The sheer scale of deployments envisaged for NFV and 5G Edge Computing demands strong operational automation. Without this, it will be impossible to achieve the agility and efficiency expected. When clouds are measured in thousands of hosts across tens or hundreds of sites, automated deployment tools will be the only way to avoid damaging and costly errors that impact service availability or security.
Metaswitch ServiceIQ provides a rich suite of automation tooling for operators that enables Continuous Integration/ Continuous Delivery (CICD) of software updates and service configuration via GitOps pipelines. An Open Source-based data lake of KPIs supports comprehensive, customizable E2E dashboards and progressive “canary-level” test/release CICD workflows.