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Network Functions Virtualization (NFV)


Network Functions Virtualization (NFV)

Bring new services to market faster with Network Functions Virtualization (NFV)

Get more value from network functions virtualization (NFV) so you can compete with cloud providers and seize emerging 5G, IoT, and large enterprise opportunities.

Our cloud innovations help you use NFV to meet the needs of your customers with greater speed and efficiency. They also help you shift to lean operating models so that you can reduce lifecycle management costs and launch new services faster.

We offer a comprehensive portfolio of NFV-ready products, solutions and services. With our portfolio you get:

  • Cloud-native networks that meet your need for massive IoT and the 5G programmable world
  • High-quality software – including open source – that accelerates capability development while reducing risk and cost
  • An open, modular design that makes it easy to mix and match solutions from multiple suppliers
  • A certification process and tools that let you onboard applications quickly
  • Access to a partner ecosystem that promotes faster and broader availability of NFV applications and services
  • Commercial deployments with proven interoperability and performance

Bring the benefits of NFV to your business

Take share in existing and emerging markets

NFV helps you create new ways of working by becoming faster and more efficient. Our products and solutions help you use NFV to take share in markets such as broadband access and Voice over Wi-Fi®. They also prepare you to win in the emerging 5G, IoT, and large enterprise markets.

Become a dynamic lean operator

Full NFV business integration, which we call NFV 3.0, helps you boost efficiency, reduce costs, and deliver more value to your customers. Our products leverage the NFV architecture and the principles of lean. They help you operate in a more agile and dynamic way.

Use NFV with confidence

Deploying and operating NFV impacts many of your processes. And open-source software adds benefits and challenges. We have a deep understanding of virtualized network functions (VNFs) and data centers, and proven expertise in operations and transformation. Our experts will help your teams use NFV with confidence.

Explore our NFV portfolio

Our NFV portfolio spans many technologies and products. We bring it together with an open ecosystem so that you can mix and match products from multiple suppliers or take a solution-level approach built around our products.

CloudBand Launch NFV efficiently and reliably with an open, modular MANO portfolio

Service Orchestration Nokia acquires Comptel: Learn more about the service orchestration solution

Cloud-native core networkCloud-native core network meets your needs for massive IoT and the 5G programmable world

Cloud wise services Work with us to integrate, operate and maintain your telco cloud solutions

AirScale Cloud RAN Cut the time and resources you need to launch new features and services

Shared Data LayerOptimize telco cloud applications and architecture

Cloud Packet Core Manage the explosion in data and signalling traffic

Virtualized Service Router Improve network and business performance with a virtualized IP edge router designed and optimized for telco cloud environments

IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) Core products Offer converged mobile and fixed services over any device

Partners & Ecosystem

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Nokia can help you use NFV to increase your business success. With our comprehensive NFV portfolio and expertise in commercial deployments, you can build a cloud network that helps you operate more efficiently and seize opportunities in new markets.