VMware vCloud NFV is the Network Functions Virtualization platform for Communications Service Providers.

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.


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See how vCloud NFV provides a new level of value to CSPs and transforms networks to deploy elastic business models.

vCloud NFV Platform

VMware vCloud NFV is an ETSI-compliant, fully integrated, modular, and multi-tenancy NFV platform.

What vCloud NFV Does

Automate Service Deployment

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.

Simplified Operations Management

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.

Secure Multi-Tenant Networks

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.

Carrier-Grade Platform

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.


VMware vCloud NFV Wins ‘Best Use Of Virtualization Tech’ in Telco

VMware vCloud NFV Wins 2016 Innovation Award

VMware vCloud NFV wins World Communication Awards sponsored by Total Telecom magazine.

VMware vCloud NFV Wins 2016 Innovation of the Year Award

VMware vCloud NFV wins award at Informa’s Network Virtualization and SDN Europe event.

vCloud NFV Hands-on-Lab

Designed for Network Functions Virtualization practitioners, architects, and decision makers looking to better understand the value of NFV.

Try Hands-on Lab

What’s In vCloud NFV 

The VMware vCloud NFV Platform Includes:


Virtual compute gives you the best performance and availability.


Virtual storage supports hybrid and all-flash configurations.


Virtual network embeds networking and security functionality into the hypervisor.

vCloud Director

Multi-tenancy solution provides the management, provisioning and control of compute, network and storage services.

VMware Integrated OpenStack

Fully integrated, production-grade OpenStack solutions speeds and simplifies deployment using VMware platform tools.

NFVI Management and Operations Includes:


vRealize Operations

Delivers operational insights and comprehensive visibility across virtual and physical environments.

vRealize Log Insight

Provides analytics, deep network and operational visibility along with proactive management.

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