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HPE NFV for Dummies Chapter 2: NFV Components and NFV Infrastructure
In NFV for Dummies Chapter 2, Melody Howard Yuhn, manager of sales enablement for NFV business from Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) focuses on the components of NFV infrastructure (NFV-I). If you missed it, you can also explore NFV for Dummies Chapter 1 in the five-part series — What is NFV and Why Do CSPs Need It? — to get more background on the growing technology.
Don’t forget to watch the other installments in the series and keep learning with the HPE NFV for Dummies:
Chapter 1: What is NFV and Why Do CSPs Need It?
Chapter 3: Leveraging NFV for OSS/BSS Transformation
Chapter 4: HPE’s Approach to NFV
Chapter 5: Considerations When Transforming to an NFV-Enabled CSP Infrastructure
Although the main focal point for NFV is virtualization, it can’t be forgotten that an NFV platform needs both physical and virtual resources. NFV empowers networks to run virtual network functions (VNFs), managed by both an element management system and a VNF Manager.
Have you checked out HPE’s newest channel on SDxCentral? Take a look and find more information about HPE’s NFV journey and how it’s helping CSPs change the market.
It’s at this point that the NFV-I layer is able to create the right environment for VNF deployment, operation, and management. In this edition of the NFV for Dummies Chapter 2, Melody shares what pieces constitute NFV architecture. She also examines how all of these pieces work together to create a working infrastructure for NFV.
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Further your education and learn about software-defined networking and how it interacts with NFV by viewing the SDN Journey series, also presented by HPE or check out more Dummies content on SDxCentral.