In this archive of a livecast from Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Anand Parikh, Senior Director of Business Development at Akamai Technologies, discusses the importance of virtualization for content delivery networks (CDN). At MWC16, Akamai demonstrated a POC with network functions virtualization (NFV) orchestrated virtual CDN. Anand explains the importance of virtualization to address capacity scaling challenges, especially for peak events like sporting events or software downloads. The reallocation of resources for short periods of time can improve user experience by reducing latency and buffer times for customers. To learn more, visit: www.akamai.com.