The account team is looking to position Nephelo and is proposing NSO for the NFV-O. We are looking for any materials and assistance to help answer the following questions. Also looking for an expert to help review a BOM.
8) NFV-Orchestrator: a) Describe the architecture and high-level implementation of the NFV-O and associated catalogs and repositories. b) Describe the underlying hardware and software requirements for running the NFV-O. c) Describe the high-availability strategy for the NFV-O. d) Describe the process of onboarding VNFs and Network Services into the system. e) Describe how the NFV-Orchestrator orchestrates services and VNFs across multiple data centers. f) List any assumptions and interactions between the OSS and the NFV-O. g) Describe how the NFV-O tracks inventory and handles resource reservation. h) Describe the life cycle management capabilities offered by the NFV-O with respect to the Network Services it orchestrates: i) Starting up a Network Service and implementation of any affinity/anti-affinity rules specified. ii) Shutting down the Network Service. iii) Scaling the Network Service. iv) Monitoring the performance and operation of the Network Service and the physical and virtual resources it uses. i) Describe the ability to set thresholds and the ability to trigger automated actions and/or generate alarms/user-prompts for action.