Kamesh Pemmaraju, Vice President of Product Marketing at Mirantis, expands on the intersection between orchestration and next generation networking technology delivered through network functions virtualization (NFV). He explains what is unique about the communication service provider market and the key role of OpenStack in this vertical. Kamesh goes on to explain the challenges of features for NFV-type workloads and virtual network functions (VNFs) and carrier-grade cloud. Kamesh describes the collaboration between Mirantis and Intel to accelerate OpenStack deployments and how that work translates into the telecommunications market leveraging their current work and OpenStack contributions. Learn more at https://software.mirantis.com.