Canonical's Ubuntu OpenStack Architecture to Empower BT's Next-Gen 5G Cloud Core
Canonical announced that the BT Group communications company has chosen to use the Charmed OpenStack on Ubuntu and related open-source tools to automate the deployment and operations of their next-generation 5G cloud core network.
BT’s next-generation 5G Core network will be built on Canonical’s Charmed OpenStack architecture on Ubuntu Linux. The company will also use all the open-source tools provided by Canonical, such as Charms, Juju, and MAAS, to automate the deployment and operations of their infrastructure, as well as for virtual network functions (VNFs) apps.
“BT has recognised the efficiency, flexibility and innovation afforded by an open architecture, and realises the value of such an approach in enabling its delivery of new 5G services. We’re delighted to be working with them to deliver the foundation to this approach, which will underpin BT’s 5G strategy,” said Mark Shuttleworth, CEO of Canonical.
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