Pensa has released Pensa Maestro NFV, software for intelligent automation of network functions virtualization (NFV).
Pensa’s go-to-market strategy involves selling through strategic channel partnerships and jointly selling solutions with server vendors, system integrators and network equipment providers to reach communications service provider (CSP) customers. Maestro NFV enables CSPs to produce NFV network services faster and correctly.
There’ plenty of opportunity for partners: Worldwide market for NFV and software defined networking (SDN) is forecast to grow at a 71.4 percent compound annual growth rate (CAGR) through 2022. Global NFV and SDN revenue is expected to reach $54.4 billion by 2022, up from just $3.68 billion in 2017, according to market research by ReportsnReports.com.
“As CSPs migrate from legacy appliance-based infrastructures to NFV-enabled environments to better serve their customers, they need solutions capable of accelerating that journey. The ability to streamline and automate the design, validation and delivery of new virtualized services will be required to ensure success,” said Bob Laliberte, senior analyst at Enterprise Strategy Group. “Pensa Maestro NFV was architected specifically to reduce the time, mitigate the risk and rapidly validate services to ensure CSPs could quickly and confidently deploy test or production NFV environments.”
Pensa Maestro NFV uses intelligent automation and advanced modeling to help CSPs design, validate and deliver NFV network services. With the coming advent of 5G wireless technology, CSPs will need to replace their legacy systems with NFV to remain competitive. However, current technology gaps have made this transition difficult. The most important gaps involve a lack of intelligent automation, modeling and validation to handle the vast complexity and massive scale of virtualized CSP environments. Pensa Maestro NFV helps fill this void by radically simplifying the process of importing and testing new networking elements. Maestro NFV’s intelligent design is geared to help create even extremely complex networks composed of many vendors’ technologies, thus enabling companies to deliver new services and generate revenue faster.
“The digital services revolution has begun, but communication service providers are stuck with legacy infrastructure and processes that hold them back,” said Pensa CEO Tom Joyce. “There are huge opportunities on the horizon for telcos and CSPs, but to participate they must use NFV. Before now it has been very hard to make this technology simple, reliable, and fast. Pensa’s mission is to help our customers transition to NFV faster.”