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Understanding OPNFV

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Understanding OPNFV 30 Agility is Now the Key Differentiator NFV Drives Technology Changes To be successful, operators will need to embrace three broad technology changes: ● Model driven architectures ● DevOps ● Cloud native VNFs Most of these changes are still in their infancy, but as they mature they'll become increasingly important: Model Driven Architectures It is not uncommon for a new service deployment with physical network functions to take 30-60 days. Equipment must be purchased, configured and deployed, often using vendor-specific proprietary syntax, tooling and professional services. Then these physical boxes have to be connected to form a service. By replacing these fixed function boxes with industry standard servers allows the infrastructure to be provisioned rapidly, but still does not solve the problem of deploying a service rapidly. Even with virtualization, VNFs have to be installed and configured, and then connected to form

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