Stuck in the MANO with You; Who Supplies the VNFM?

David Snow
David Snow

Summary Bullets:

  • Despite the VNFM becoming better defined, the question of who is best placed to supply it remains an open issue.
  • Vendors are taking different approaches to VNFM development; they will need to be harmonized if carriers are to realize multi-vendor NFV MANO.

While the work of the ETSI Steering Group on NFV management and orchestration (MANO) has never been a secret, the draft specification (GS NFV-MAN 001 V0.6.1) just published throws up some interesting questions. Continue reading “Stuck in the MANO with You; Who Supplies the VNFM?”