Industries had undergone three revolutions till. First being, mechanization and using indirect combustion for powering up mechanization through water and steam power (Industry 1.0). Second revolution brought complicated machinery for mass production and used electrical power (Industry 2.0).
This article explains how FPGAs can be useful in network functions virtualization (NFV) platform to achieve better performance and flexibility. FPGAs are used to speed up processing of network packets for variety of network functions/ applications like Intrusion detection, firewall, packet parsing, content based