Network Function Virtualization (NFV) enables service providers to rapidly deploy and scale network services, each containing multiple interconnected network functions, in a virtualized manner on industry-standard hardware platforms. Beyond managing the lifecycle of discrete and potentially complex virtual network functions (VNFs), there is a requirement to design and introduce new network services, instantiate and terminate these network services within the network, manage their elastic scaling at run-time and optimize their use of the underlying resource infrastructure driven by performance, reliability and cost factors.

The Oracle Communications Network Service Orchestration solution empowers service providers to rapidly compose, on-board and elastically scale such network services spanning multiple VNFs in multi-vendor hybrid or virtualized network environments.

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