NFV: Great Promises, but How to Deliver?

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NFV (Network Functions Virtualisation) potentially offers operators benefits of up to 80% network opex reduction and significant improvements in agility, and threatens a shake-up of the vendor landscape. We look at the challenges to making it happen, and what telcos and vendors need to do to succeed in our latest briefing 'NFV: Great Promises, but How to Deliver?', part of our Cloud and Enterprise ICT in-depth research stream.

Figure 1 - Intel: comparative hardware performance gains
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