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March 01, 2022

The world’s largest telcos are now embracing GitOps. Deutsche Telekom explains why

An interview with Michal Sewera of Deutsche Telekom by William Felows of 451 research, about the role of GitOps in the implementation of 5G.

December 02, 2021

Why cloud and Kubernetes are essential to deliver 5G

In a new white paper, we discuss recent changes in the mobile network infrastructure space, covering the recent evolution from hardware-based infrastructure to virtualization and beyond, into containerization.

November 30, 2021

Deutsche Telekom uses Weave GitOps to deliver edge Kubernetes at scale

Deutsche Telekom, the first global Telco running Kubernetes across both its core and edge sites to deliver multiple use cases through a single, telco-grade platform, the company’s collaboration with Weaveworks marks a milestone in the mobile industry. Dubbed Liquid Metal, it is a fully open, GitOps-enabled, distributed Kubernetes Cluster-as-a-Service (CaaS) platform, operating at massive scale.

September 21, 2021

Cloud native operations at scale in next generation mobile networks

Mobile Network Operators (MNOs) and telecommunications providers (telcos) are seeing a massive shift in technology from legacy backend systems, to modern cloud-native systems that are flexible, and powerful. In our latest white paper we are describing why Weave GitOps is ideally suited to empower telcos and ease this transition.

March 25, 2021

GitOps Use Cases at the Edge

Telcos have a lot to gain from 5G and edge networks, and this has ripple effects on their customers. In our latest blog post, we are examining four key benefits of the 5G edge from the perspective of a telco, and what this means for their customers. We also connect these benefits to Kubernetes and GitOps practices, which is the key enabler.

March 18, 2021

GitOps across the Edge and all Clouds

In this two-part series we discuss why Kubernetes is vital for telcos to set up operations at the edge, and how GitOps is key to managing and scaling Kubernetes at the edge. Together, they make for a comprehensive strategy for telcos looking to rollout 5G services in the near future.

February 23, 2021

Taking part in building out the 5G ecosystem

Weaveworks is taking part in building out the 5G ecosystem supporting recent investors Deutsche Telekom, Ericsson and Orange. Watch a recent conversation between Till Stenzel, Managing Director Advisory of DCTP and Weaveworks founder Alexis Richardson about GitOps - and why it’s such a good solution for telcos engaging with 5G.

February 11, 2021

Kubernetes at the Edge - Part 2

This is part 2 of our blog series on Kubernetes at the edge. In this post we will dig deeper into the top priorities telcos have related to edge computing. We also discuss ways to manage edge infrastructure at scale using Weave Kubernetes Platform and GitOps workflows.

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