Network Services Virtualization
Source: Cisco Systems
Cisco offers a proven, end-to-end Network virtualization solution that spans the entire network infrastructure, from the backbone to every endpoint. Using the Cisco Network Virtualization architecture, organizations can reap the benefits of end-to-end virtualization and policy-driven service orchestration. This shared services architecture enables flexibility and agility while streamlining resources and reducing operational expenses. The Cisco Catalyst 6500 platform is a key component of the Cisco Network Virtualization architecture which allows customers to manage the networks services, making it easier and faster to enable new network services. The Cisco Catalyst 6500 has a broad range of hardware and software features that enable customers to deploy virtualization across all places in the network to help reduce the management complexity of services including Unified Communications, mobility, and security.