Cisco ENFV Solution Architecture

Cisco Enterprise Network Functions Virtualisation delivers a virtualised solution for network and application services for branch offices. It consists of four main components:

Management and Orchestration (MANO)

Cisco DNA centre provides the VNF management and NFV orchestration capabilities. It allows for easy automation of the deployment of virtualised network services, consisting of multiple VNFs


VNFs provide the networking functions

Network Functions Virtualisation Infrastructure Software

An operating system that provides virtualisation capabilities and facilities the deployment and operation of VNFs and hardware components

Hardware Resources

x86-based compute resources that provide the CPU, memory, and storage required to deploy and operate VNFs and run applications




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