5G Security VNFs & the Emergence of the Services-Based Firewall

| October 9, 2018

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The next generation networks (5G) will use novel technological concepts to meet the requirements of broadband access everywhere, high user and device mobility, and connectivity of massive number of devices (e.g. Internet of Things (IoT)) in an ultra-reliable and affordable way. Software Defined Networking (SDN) and Network Function Virtualization (NFV) leveraging the advances in cloud computing such as Mobile Edge.

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