• Telco Virtualized Applications Platform


Since the advent of Software Defined Networks (SDN) and Network Function Virtualization (NFV), Dimension Data recognizes demand for a reference platform built on the principle of openness and standards adherence. Now it is here, ready to be used for integration of products emerging in this field, testing of new solutions and demonstration of new product capabilities, encompassed in a platform built for stand-alone verification as well as for interoperability tests. There is no way to ensure this through slideware. VCCAP infrastructure is equipped with a fully-fledged hardware and software suite that enables data plane load testing, control plane load testing and end-to-end functionality testing using scenarios designed to replicate real world applications and environments.

Customer values/problems solved

  • NFV infrastructure following carrier class design principles
  • Vendor-independent, partnership with diverse technology leaders
  • Proof-of-Concept or NFV showcase integration and verification for vendors and customers
  • Way to gain competence in emerging Service Provider Technologies
  • E2E Service and Performance assurance using Ixia equipment
  • Evolving Reference Setup / Blueprint since 2013


  • Cisco
  • F5
  • Ixia
  • Juniper
  • Lenovo
  • NetApp
  • OpenStack
  • Red Hat
  • VMWare