VMware, Inc. VMW, +0.57% the global leader in virtualization and cloud infrastructure, today announced the company is teaming with Affirmed Networks, Colt Technology Services, Cyan Inc. and Versa Networks on demonstrations of network functions virtualization solutions for global communications service providers (CSP). At NFV World Congress in San Jose, Calif., May 6-8, 2015, VMware and its partners will highlight how CSPs can deploy NFV solutions into production networks on VMware's proven vCloud for NFV platform to achieve faster time to market for new and differentiated services while driving sustainable cost reductions.
VMware vCloud® for NFV combines VMware's production-proven virtualized compute, networking, storage and management solutions with integrated OpenStack. 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.
VMware and its partners will deliver the following demonstrations in VMware/EMC booth 42/43 in the NFV World Congress exhibition area. Both demonstrations are based on the ETSI NFV reference architecture, utilizing the VMware vCloud for NFV platform across mobile core and vCPE use cases. (+)