The Foundation of an Agile and Elastic Network
The Cisco® NFV Infrastructure Solution provides the compute, storage, networking infrastructure, and management and assurance capabilities to run network function virtualization (NFV) network services. It is a fully integrated solution that is tested and validated by Cisco. It’s a carrier-grade and robust solution that delivers high performance, availability, security, and scalability. The Cisco NFVI Solution builds a solid foundation that will improve cost efficiency, enable faster service deployment, and unlock new revenues.
The combination of market conditions and network constraints is demanding the telecommunications industry to pursue a cloud-based model much like that adopted by the IT industry in order to simplify network operation, foster innovation, and increase long-term profitability. Network function virtualization (NFV) promises to transform the telecommunications industry.
As defined in ETSI’s reference architecture, the Network Function Virtualization infrastructure (NFVI) is a primary building block that enables the implementation environment for NFV. It provides a virtualized infrastructure for virtual network functions (VNF).
As the industry leader in cloud infrastructure and cloud services, Cisco has joined forces with number-one enterprise open source software provider Red Hat along with Intel to create a fully open platform to address carriers’ biggest business and technology challenges. The Cisco® NFV Infrastructure Solution is ETSI compliant and preintegrated. It offers carrier-grade high availability, reliability, and predictable performance to make sure of high-level customer SLAs.
Cisco understands the carrier’s need for predictable and reliable support. By being the single point of contact, Cisco allows customers to enjoy the full benefits of open-source innovation and 24/7 world-class technical support at the same time. With Cisco as your partner, you can focus on business outcomes and profitability.
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