I would like to thank my amazing wife, Leslie. She is my balance amidst the craziness of being a geek in an ever-evolving occupation.
For my children, Lilly and Zane, I hope that my continued urge to write will stimulate yours.
The space here cannot contain the list of customers, colleagues, and friends whose conversations over the last 3 years have shaped my views on this topic. Some of those colleagues are noted directly in the text. I do not want to take credit for their ideas, but point to them instead as being people who helped shape my opinions about what is important in NFV.
I want to thank all of our technical reviewers for their insights.
I would finally like to give great thanks to my ...