Matrix director is the Ciena's Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) application for enterprises. NFV has become a prominent theme in the networking industry and this web app was Ciena's first foray into this area. Matrix director leverages matrix controller to deliver virtualized functions such as firewall, encryption, virtual machine instantiation etc. in an enterprise network.
Use case demo: provision an NFV service
In this work piece, I will demonstrate the NFV service provisioning. The workflow steps involved are: 1. User selects the topology graph from a menu. 2. User configures the forwarding grap 3. User assigns the forwarding graph to the node. 4. User sets the schedule of the service. 5. User acknowledges and sends customer token to the provider. Shown below is a silent demo: