Wind River

NFV adoption to transform telecommunications infrastructure

Network functions virtualization (NFV) is an initiative driven by several dozen large (Communications Service Providers) CSPs that dramatically increases the use of virtualization and commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) systems in their networks. Telecom infrastructure has long been a bastion of proprietary software running on purposebuilt hardware. NFV leverages IT technologies – including virtualization, standard servers, and open software – so