Service Provider / July 5, 2016

De-risking NFV: Pitfalls to Avoid and How to Get Past Them

In a best-of-breed environment where there are several vendors each providing their own VNF(s), running on their own virtualization environment, and performing service chaining – how exactly do you debug the network to find out what’s not working, especially where you don’t have access to the traffic at the packet level? How do you find the areas where multi-vendor interoperability breaks down? How do find the smoking gun to point the finger at one vendor versus another? How do you hold your vendors accountable to stop the inevitable finger pointing exercise? Read more

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