Delivering Service Assurance in NFV Environments with Passive Probes

NPV Traffic

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. 

The Evolution of Service Assurance

Service Assurance Evolution

The Service Assurance segment is evolving. Service providers now require Service Assurance solutions that provide greater levels of visibility – not only into the network, but also into the services and vendor devices deployed in the environment.