NFV (Network Function Virtualization) is a transformative technology whose advent has been highly anticipated for 3 years now. NFV Management and Orchestration (NFV MANO), in turn, is the heart and brain of the NFV architecture. In this blog, I’ll start with a high level description of the NFV MANO architecture followed by challenges that the industry faces in adopting this architecture.
It's getting a bit passé these days to say that technology is changing the world. While there’s no question that is it, what’s more intriguing is how the pace of technological change seems to be accelerating and the profound - almost instantaneous - implications it is having on our lives.
Today there is a lot of emphasis to get the current location of the UEs (users) to provide better services. This is required to provide location based services like advertising and infotainment to the end users. Service providers are interested to know the current location of the user as it helps in pushing relevant advertisements which in turn helps in revenue generation.
Advertisement is one of the most important medium of doing business these days. Retailers want their information related to discounts, new arrivals, what’s in stock and similar messages to reach their potential customers as soon as possible and with little effort and budget.
The connected car could be the biggest seller of the century and the dream is already being sold by the biggest of the companies in the world. The cars have been built, the testing is on and it is a known fact that Ethernet will play a critical role in automotive communications.