DoCoMo’s implementation runs on Ericsson-provided OpenStack-based virtualized infrastructure managers and includes VNFs from multiple vendors such as NEC, Nokia, and Fujitsu.
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Openness is the true path of NFV.
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The need for VNF validation is two fold.
CT ensures that a new feature is tested at every stage from planning to design.