What is NFV? An initiative to virtualize the network services that are now being carried out by proprietary, dedicated hardware, thus decreasing the amount of proprietary hardware that is needed to launch and operate network services. Components of NFV framework include NFV infrastructure (NFVI), management and organization (MANO), software-defined networking (SDN) controllers and related services. CloudRange™ is Mavenir's network functions virtualization (NFV) and container management and orchestration platform.