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VNF Manager (VNFM): The VNF Manager is in charge of managing the VNF instances’ lifecycle. That is why each VNF instance must be associated exclusively with a VNF Manager. The VNF Manager provides the following functionalities consumed by other NFV-MANO functional blocks or by other authorized external entities: VNF instantiation, software update/upgrade, modification, scaling, collecting performance measurement results and events information, healing, termination, and lifecycle management change notifications.

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Virtualised Infrastructure Manager (VIM)