HP and the Cloudification of network functions
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Saar Gillai, SVP/COO, HP Cloud & GM, NFV, Hewlett-Packard
Today a lot of network functions are run as monolithic devices. NFV is really about the "cloud-ification" of those functions. Once you have virtualised these functions you can move to a cloud-type infrastructure, where you gave the ability to orchestrate and automate. Network functions also need to be Carrier Grade, as reliability is critically important.
Filmed at: SDN & OpenFlow World Congress 2014, Dusseldorf, Germany; 14 October, 2014.