Network as a Service (NaaS)

ONUG Collaborative Project Team

The Collaborative Network Cloud Working Group developed the SD-WAN market and now, through the NaaS Project team, this group will build upon that work and drill down into enterprise requirements and design patterns for specific use cases for adopting NaaS.

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What We’re Working On

The Network Cloud Working Group developed the SD-WAN market and is now focused on developing the playbook for networking in the post-Covid world.

The ONUG Collaborative NaaS Project Team will focus on addressing issues and developing best practices to advance the adoption and implementation of NaaS Solutions. Some of the key areas the Project Team will focus on include:

  • Creating NaaS Infrastructure with robust Security and Compliance features
  • How to simplify NaaS solutions when enterprises have a mix of legacy and modern IT systems in place
  • How to scale NaaS Solutions 
  • Creating clear and measurable SLAs between providers and consumers 


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This reference architecture provides a common framework for specifying the functional requirements for each use case scenario, which will be documented in a set of “RFPs” that will guide the development of multi-vendor reference solutions.

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ONUG Collaborative is a Cross-industry consortium of enterprise IT consumers and suppliers that work together to drive industry change assist the large enterprise in breaking through technology barriers to achieve better business outcomes. 

This unique forum enables enterprise peer-to-peer engagement for identifying and articulating the business and technology challenges facing Global 2000 technology consumers and early adopters.

Through the ONUG Collaborative Project teams, senior executives and technologists from both the IT supplier community and the large enterprise,  work collectively on generating actionable outcomes for critical use cases. These project teams foster valuable relationships between enterprise consumers and suppliers (vendors, service providers and solutions integrators) with the primary objective to drive industry visibility and influence around technology issues. 

The ONUG Collaborative provides a means for both IT executives and cloud vendors to engage and work together in a problem-solving atmosphere/culture to facilitate innovative approaches that speed technology adoption for all companies regardless of where they are on their enterprise digital journey. 

The Collaborative is governed by a Steering Committee comprised of executives from FedEx, Cigna, Citi, Cisco, HPE, Fidelity, Raytheon Technology, HSBC and ONUG

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