Cisco Network Functions Virtualization Infrastructure (NFVI)

Build the foundation for your telco cloud

Introduce services faster, deliver high quality user experience, and scale on demand even to unpredictable traffic models.

NFV Infrastructure can help you…

Deploy new services faster

NFVI is extensible and expandable. It includes Cisco Services expertise for end-to-end delivery and a fast time to market.

Reduce TCO by 40 percent

The single-pane-of-glass management software module simplifies the management and operation of all components. 

Maintain service availability

NFV Infrastructure is highly scalable, available, and secure. It offers a modular, expandable pod design.

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What’s inside NFV Infrastructure

Cisco Virtualized Infrastructure Manager (VIM)

Cisco VIM is built for full lifecycle management of your software and hardware. It allows you to easily control and manage your NFV infrastructure (NFVI) compute, storage, and network resources.

Cisco UCS servers

NFVI servers are the best-in-class Cisco UCS rack and blade servers that provide high levels of scalability and availability, and are easily managed.

Cisco Nexus switches

NFVI networks use the Cisco Nexus data center switches that are built for scale, industry-leading automation, programmability and real-time visibility.

Cisco routers for mass scale

Our advanced routing portfolio provides simplification at scale, multidimensional programmability, built-in trust, and flexible consumption to meet complex business needs.

Related software

Application Centric Infrastructure

Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI), our industry-leading software-defined networking (SDN) solution, offers a unique blend of mapping hardware and software capabilities through a unified application-based policy model.

Network Services Orchestrator Solutions

Cisco Network Services Orchestrator (NSO) is industry-leading software for automating services across traditional and virtualized networks.

Elastic Services Controller

Cisco Elastic Services Controller (ESC) promotes agility, flexibility, and programmability in network functions virtualization (NFV) environments.

Ultra Services Platform

The Cisco Ultra Services Platform (USP) transforms mobile networks into a mobile cloud, function virtualization into service automation and centralized architecture into a distributed, scalable, applications cloud.