As today’s telecom functions and IoT services shift to a cloud infrastructure, carriers and service providers have set new requirements for these services and network functions to be delivered as VNFs. These VNFs must be fully managed and capable of providing an integration with third-party MANO (Management and Network Orchestration) architectures. Functionality that has traditionally been delivered as physical boxes must now be able to scale out horizontally. VNF providers must take into account the following major challenges when deploying a VNF within the data center: costly O&M (operation and management), scaling and deployment lifecycle.
This webinar covers NDM standards including YANG and NETCONF and solutions for network and device management in virtual network environments supporting VNFs.