Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) envisions and promises to change the service provider landscape. Just turning one year old, NFV’s vision crafted by the world’s leading networking operators, has garnered the industry’s full interest and embrace. Moving swiftly, a number of key accomplishments have already taken place, and a lot more work is currently under way within ETSI NFV. Various proofs-of-concepts (ranging from vEPC to vCPE and vCDN) are being developed while issues such as open source and SDN can play a pivotal role.
Senior Research Scientist, Orange Silicon Valley and Founder Member, NFV
Christos Kolias is a senior research scientist at Orange Silicon Valley (a subsidiary of Orange). Christos is a founding member of the ETSI NFV group and had the led the formation of ONF’s Wireless & Mobile working group. He has lectured on NFV, SDN and OpenFlow at several events. Christos has more than 15 years of experience in networking, he is the inventor of Virtual Output Queueing (VOQ) used in packet switching and holds a Ph.D. in Computer... Read More →
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