Cisco Enterprise Network Functions Virtualization

| June 12, 2017

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Network functions virtualization (NFV) is becoming the next disruptive wave in networking. NFV is an architectural approach that focuses on decoupling individual services such as Network Address Translation (NAT), access control lists (ACL), quality of service (QoS), Layer 3 routing, intrusion prevention and intrusion detection systems (IPS and IDS), and more from the underlying hardware platform. Allowing such functions to run inside virtual machines, on top of standard x86 resources, increases the deployment flexibility in the network. NFV is typically accompanied by software-defined networking (SDN) approaches (network controllers and orchestration) to offer automation and rapid service deployment of networking functions.Therefore, it promises to significantly contribute to network operating expenditure (OpEx) reductions.The APIC-EM with Cisco Prime Infrastructure (APIC-EM/PI) support provides the controller and monitoring functionality for Cisco Enterprise NFV. 

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