Empirix IntelliSight and E-XMS Fully Compatible with Huawei’s FusionSphere Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) Infrastructure. Empirix is thrilled to share the news about our IntelliSight and E-XMS technologies being certified for integration with Huawei’s NFV environment. The certification involved extensive interoperability testing for functions including data acquisition, mediation, advanced troubleshooting, real-time monitoring and data analytics, and […]
Empirix vMSP is the latest evolution of the Empirix probe system. It provides all of the same capabilities of the legacy MSP hardware appliance, but runs as software on virtual machines in both Private and Public Clouds. This is important because Digital Transformation initiatives are driving Service Providers to actively move from static physical appliances to highly virtualized and dynamic environments. NFV (Network Functions Virtualization) will be a key enabler for this transition and Empirix’s solutions are well positioned to support NFV.
If the transition to virtualized environments in the enterprise is any indicator, it appears that the transition to NFV in CSPs is only a question of when, not if. Why is this so? Well, for the same reason the enterprises did it: to be more agile.
Despite all the attention NFV is getting, there are areas that still need to be explored. For example, most of the discussion today revolved around the technology and the various options to adopt it, but few are thinking further down the road about how to ensure Service Assurance functions in these highly abstracted and complex virtual environments.
Network Function Virtualization (NFV) is top of mind for many companies these days, because of the potential savings it can produce. But what exactly is NFV? And how does it produce these cost-saving benefits?