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IEEE NetSoft 2017, 3-7 July 2017 in Bologna, Italy

IEEE NetSoft 2017 Call for Papers

IEEE NetSoft 2017, the flagship conference of the IEEE SDN Initiative, will be held on 3-7 July 2017 in Bologna, Italy! Authors are invited to submit papers that fall into the area of software-defined and virtualized infrastructures. The conference theme is Softwarization Sustaining a Hyper-connected World: en route to 5G. The submission deadline for technical papers has been extended to:
9 January 2017.

For a list of topics and submission instructions, view the Call for Papers.

Feature Article

Proactive Management of the Virtualized Mobile Core for IoT

Proactive Management of the Virtualized Mobile Core for IoT

M2M communications enable the IoT where billions of devices, typically low power devices requiring low data rates, work with little or no human intervention. The convergence of cellular and Low Power Wide Area networks under the umbrella of 5G is expected to connect a new generation of such M2M devices. However, the majority of current wireless systems, including LTE/LTE-A, are currently designed and optimized to support mainly Mobile BroadBand services and so not ideally suited for the M2M communication scenarios.

Read more in the November IEEE Softwarization eNewsletter.

Technology Spotlight

Softwarization for a Hyper-connected World: en route to 5G

Softwarization for a Hyper-connected World: en route to 5G

The Institute's coverage of IEEE SDN's white paper, "Towards 5G Software-Defined Ecosystems" has been ranked among The Institute's 10 most popular articles of 2016! The white paper examines the main drivers, including 5G and open source software, steering the softwarization of the telecommunications industry. Join us at IEEE NetSoft, 3-7 July 2017 in Bologna, Italy where we will explore the next steps!

Read more and join the discussion at the IEEE SDN Blog.