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Ubicity Central™

Ubicity Central™ (beta) is a TOSCA-based service orchestrator. It includes:

  • A repository for storing service templates, custom types, and customer-specific policies.
  • Service composition functionality to construct end-to-end services from primitive service templates.
  • Fulfillment functionality to resolve dangling requirements.
  • Policy enforcement.
  • Orchestration and lifecycle management of services.

Our Services

Ubicity provides consulting services to assist customers with all aspects of their service automation challenges. Our expertise leverages experience gained in implementing various aspects of Tosca-based service orchestrators.

Specifically, we can assist with the following areas:

  • Service modeling with an emphasis on declarative or intent models.
  • Implementation of orchestrator features (including but not limited to model validation, requirements fulfillment, node substitution, orchestration workflows, policy enforcement, etc.)
  • Type system design: Creating types to model various aspects of your infrastructure and applications.
  • Writing scripts, recipes, or blueprints that implement lifecycle operations of various service components.
  • Tracking and monitoring deployed instances

Our Team

Chris Lauwers

Chris Lauwers is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Ubicity Corporation. Chris has 25 years of experience designing and building networking and communications solutions for large enterprises and service providers.

Prior to Ubicity, Chris served as Chief Technology Officer of Avistar Communications Corp from 2001 to 2012. He was also Avistar’s Vice President of Engineering from 1996 to 2001 and Director of Engineering from 1994 to 1996. Before Avistar, he served as Principal Software Architect at Vicor, Inc. from 1990 to 1994 and as a Research Associate at Olivetti Research Center from 1987 to 1990.

Chris holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the KU Leuven of Belgium and M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from Stanford University. He holds 91 patents in the areas of presence-based interactions, desktop video, recorded and live media at the desktop, multimedia documents, and data sharing.

Over the course of his career, Mr. Lauwers has helped pioneer several modern networked communications and collaboration technologies. His PhD research at Stanford University led to one of the first Shared Window Systems, technology more commonly known today as Web Conferencing. At Avistar, he built the first globally-scaled deployments of desktop video conferencing, including deployments of interactive video in Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) environments. He also created the first "video extranet" enabling presence-based video calling between business partners over IP networks.

Contact Us

If you would like to learn more about Ubicity, please email us at info@ubicity.com.

The "Where" Matters.

"Ubi" is the Latin word for "Where".

Ubicity refers to the "whereabouts" of people, resources, and services on the network. Ubicity™ software uses information about whereabouts to put software applications in control of the network..

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