Making sense of Service Provider Virtualization

Blog Post created by gnehib on Mar 31, 2015

Have you ever wondered about use cases for Network Functions Virtualization (NFV), and even more specifically why a virtual router might be a good idea for your network?


Like any networking technology, virtual routing has a specific purpose with associated strengths and weaknesses.  This blog looks into some of those tradeoffs as well as providing a short video on IOS-XRv 9000, the new Carrier Class Virtual Router from Cisco.  Please check it out.  This should provide some much needed perspective on the current state of virtualization.