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A panel discussion with experts from HP, Ericsson, Brocade, Alcatel, Huawei and Juniper.
NFV (Network Functions Virtualization) has gotten much press in the past year or two. First proposed in September 2010 by a subgroup of the European Telecommunications Standards Institute, NFV is emerging to address the need for better tools that provide the greater flexibility and more rigorous control needed to manage the thousands of separate virtual networks used in a cloud. One way of thinking about NFV is to view the cloud as a set of services that need to be managed, rather than a set of physical and virtual resources.
Many vendors are jumping on the NFV bandwagon and are actively working to create tools based on this approach. This panel discussion will bring some of the NFV vendors together, so the Open Stack community can see for themselves the maturity, similarities and differences between the products from experts from HP, Ericsson, Brocade, Alcatel, and Juniper.