Posts about OPNFV

Network function virtualization (NFV) replaces dedicated hardware with virtual network functions. This reduces the diversity of hardware appliances, increases service agility, enables rapid service innovation and provides a lean path to fully automated service provisioning. However, transforming legacy networks into virtual network function infrastructures (VNFIs) adds complexity ...
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There’s some interesting discussion in our industry on the merits of open, disaggregated/decomposed systems versus vertically integrated solutions. Some argue for a far reaching disaggregation as a means to create full flexibility, while others outline the benefit of pre-integrated sub-systems. I’d like to look at this question from a very different perspective. Evolutionary processes have proven to be very powerful at optimizing complex systems. Let’s have a look at what they can teach us ...
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