vPE is the ability to run PE routing and access functions (like BRAS) on virtualized machines on COTS.
What customer segments need vPE?
What are customers and network operators interested in vPE?
- Compete with OTT providers
- Offer new PE based network services
- Increase utilization of current PE network investment
What business problems are solved by vPE?
- Increase utilization of network resources
- Cost optimize PE area of network
What is the business value of vPE?
- Increased sales due to ability to offer new network services
- Increased operating income via reduced CapEx and / or OpEx and increase utilization of current assets
How can SDN & NFV provide a solution to vPE?
Related vPE ETSI NFV POCs:
- POC 2: Service Chaining for NW Function Selection in Carrier Networks
- POC 4: Multi-vendor Distributed NFV
- POC 9: VNF Router Performance with DDoS Functionality