vCloud NFV is a solution for Communications Service Providers (CSPs) who want to radically reduce cost and increase service agility through a cloud-based network deployment.
vCloud NFV enables telcos to modernize & transform their network architectures & operations. VMware’s product strategy focuses on: 1) Accelerating new services & business models with a fully integrated secure multi-tenant carrier-grade NFVI platform 2) Simplifying operations management & delivering Operational excellence with network & service visibility & monitoring 3) Enabling adaptive agile open networks with best of breed choice of ecosystem partners with VMware NFV Certification program.
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|Customer Deployment Details||
VMware vCloud NFV has grown to support more than 80 NFV deployments by more than 45 CSPs serving more than 300 million subscribers worldwide.
|Key Customers||Ooredoo, Manx Telecom, Telia, IIJ, Vodafone|
|Industry Standards Participation||ETSI NFV ISG, Open Compute Project (OCP), OPNFV, OpenStack Foundation and ONAP|
|Linux Foundation Projects||Cloud Foundry, Cloud Native Computing Foundation, CORD, Open Container Initiative, OpenDaylight, OVS and OpenSwitch|
|Product Differentiation||vCloud NFV employs a single architecture to manage multiple VIMs including vCloud Director and VMware Integrated OpenStack, adding flexibility to deployment and management and provides secure multi-tenancy fully isolating and securing workloads. vCloud NFV provides holistic, 360 degree visibility & insight into all network layers along with proactive & predictive analytics, intelligent log analysis, & active remediation of workloads & northbound integration with 3rd party OSS/BSS solutions. CSPs can quickly & easily deploy vCloud NFV in their network with the current talent pool in their organization, due to the large number of VMware-certified individuals working across IT and network organizations.|
|Performance and Scalability||Depends on VNF running and resources provisioned. vCloud NFV has no inherent limits to # of subscribers that can be supported.|
|Pricing||vCloud NFV is a fully integrated modular, multi-tenant NFV platform & includes vSphere, vSAN & NSX. vCloud NFV includes Operations Management tools with vRealize Operations Mgr & vRealize Log Insight. vCloud NFV VIM includes vCloud Director & VIO.|
|HW Acceleration Supported||vCloud NFV supports guest machine level DPDK, in addition vSphere supports Large Pages, CPU Pinning, CPU and Memory reservation and guarantee, NUMA affinity, SR-IOV, Direct Pass Through|