Vodafone Germany has deployed VMware's vCloud for NFV platform to support Voice-over-LTE (VoLTE) services. Using Vodafone's own internal blueprint, the vCloud for NFV platform is successfully supporting Virtual Network Functions (VNFs) from multiple network application vendors that combine to create the end-to-end VoLTE service. VMware vCloud for NFV is an integrated platform that combines VMware's production-proven virtualized compute, networking, storage and management solutions with integrated OpenStack support.
VMware claims that it with support for more than 40 different virtual network functions (VNFs) from more than 30 vendors, VMware vCloud for NFV is a leading platform available today that runs different VNFs from different vendors side by side on the same unified platform for the telco cloud.
According to Vodafone, the service covers more than 70 percent of Germany's service area and the service enables customers to enjoy crystal-clear voice, lower call setup time and consumes lower energy on smartphones. (+)