Now’s the time to get real about NFV
What does it take to go from an NFV trial to commercial operation? The answer depends on you, as there are multiple strategies and approaches. To help you define your NFV strategy, we are sharing a series of informative eBriefs covering a range of learnings related to NFV.
In our eBrief series, you will find learnings and best practices gleaned from these first-mover projects. We will be publishing more materials regularly, so be sure to check back here for the latest updates.
- Get a copy of the first eBrief: From NFV trial to commercial operation.
What is Network Functions Virtualization (NFV)?
NFV allows network operators to manage and expand their network capabilities on demand using virtual, software based applications where physical boxes once stood in the network architecture.
This makes it easier to load-balance, scale up and down, and move functions across distributed hardware resources. With continual updates, operators can keep things running on the latest software without interruption to their customers.
Insights from leading NFV service providers
To be ready for IoT, 5G and Industry 4.0, operators need to get onboard with NFV today. Here’s how first-movers are gaining market traction with NFV.