Network Functions Virtualization

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Network Functions Virtualization (NFV)[1] [2] is a computer communication technology that proposes to substitute specialized network hardware with software running on regular computers or cloud.

It aims to reduce costs and complexity in communication networks, while facilitating faster creation of new communication services.

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  1. "Network Functions Virtualisation". ISG web portal. Retrieved 20 June 2013.
  2. "Network Functions Virtualisation— Introductory White Paper" (PDF). ETSI. 22 October 2012. Retrieved 20 June 2013.