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Mobile World Congress demos suggest NFV commercially ready

Juniper and Canonical are partnering on telco cloud NFV

NFV was unveiled at last year’s Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, and was rapidly heralded as the next-big-thing for carrier networking. This year, multiple pledges have been made by exhibitors to demonstrate the power of an NFV-enabled architecture, with showcases expected to run all week by some of the industry’s largest players, which aim to show the tech’s move towards commercial readiness.

Telekom Austria subsidiary claims NFV trial shows first fully virtualised network stack

Telekom Austria subsidiary Vip Mobile said the trial demonstrates a completely virtualised mobile network stack

Telekom Austria has announced its Serbian subsidiary Vip mobile has demonstrated what it claimed is the world’s first fully virtualised stack in a commercial network. The telco said the trial is part of its overall technology strategy towards network functions virtualisation (NFV).