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Service providers seeking to embrace NFV transformation by deploying virtual network functions (VNFs) with little to no disruption to business practices or the customers they serve.
Hybrid networks and VNF management will be challenging
Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) enables service providers to be more efficient and launch services faster than ever. However, the dynamic nature of NFV adds incredible complexity to network management and operations. Compounding the problem is the fact that VNFs do not usually operate in isolation, but rather work alongside existing physical network functions. This hybrid network approach makes assuring the reliability and availability of networks and services more challenging, and even more critical to achieve.
Complete visibility is the key to NFV success
NFV deployment makes perfect sense – it will allow you to simplify your network operations and lower operational costs, but once a service is virtualized, how can you be sure it’s performing as it should? With a universe of activity out there, you need a seamless view across your virtual and physical networks. Visibility into VNF performance through packet data analysis of the traffic flowing across your entire network is absolutely critical to successful NFV deployments.
NETSCOUT provides visibility to critical network data in virtual environments
NETSCOUT’s NFV Service Assurance solution helps service providers manage this complex and dynamic environment with correlated, end-to-end, 360° visibility across the entire network. Our InfiniStream family of products include virtual, COTS-based software and appliance-based instrumentation that provide the same level of visibility within virtualized infrastructures that is already possible in physical environments. NETSCOUT’s patented Adaptive Service Intelligence (ASI) technology efficiently analyzes packet data across the network for the deepest performance insights, to ensure successful NFV deployments.
NETSCOUT supports OpenStack® + KVM and VMware® Cloud environments, providing visibility to critical network data that is lost when operators virtualize key network functions. This allows administrators to use the full suite of OpenStack and VMware administrative tools to orchestrate the NETSCOUT virtual probes and the VNFs monitored by them.
Network virtualization implementations vary
We understand that NFV evolution looks different for every service provider. Whether NFV is being implemented to add EPC and IMS network capacity, or to add new services and applications for customers, NETSCOUT delivers the information you need, when you need it, ensuring the best customer experience. Since 2009, we’ve been helping our customers minimize the disruptions caused by network virtualization.
Talk to an expert
Rely upon NETSCOUT at any stage of your NFV deployment, to help you achieve the efficiency and agility you seek.
Assuring the performance of virtualized network functions and services will be challenging for service providers. Speak to one of our experienced subject matter architects to get the insights and answers to help ease your NFV transition.
NETSCOUT’s NFV Service Assurance solution:
Ensures the reliability and availability of your new and existing networks and services
Provides a seamless view across your entire network, no matter the environment – physical, virtual or hybrid
Supports industry standard Cloud environments from OpenStack + KVM and VMware
Products in this Solution
Family of IP-data collection entities that includes appliances, commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS)-based software and virtual appliances that cost-effectively monitor critical business services for mobile, fixed-line voice, residential...
nGenius Business Analytics
Enables service providers to tap into the smart data hidden in their high-volume network traffic to derive new, timely and valuable insights.
The TrueCall® RAN geoanalytics platform provides service providers with meaningful network data to guide the introduction and manage the growth of network technologies.
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NFV Service Assurance Solution
NFV enables SPs to rapidly and dynamically deploy new networks and services in a fraction of the time it takes today.Download PDF
The Pivotal Role of Service Assurance Systems in NFV/SDN Environments
Network virtualization technologies of network functions virtualization (NFV) and software-defined networking (SDN) are increasingly being prioritized by communications service providers (CSPs).Download PDF