Telecom vendor joins the open source group working on an NFV reference architecture as a platinum member

November 18, 2014

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SAN FRANCISCO -- The OPNFV Project, a community-led, industry-supported open source reference platform for network functions virtualization (NFV), today announced that ZTE Corporation has joined as a Platinum member to advance open source NFV. ZTE Corporation joins the other Platinum members including AT&T, Brocade, China Mobile, Cisco, Dell, Ericsson, HP, Huawei, IBM, Intel, Juniper Networks, NEC, Nokia Networks, NTT DOCOMO, Red Hat, Telecom Italia and Vodafone.

OPNFV is an open source project focused on accelerating the evolution of NFV. OPNFV is establishing a carrier-grade, integrated, open source reference platform that industry peers will build together to advance the evolution of NFV and to ensure consistency, performance and interoperability among multiple open source components. It is expected to increase performance and power efficiency, improve reliability, availability and serviceability, and deliver comprehensive platform instrumentation.

ZTE is an active participant in developing software-defined networking (SDN) and NFV technologies. The company has collaborated on open source technical projects with many domestic and international operators and research institutions. ZTE has built several solutions based on these technologies to help operators meet the changing demands of customers and quickly implement new business models.

Open Platform for NFV Project Inc.

ZTE Corp. (Shenzhen: 000063; Hong Kong: 0763)

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