Wednesday October 01, 2014

AMD Demonstrates First Network Function Virtualization Solution on 64-bit AMD and ARM Technology

AMD today demonstrated the first network function virtualization (NFV) solution on AMD’s 64-bit ARM-based SoC and announced that it is now sampling to AMD’s embedded customers. The NFV demonstration is powered by a 64-bit ARM-based AMD Embedded R-Series SoC, codenamed "Hierofalcon," supported with technology from two key ecosystem partners آ– Aricent for the networking software stack and Mentor Graphics for embedded Linuxآ® and tools. NFV is an innovative solution that simplifies deployment and management for network and telecommunications service providers with a fully virtualized communications infrastructure that helps maximize performance, while working to reduce costs.