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Running a platform for container based network functions in 2023, the good the bad and the ugly functions

Marcel Fest

When you want to provide telecommunication services to customers you need to provide a good set of functions/services to them. Most commonly those services are ~~IP-based~~, I mean of cource IP6-based.
These functions are commonly provided by vendors which are pre-selected by long negotiations.
In these, all requirements are marked as fulfilled at the end.

After signing the contracts, the vendors + internal operations teams onboard those functions onto our platform. And this is what we find.

* **Kubernetes?**
* **cloud-native?**
* **12-factors?**
* **do you have arp?**
* **redundancy?**