IHS Markit: VNFs present the main value of NFV

International research firm IHS Markit has issued the new NFV Hardware, Software, and Services Annual Market Report about the network functions virtualization (NFV) market, in which it forecasts that the NFV market will be worth $15.5 billion by 2020. Read more

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The next step: orchestrating the virtualized telecom network

One of the major topics generating big buzz in the telecom industry is the concept of Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) with its promise to deliver flexibility, lower operating costs and new revenue streams to network operators and communications service providers (CSPs). The irresistible trend toward NFV introduces new challenges and requires adaptation on the part of telecom vendors and operators alike. Evolving Network Management Until the NFV “revolution”, the classic NMS/OSS FCAPS-based model was the standard for network supervision. Vendors who were early to adopt the NFV concept were able…

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