EMC, VMware Join OPNFV Project

Two more join open source project focused on accelerating the evolution of NFV.

May 27, 2015

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SAN FRANCISCO -- The OPNFV Project, a community-led industry supported open source flexible platform for Network Functions Virtualization (NFV), today announced that EMC has joined as a Platinum member, and VMware has joined as a Silver member. EMC joins other Platinum members AT&T, Brocade, China Mobile, Cisco, Dell, Ericsson, HP, Huawei, IBM, Intel, Juniper Networks, NEC, Nokia Networks, DOCOMO, Red Hat, Telecom Italia, Vodafone and ZTE.

OPNFV is an open source project focused on accelerating the evolution of NFV. The project has united over 100 developers from service providers and commercial suppliers to collaborate on the development of a carrier-grade, integrated, open source flexible platform for NFV. Members are committed to help advance the creation of a flexible, open source framework for NFV.

EMC is driving innovation for telcos as the industry moves to adopt software-defined technologies in a rapidly transforming market. Together with VMware, the companies offer a deep ecosystem of solutions, technologies and partnerships that enable telcos to leverage NFV, big data and the cloud to transform their core networks.

“The telecom industry is undergoing a fundamental transformation. EMC is pleased to be part of OPNFV and to support its mission to use open source in order to accelerate the evolution of NFV for the unique needs of the telecom industry during this time of massive change. Today EMC provides unique capabilities that enable carriers to optimize operations and monetize real-time data. Through our participation in OPNFV, we're committed to innovating for the future as we work closely with EMC's federation of businesses to build an NFV platform with differentiation at all levels of the stack,” said David Hudson, Senior Director of the Communication Service Provider Group, Office of CTO at EMC Corporation.

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