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VMware's Project Maestro: NFV orchestration for multi-cloud, virtual machine and Kubernetes environments

Anil Rao Principal Analyst, Research

"Project Maestro's cloud-first approach for NFV orchestration, supported by the company's broader vCloud NFV offering and an ambitious Kubernetes strategy, puts VMware in a strong position to compete in the NCO market."

VMware announced the launch of its NFV orchestrator product, Project Maestro, at VMworld Barcelona in November 2019. With this launch, VMware has entered the network orchestrators sub-segment of the network control and orchestration (NCO) market. This article assesses VMware's strategy in this market.