Ecosystems and how to navigate your way around them

Martyn Warwick
By Martyn Warwick

Dec 2, 2016

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Vanessa Little, Senior, Manager Global NFV Ecosystem Architecture, VMware

There is now a proliferation of vendors in the NFV ecosystem and it is continuing to grow as new players enter the market deploying ‘cloud native’ applications to supplement and compete with the more traditional hardware vendors who have virtualized their tried and tested software. On the one hand this is a good thing as it adds to choice and healthy competition, says Vanessa. On the other hand it’s becoming difficult for service providers to select and onboard their VNFs. She outlines some of the programmes that VMware has embarked upon to get partners up to speed on a range of issues, including a certification.

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