Chapter 1. Introduction
Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) is a software-based solution that helps Communication Service Providers (CSPs) to move beyond the traditional, proprietary hardware to achieve greater efficiency and agility while reducing the operational costs.
For a high level overview of the NFV concepts, see the Network Functions Virtualization Product Guide.
For information on configuring SR-IOV and OVS-DPDK with Red Hat OpenStack Platform 10 director, see the Network Functions Virtualization Configuration Guide.