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Telefonica unveils UNICA virtualization infrastructure

Monday 24 February 2014 | 11:21 CET | News
Telefonica has unveiled a network infrastructure initiative, dubbed UNICA, at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona. The operator described UNICA as a pioneering network functions virtualization programme that will allow it to have more than 30 per cent of new infrastructure virtualized by 2016. The initiative is scheduled to begin implementation in June and, according to Telefonica, will provide it with a framework for its global, end-to-end virtualization deployment and convert the company into a true digital telecoms operator. Telefonica has led on standardisation for virtualization

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