeting!

Outstanding Technical contributor diploma

The OSM 4 F2F Meeting and Release 4 cycle is taking place in Madrid this week, from the 24th to the 27th of October.

SONATA, represented by some members of the consortium, has become a regular participant in these meetings. This time, Manuel Peuster (UPB) and Felipe Vicens (Atos) are attending the meeting.