The Cisco NFV Infrastructure (NFVI) solution provides the compute, storage, networking infrastructure, and management and assurance capabilities to run network function virtualization (NFV) network services. Our NFVI is a fully integrated solution that is tested and validated. It gives you a carrier-grade solution that delivers high performance, availability, security, and scalability. Cisco NFVI can help you improve cost efficiency, enable faster service deployment, and unlock new revenues.
|Category||NFVI Data Center Hardware Platforms|
Cisco NFV Infrastructure offers: •A tested, ready-to-deploy integration of compute, storage, networking, & VIM •Automated lifecycle management, significantly lowering network total cost of ownership up to 40% •Simplified, automated NFV operations, enabling faster delivery of applications & services •Industry-leading performance, openness & interoperability, independently validated by the European Advanced Networking Test Center •Carrier-grade performance, availability, security, & scalability
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Cisco cannot disclose details on CSP deployments that customers have not disclosed publicly themselves.
|Key Customers||Vodacom, Reliance Jio, Altice (SFR), Telstra, Verizon|
|Industry Standards Participation||ETSI NFV ISG, Open Compute Project (OCP), OpenStack Foundation, OPNFV and Telecom Infrastructure Project (TIP)|
|Linux Foundation Projects||OVS, ONOS, OpenDaylight, Open Container Initiative, LSB, IO Visor, FD.IO, Core Embedded Linux, CORD, Cloud Native Computing Foundation, Cloud Foundry and Core Infrastructure Initiative, Kinetic Open Storage Project, ONAP, PNDA|
|Linux Container Support||Cisco NFVI is based on a containerized infrastructure. Customers can deploy containerized OpenStack Services using OpenStack Kolla and Ansible within Docker containers. We use containers to enable consistency for upgrades and to improve resilience.|