LIGATO

The open source cloud platform for building and wiring VNFs: Ligato provides infrastructure and libraries, code samples and CI/CD process to accelerate & improve the overall developer experience. It thus paves the way towards faster code reuse, reducing costs and increasing application agility & maintainability. Being native to the cloud, Ligato has a minimal footprint, plus can be easily integrated, customized and extended, deployed using Kubernetes.

High performance networking & network wiring

  • Cloud native: Minimal footprint, simple management, deployed using Kubernetes
  • VPP agent: Robust management and config of high speed virtual networking device
  • BGP agent: integration of BGP protocol & automatic configuration of VPP Agent L3 routes
  • SFC Controller: Chaining VNFs (based on VPP agent), routers (IOS XE)
  • High performance network wiring: MEMIF interconnection for VNF, vSwitch, vRouter
  • Easy integration: Google protocol buffers APIs, Docker images, connectors
    (ETCD, Redis, Kafka, Cassandra)
  • Customizable: Utilizes plugins for better extensibility