Tuesday, 23 January 2018

Looking forward by looking back – three years of NFV deployment in the field

By Louis Peake, Total Telecom
Tuesday 21 June 16

Following the presentation given by Phil Kippen – Senior Director, SP NFV Solutions Architects, VMware – at our recent Virtualise That! briefing, Total Telecom looks at VMware’s progress over the past three years and how it has shaped its vision for the future of NFV.   The past three years have been significant in the growth of NFV. While VMware is accomplished in bringing its developments past the proof of concept phase and into commercial deployment, the market as a whole has not had a similar success rate. But rather than dismiss these ventures as failures, the industry must take them as lessons and apply new found knowledge going forward. This was the attitude Phil Kippen, Director, SP NF Solutions and Field Engineering at VMware, suggested needs to be adopted at the inaugural Total Telecom Virtualise That! briefing. 2013: Genesis   Since 2013, VMware has had well over 45 deployments in the field, reaching more than 80 million global subscribers…

Following the presentation given by Phil Kippen – Senior Director, SP NFV Solutions Architects, VMware – at our recent Virtualise That! briefing, Total Telecom looks at VMware’s progress over the past three years and how it has shaped its vision for the future of NFV.   The past three years have been significant in the growth of NFV. While VMware is accomplished in bringing its developments past the proof of concept phase and into commercial deployment, the market as a whole has not had a similar success rate. But rather than dismiss these ventures as failures, the industry must take them as lessons and apply new found knowledge going forward. This was the attitude Phil Kippen, Director, SP NF Solutions and Field Engineering at VMware, suggested needs to be adopted at the inaugural Total Telecom Virtualise That! briefing. 2013: Genesis   Since 2013, VMware has had well over 45 deployments in the field, reaching more than 80 million global subscribers…

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