NFV License Management: Why We Need to Solve It Quickly

Presented by

Don Clarke (Chair of ETSI NFV Network Operator Council) & Abinash Vishwakarma (Leader of ETSI NFV License Management)

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As service providers progress towards network virtualization, the hot topic of NFV license management becomes critical to solve. In our increasingly software world, volumes of VNF instances - from many vendors - can be instantiated anywhere on demand. ETSI and TM Forum understood this need and have been instrumental in accelerating standardization in this area. In this webinar, experts Don Clarke (Principal Architect for Network Technologies at CableLabs and Chair of the ETSI NFV Network Operator Council) and Abinash Vishwakarma (Senior Member of Netcracker’s CTO group and Leader of the ETSI NFV License Management activity) will explain the motivation for service providers to quickly develop standardized methods for NFV License Management and describe the fast progress the standards groups are making.

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