This reference architecture provides guidance for designing and creating Network Function Virtualization Infrastructure (NFVI) for distributed Telco Edge deployments by using VMware vCloud® NFV™. It also provides sample deployment scenarios for specific Telco Edge use cases highlighting the platform capabilities. This version of the reference architecture is based on vCloud NFV 3.1 (OpenStack Edition).

Intended Audience

This document is intended for telecommunications and solution architects, sales engineers, field consultants, advanced services specialists, and customers who are responsible for the virtualized Edge network services and the NFV environment on which they run.