The need for VNF validation is two fold.
OpenStack is not enough. NFV needs an app-centric architecture that includes monitoring and supports containers that go beyond Docker.
Extending the argument about how NFV can help mobile virtual network operators (MVNOs), we look at how Amazon- or Google-sized MVNOs, in turn, could apply big data to generate value from free services.
Implementing NFV in the wireless network could bring previously unheard-of levels of visibility and control into the MVNO market by giving wireless-service resellers a piece of the network to call their own. But which piece?