NFV Interoperability Testing Needs to Accelerate


Many service providers have deployed network function virtualization (NFV) software but few have the tools in place to orchestrate and manage NFV software from multiple vendors. To foster interoperability, a series of initiatives and services have been launched to help organizations determine what NFV software is compatible with a specific management and network orchestration (MANO) platforms.

Here is a list of some of the NFV interoperability initiatives:

  • ETSI has launched a series of “plug-fest” events as part of its role in defining standards for the telecommunications industry. Participants include nearly 30 leading vendors.
  • Canonical has launched a VNF Performance Interoperability Lab that is an extension of the interoperability work is performs for the OpenStack community.

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