vCloud NFV is a fully integrated, modular, multi-tenant Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) platform. It provides compute, storage, networking, management and operations capabilities. vCloud NFV helps you accelerate time to revenue, automate service lifecycle and simplify operations management—all while reducing network infrastructure costs.
Deploy service components quickly and maximize the benefits of transforming to NFV with automation and programmability. Simplify and automate service deployments. Streamline your infrastructure management with automated on-boarding of VNFs from VMware-certified partners and policy-based, on-demand service creation.
Realize 360 degree visibility, real-time insights and a single pane of glass for greater control of your network. Unify alerts and troubleshooting workflows using analytics and logging insights for fast root-cause analysis. Reduce operational costs with active workload remediation and northbound integration via OSS/BSS and 3rd-party solutions.
Isolate and secure your NFV infrastructure and tenants from attacks, breaches, or insecure communications from other tenants with highly granular security and access controls. Implement complete service separation in a secure multi-tenant environment across NFVI functions with native vCloud Director and NSX integration.
Deliver continuous availability, service continuity, and guaranteed performance with vCloud NFV. Exceed customer expectations for service continuity and SLA with our carrier-grade NFVI platform. Get closed loop remediation using proactive monitoring of VNFs and resources. Extend the mean time to failure and shorten the mean time to repair for exceptional quality of service.
This eBook guides readers on the key requirements for CSPs adopting an NFV architecture, and how vCloud NFV can enable CSPs to accelerate service innovation and deploy an agile network.
The vCloud NFV platform provides dual Virtualized Infrastructure Manager (VIM):
NFVI Management and Operations includes: