New technology is emerging, designed to improve performance in NFV to bring it up to the high standards of service-provider networks.
Network service chaining and service function chaining uses software-defined networking (SDN) capabilities connecting a series of virtualized network services within the same network flow.
High hopes about for network automation, but what's realistic?
Every six months or so, the OpenStack community seems to swing between euphoria and despair – depending on the amount of progress being made in deploying OpenStack in production environments.
Network virtualization for the data center promises to improve service agility, simplify network operations, and reduce capital expenditures. One of the biggest challenges for IT professionals is to quantify the return-on-investment required to...
While telecommunications carriers are no doubt at the forefront of NFV, it turns out that more traditional enterprise IT organizations are not very far behind.
The threat of white box switches has cast a shadow over big network equipment vendors for years, as the combination of Moore’s Law and economies of scale provides merchant switch silicon an overwhelming price/performance advantage over proprietary...
The end user base hopes that virtualization across all SDx platforms will result in more open, flexible, cost-effective and scalable environments. They don’t just want something that’s cheaper – they want stuff that makes their jobs easier to...
SDxCentral contributing analyst, Lee Doyle, takes a look at how service providers are building on the business benefits for NFV and the full list of factors involved.
Several key industry changes are driving the creation of a new class of converged data center infrastructure. Read this article to explore the essence of those changes & the resulting impact on resource management & cost saving.
In the past few years, as the SDN and NV market have evolved from PowerPoint concepts to working products, the market has matured into a multibillion-dollar business.
The network virtualization demand is now poised to accelerate as managers look at virtualization’s role in building a more flexible and scalable networking platform for business.
MWC 2016 should provide some guideposts to where NFV might go in 2016.
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