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network virtualization

Network virtualization is a method of combining the available resources in a network to consolidate multiple physical networks, divide a network into segments or create software networks between virtual machines (... Read Full Definition

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virtual network adapter

A virtual network adapter is a program (instead of a physical network adapter) that allows a computer to connect to a network. A virtual network adapter can also be used to connect all the computers on a local area... Read Full Definition

virtual networking

Virtual networking is a technology that facilitates the control of one or more remotely located computers or servers over the Internet... (Continued) Read Full Definition

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network functions virtualization (NFV)

Network functions virtualization (NFV) is an initiative to virtualize network services traditionally run on proprietary, dedicated hardware. Read Full Definition

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NFVi (network functions virtualization infrastructure)

NFVi (network functions virtualization infrastructure) encompasses all of the networking hardware and software needed to support and connect virtual network functions in carrier networks. Read Full Definition

virtual network functions (VNF)

Virtual network functions (VNFs) are virtualized tasks formerly carried out by proprietary, dedicated hardware. VNFs move individual network functions out of dedicated hardware devices into software that runs on ... Read Full Definition

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virtual area network (VAN)

A virtual area network (VAN) is a network on which users are enabled to share a more visual sense of community through high band-width connections. Read Full Definition

virtual network computing (VNC)

Virtual network computing (VNC) is a type of remote-control software that makes it possible to control another computer over a network connection... Read Full Definition

Big Switch Networks Big Virtual Switch

Big Virtual Switch is a data center network virtualization application that runs on Big Network Controller, the SDN controller for the Open Software-Defined Network (SDN). Read Full Definition

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Nicira Network Virtualization Platform (Nicira NVP)

Nicira NVP is network virtualization software that manages an abstraction layer between end systems and the physical network infrastructure and enables the creation of independently operable virtual networks. Read Full Definition

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