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Making NFV Insanely Simple for Hybrid Cloud

June 23, 2016 - 1 Comment

Looking to move away from purpose-built physical network appliances and take advantage of the benefits of NFV?  NFV is about much more than cost savings, it is about moving at the pace of software.

But how do you get started? If you look at ETSI, you need a ton of hardware and software just to get started. That’s why Cisco created the Cloud Services Platform (CSP) 2100 – an Enterprise NFV Platform for the DC and Hybrid Cloud.

The CSP 2100 is a platform without all the complexities and overhead that come with Openstack deployments. You can start with ONLY one host, then add additional hosts as needed to scale-out. It’s that simple.

See how to bring up a new service within minutes here:

We are bridging the gap between the network and systems/server/DevOps teams by allowing multiple ways to manage the platform. There is 100% consistency between all the management interfaces: GUI, CLI, REST API, and Netconf/Yang interfaces. This allows the network, server, security, and/or DevOps teams to manage the platform using the interface they are most familiar with.

You can deploy any Cisco or 3rd party KVM-based Virtual Network Function (VNF) on the CSP 2100. Rack and cable the the CSP 2100 once, then never step foot in your DC again.

Don’t take my word for it, give the CSP 2100 software a try for yourself in the cloud:

Cisco Cloud Services Platform 2100 Lab v1

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