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, multi-tenant platform.

What vCloud NFV Delivers

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.

vCloud NFV Hands-on-Lab

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

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VMware vCloud NFV Wins 2016 Innovation of the Year Award

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

Customer eBook: VMware vCloud NFV

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.

What’s in vCloud NFV 

The 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.

The vCloud NFV platform provides dual Virtualized Infrastructure Manager (VIM):


vCloud Director

A multitenancy solution provides the management, provisioning and control of compute, network and storage devices.

VMware Integrated OpenStack

Fully integrated, production-grade OpenStack solutions speed and simplify deployment using VMware platform tools.

NFVI Management and Operations includes:


vRealize Operations

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

vRealize Network Insight

Delivers intelligent operations for software-defined networking and security.

vRealize Log Insight

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

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