SDN/NFV

Remove the Complexity of Networking at Scale

Who said you have to choose between speed and stability? You want a highly resilient, carrier grade virtualised network, and you want it without the limitations of yesterday’s hardware. Well, luckily for you Aptira has built a network that you can rely on. With the latest in Network Function Virtualisation (NFV) and Software Defined Networking (SDN), our network services will launch you into the future of networking.

SDN/NFV

Network Services you can rely on

Aptira is one of the few solution providers on the cutting edge of Network Function Virtualisation that has deployed NFV solutions into production. Multiple times, with multiple vendors.

The promise is two-fold. Firstly, running traditional telco solutions on commodity hardware, rather than specialised ASIC-based devices. Secondly, being able to chain services together in minutes rather than weeks using Software Defined Networking (SDN) capabilities built into, or layered on top of your network infrastructure. Aptira can allow your business to use SDN and NFV to quickly adapt to market needs, whilst increasing the speed and flexibility of your network, controlling spend and removing bottlenecks.

Our network services address many of the key challenges associated with cloud networks; addressing security, volume and flexibility concerns to provide your customers with an uninterrupted user experience.

Aptira Network Solutions for Telco
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Cost Efficient
REMOVE SPECIALIST DEVICES AND CONTROL YOUR SPEND
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Network Automation
MANUAL WORKFLOWS CAN BE REPLACED BT THE CLICK OF A BUTTON
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DevOps Approach
QUICKLY ROLL OUT THE LATEST FUNCTIONALITIES TO ADAPT TO MARKET CHANGES
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Greater Control
IMPROVE COST, PERFORMANCE, SECURITY, SCALABILITY AND FLEXIBILITY
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Network Function Virtualisation

Experience the Hype with NFV

Network Function Virtualisation (NFV) is one of the latest hype topics to hit the telco space. While NFV isn’t a pipe dream, it’s certainly heavy on the hype.

With Aptira’s Network Function Virtualisation services, manual provisioning and time consuming tasks can be automated and replaced by the click of a button, accelerating service delivery and improving productivity, and enabling rapid programmability across all phases of development, test, release and operation.

  • Use an API to configure and control the network topology.
  • Control network policies like security, access and control.
  • Create entire multi-tier application architectures and topologies all within software, with a few clicks.
  • Modify this topology over time as user demand and traffic increases.
Software Defined Networking

Take Control with SDN

Aptira’s SDN Services allow you to configure and control your own network – and spend. Manual provisioning and time consuming tasks can be automated and replaced by the click of a button, accelerating service delivery and improving productivity.

Software Defined Networking (SDN) allows network administrators to manage network services through abstraction of lower level functionality. Aptira can utilise a range of cutting edge open network projects and technologies to manage your network services including OpenvSwitch, VMWare, Open Contrail, Midokura and Neutron to keep you ahead of your competitors.

  • Agile rapid continuous upgradability
  • Geographically distributed
  • Service redundancy
  • Fast failure detection
  • Load balancing
  • Data aggregation
  • Traffic monitoring
  • Performance monitoring
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ONAP

Automate your Network Services and Redefine Efficiency

We’ve deployed SDN and NFV solutions into production for some of Australia’s largest telco’s, service providers and enterprises, helping them to address many of the key challenges associated with cloud networks. These challenges relate to scalability, time consuming and manual provisioning of new services, as well as the increasing costs and complexity which is often associated with increased user demand and traffic.

ONAP addresses these concerns, providing the ability to create, design and deploy network services in a fully automated manner. Telco’s and Service Providers can deploy new services on demand, allowing greater control over network services with lower operational costs.

ONAP enables real-time, policy-driven network automation and orchestration of physical and virtual network functions. This delivers the capability to design, create, orchestrate, manage and monitor the full lifecycle of VNFs and higher level services with ease. With ONAP, we can move your legacy networks into the software defined future. Learn more about what we’re doing with ONAP here.

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Evolving the SDN/NFV Network

We’ve teamed up with our good friends at Cloudify to help Telco’s across the region build their NFV networks.

By bringing a Cloudify orchestration layer toward driving a physical MPLS network into a SDN/NFV Network, along with various networking tools including an OpenDaylight SDN Controller, Open-Flow switches and OpenStack based VNF’s, we’ve allowed Telco’s to save CAPEX, easily provide low cost services, and be able to quickly adapt to change and roll out more updates and services.

This NFV network brings the agile DevOps methodology into the world of Telecommunication Networking, allowing many manual workflows to be automated. Using this model, Telco’s can:

  • Realise a lower cost solution for low value traffic
  • Enable a flexible and automated GUI driven operating model
  • Allow full network visibility if one of the cores fails
  • Enable the DevOps approach in Telco Networking
  • Rapid CI/CD Deployment into Telco networks
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Aptira Network Services: SDN NFV Noviflow
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Aptira & Noviflow

Providing Greater Network Control and Flexibility

With the help of our good friends at Noviflow and their SDN switches, we’re able to deliver consistent, seamless, edge-to-core SDN based centralisation and control.

These switches were specifically designed for deployment in carrier networks and data centers looking to leverage the benefits of software-defined networking to improve the cost/performance, security, scalability and flexibility of networks. Applications include SD-WAN, SDN-based Access Networks, Network Optimization, NFV, EPC, Cloud, and Hyperscale Networking.

This allows us to provide fully programmable forwarding planes ideal for use in SDN, NFV, CORD, switching, routing and cyber security. NoviFlow Inc. provides high-performance Programmable SDN/OpenFlow switching solutions to network operators, data centres, government agencies and enterprises seeking greater control and flexibility over their networks.

Real World Insights


Network Function Virtualisation is a hot topic in the world of telecommunications, but concrete examples that add real value to the telecom network are hard to come by. A prominent network technology vendor asked Aptira to partner with them to deliver flexible framework to use in future NFV offerings of many different types.

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Learn About Software Defined Networking & Network Function Virtualisation from Instructors with Real World Expertise


Training from Aptira lets you learn about SDN & NFV from instructors with real world expertise.

Our trainers are our engineers with experience deploying and operating some of the largest and most complex  deployments.

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