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Alcatel-Lucent and NFWare demonstrate how to run data plane intensive services such as vCGNAT in cloud, as well as how to orchestrate them in a dynamic demanding environment, leveraging the virtual network functions (VNFs) performance indicators for orchestration decisions.

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F5 provides a wide breadth of VNFs that can be deployed and managed with Alcatel Lucent’s CloudBand Management System

Cloudband Mini-Series

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Can NFV provide the same reliability, availability and manageability as traditional network solutions. What if something goes wrong? What if there is a failure? Who is to blame?

Learn the answers to these questions ‒ and more ‒ in our white paper mini-series: Bridging the gaps between legacy functions and the cloud.


See automated orchestration in action with our NFV Lean Ops demonstration: Reliability, Availability and Serviceability (RAS), technology readiness and operational efficiencies in a live end-to-end environment.

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Mashup #19 Preparing Your Business Case for NFV

Cloudband by Alcatel-Lucent

Beyond the capex reduction… In this mashup, Bell Labs Consulting presents a comprehensive view of NFV economics and shares key insights for making superior strategic decisions pertaining to NFV.

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SDN & Openflow World Congress – Event Recap

SDN & Openflow World Congress was a prime example of how a Telco technology adoption lifecycle works. Many of the keynotes I listened to talked about where NFV is after 3 years, and the conclusions were optimistic but also extremely down to earth and pragmatic.

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