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Topic: Network Functions Virtualization (NFV)

Automation Minimizes Complexity in Multi-Cloud Environments
As the cloudification of communications networks gathers pace, architectures are becoming more varied from having to incorporate physical and virtual ...
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Embracing Automation is Essential for NFV Success
NFV is now officially six years old. Despite the many technological breakthroughs in its relatively short life, the sense of frustration in the ...
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CSPs Get That Cloud Native is the Way to Go
The cloud native bandwagon is taking on travellers as more communication service providers (CSPs) acknowledge that software-based network functions ...
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Operations Automation Requires Cloud Native VNFs
As more communication service providers (CSPs) gain experience with network virtualization, they recognize that virtual network functions (VNFs) need ...
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Does 5G finally mean curtains for TCP/IP?
In the realm of protocol suites, TCP/IP is the proverbial cockroach. I mean that in a nice way, of course. Well, as nice as you can be comparing ...
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Network Automation Needs an Agile Approach
Automation was a hot topic at the SDN NFV World Congress in The Hague last week. The emphasis on automation shows how the communications industry has ...
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On the Road to Operations Automation
Metaswitch has been busy lately working with industry efforts on operations automation and sharing our expertise in cloud native software design. ...
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4 Reasons Why Containers are Cool for NFV
Containers are all the rage in network virtualization these days. They’re not new to virtualized IT and Web-scale networks; indeed, containers have ...
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5G Future Begins with Cloud Native NFV Today
As 5G network architecture plans begin to take shape, they are looking distinctly cloud native. Some network operators are realizing that they will ...
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Overcoming VNF Onboarding Challenges
Onboarding Virtual Network Functions (VNFs) remains one of the biggest challenges to implementing network virtualization cost effectively and running ...
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CSPs Go Cloud Native with Metaswitch
Establishing our cloud native software credentials has been a common topic on this blog. But we also think that our engagements with many of the ...
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From Concept to Reality: Metaswitch Drives Cloud Native Development
Five years ago, very few telecom suppliers recognized that network software running on dedicated hardware would need to be redesigned to run well in ...
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