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ADVA Ensemble's Prayson Pate Simplifies NFV Deployment and Operation

Presentation to Highlight Importance of Openness, Security and Multi-Vendor Integration

  • Speaker: Prayson Pate, CTO, Ensemble, ADVA Optical Networking
  • Topics: Making NFV Easy
  • When: Thursday, May 4, 2:00 p.m.
  • Where: NFV World Congress (Layer123), DoubleTree Hilton, San Jose, USA

The benefits of network transformation from physical to virtual appliances have been extensively discussed. However, adoption and deployment of NFV solutions has been slowed by a lack of widespread understanding.

Prayson Pate will cover some of the key themes that need to be addressed in order to simplify NFV adoption. These include the need for openness and multi-vendor integration, the role of VNFs, issues around management and operationalization, and the challenges of guaranteeing security and assurance.