TCS teams up with Red Hat on NFV

Staff writer
SDN Cloud

Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) announced a global collaboration with Red Hat.

The firm said the collaboration will provide an NFV (Network Function Virtualization) Orchestration and Test Solution based on the Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform, and allow customers to quickly enable validation of service design, orchestration, functional testing, and characterization of NFV services.

The TCS and Red Hat collaboration will provide a European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI)-compliant NFV framework built on the Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform. TCS'™ NFV orchestration and Test Solution, offers comprehensive verification of NFV services.

It supports many components of a telco cloud ecosystem, including existing operational and business support systems and third-party traffic generators while protecting existing investments.

The TCS test solution also provides a unified platform for accelerated service roll-out by automating verification of orchestration, configuration, lifecycle events, and functionality.

Telecom equipment manufacturers (TEMs) are battling new challenges to provide carrier-grade performance and availability on standard industry hardware, while offering the benefits of dynamic scaling in an open environment.

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