"The use of standard hardware, consolidation of network functions and machines, and flexible system upgrades are some of the key benefits of NFV technology.
Traditionally, network functions such as routing or load balancing are delivered on dedicated hardware. However, network functions virtualization, or NFV, delivers these types of network services on virtual machines running on industry-standard hardware.
Service providers, such as telcos, are especially interested in NFV technology. But enterprises can reap the benefits of NFV, as well. The top three benefits of NFV include the following:..."
Dan Conde - SearchNetworking
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