2020 State of NFV Report
The State of NFV report and resource site provides a showcase for leading communication service providers’ perspectives on the current state of NFV, their strategies around next-generation use cases and the key challenges that must be addressed by the telecom industry.
2020 State of NFV Overview
It’s been seven years since a group of telecom service providers launched the initiative that came to be known as NFV. We decided to sit down with 12 service providers from around the world to understand the status of their NFV deployments, the business benefits they have realized, and the challenges they see ahead.
In this video, Charlie Ashton, President at 21K Consulting working with AvidThink, talks about some key findings from the carriers we surveyed and what to expect in the 2020 State of NFV Report.
“Success by some of the leading global CSPs show that it is possible to roll-out NFV implementations at scale.”
Content from Sponsors and Thought Leaders
The following media comprises interviews and other content related to the the state of NFV. Views expressed are those of the presenting individuals and companies and may not necessarily represent views of Converge! Network Digest or AvidThink.
NFV for Future-proofing the Enterprise
Customers want to put in place a platform that future-proofs their enterprise. In this video, Bob Victor, Head of Product at Comcast Business, shares the Comcast Business perspective on NFV.
Evolution of the NFV Market
The NFV market is now moving to a maturity stage. Mirko Voltolini, Head of Network on Demand at Colt, discusses the evolution of the market and the significant NFV opportunities moving forward.
NFV for Rapid Service Activation
Spectrum Enterprise sees a great role for NFV for rapid turnup of services for enterprise customers across all sizes. Satya Parimi, Group Vice President, Enterprise Data and Smart City at Spectrum Enterprise, discusses how NFV opens the door to deliver new and innovative services to enterprises.
Top 5 Trends in NFV 2020
We are finally beyond the perennial question of “is NFV real?” Amar Kapadia, Co-founder of Aarna Networks, shares five NFV trends we can expect to see in 2020.
NFV - the Next Phase of Virtualization
The key challenge for NFV is the operationalization, the automation, and the management that will be required for organizations to succeed. JL Valente, VP/GM Service Provider Solutions, Cloud Platform and Solutions Group at Cisco, takes a look at what’s coming to NFV in 2020 and beyond.
What's Next for NFVI
Lars Mårtensson, VP & Head of Solution Area Cloud and NFVi & Head of Ericsson Silicon Valley, shares his thoughts on the progress of NFV and what’s next including containers and Kubernetes as well as the move toward the edge.
NFV Transformation to Cloud Native
NFV is expanding into the radio access with CloudRAN becoming a technology that is pervasive. Sandro Tavares, Global Head of Mobile Networks Marketing at Nokia, talks about how we’re starting to execute on the NFV transformation to cloud native infrastructure and enable the networks of the future.
Telco Cloud Integration
The cost to operate a network is much higher than the cost to initially deploy a network says Ben Baker, Senior Director, Cloud/SP Marketing at Juniper Networks. Service providers realize they need more agility and speed. Juniper Networks is working with SPs to virtualize service delivery points farther out to the edge while keeping management and control central.
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