Expert Perspectives


  • There can no longer be any doubt about the direction in which networking is headed. We have hyperscale data centers cropping up all over the globe, massive fiber optic cables being laid on the floors of our oceans and an explosive number of mobile subscribers consuming services and data at a breakne…
    8/25/2016

  • InfoVista provides network orchestration solutions to improve network performance for communication service providers, mobile operators and large enterprises. For all of these organizations, network performance and security are some of the biggest concerns they have in this highly competitive and da…
    8/25/2016

  • Agility, automation, lower capital costs, operational efficiencies - these are some of the drivers of carrier exploration and adoption of network functions virtualization and software-defined networking.
    8/23/2016

  • A new partnership between Trend Micro and Wind River recently came to light, and with that new partnership came some great new options for users. The combined effort of a security software giants and the folks behind the Wind River Titanium Server now offers users the Trend Micro Virtual Network Fun…
    8/23/2016

  • It was a week of new product introductions, new industry organizations and proof of concept success stories in NFV Essentials.
    8/20/2016

  • Whenever there is a technology that gets labeled as "The Next Big Thing!" there is always a reason to question the validity of the claim. Indeed, it is one of the reasons for the popularity over the years of the Gartner Group's hype cycle. That said, a leading metric for how much traffic something n…
    8/19/2016

NFV Workshop Presentations


Industry News



Events and Activities

NFV & Carrier SDN

September 13-14, 2016, Denver, CO

SDN & OpenFlow World Congress

October 10-14, 2016, World Forum, The Hague, Netherlands

Carrier Network Virtualization (CNV)

December 12-14, Santa Clara Convention Center, California



Featured Resources

Zero Touch Network-as-a-Service

There is a growing recognition from B2B operators, and in particular from the MEF membership, that they need to modernize operations for delivering network connectivity services to reap the benefits offered by SDN and NFV.

Full End-to-End Network Function Virtualization

As cloud technologies revolutionize the business model of enterprise computing, the telecommunications industry is leveraging the potential of Network Function Virtualization (NFV) as a telco flavor of network cloud computing. However, the move to a cloud business model is complex for communications.

The Road to NFV Success Is Paved with Intelligent Orchestration

CSPs can infuse a high degree of intelligence through business and technology rules that govern workloads and decisions based on key metrics and measurements.

Virtualized Oracle Communications Policy Management Offers Advanced Policy and Charging Capabilities to Communications Service Providers Large and Small

Small, midsize, and large communications service providers (CSPs) are looking for ways to better personalize and monetize the services they offer. But sophisticated policy management capabilities have historically required large investments in hardware and were comparatively bulky—until now.

Oracle Communications Application Orchestrator Makes the Path to NFV More Agile and Open for Service Providers

The ultimate goal of network function virtualization (NFV) is to support a communications world that operates with a more cost-effective and agile infrastructure.