IEEE Softwarization eNewsletter - July 2016

The INPUT Platform: Personal Services in the Fog

By Raffaele Bolla and Roberto Bruschi, University of Genoa

INPUT (www.input-project.eu) is a research project funded by the European Commission under the Horizon 2020 program which aims at designing a novel SDN/NFV platform to support the Future Internet cloud services in a more scalable and sustainable way, with innovative added-value capabilities and much closer to the end-users, by exploiting and fostering upcoming in-network fog computing technologies.


Building a Converged Access Network Based on OpenFlow

By Chris Matrakidis, University of Peloponnese; Evangelos Kosmatos, University of Peloponnese; Theofanis Orphanoudakis, Hellenic Open University; and Alexandros Stavdas, University of Peloponnese

We present a path for building an SDN-based control plane that can seamlessly extend over a converged access infrastructure. The proposed solution is facilitating resource abstraction and NFV functionality and we demonstrate an abstraction for a GPON access system.


OpenSource MANO

By Marie-Paule Odini, HPE

This article provides an overview of ETSI NFV MANO and the opensource landscape in this area. MANO stands for “Management and Orchestration” and it is the functional block that has been defined by ETSI NFV as part of the NFV Architectural Framework. OSM stands for opensource MANO.


Open Baton: A Framework for Virtual Network Function Management and Orchestration for Emerging Software-Based 5G Networks

By Giuseppe Antonio Carella and Prof. Dr. Thomas Magedanz, Technische Universität Berlin, Fraunhofer FOKUS

The rapid emergence of Software Defined Network technologies, together with the ever-growing number of mobile Internet users is paving the way to a radical change in Next Generation Network Infrastructures. However, the requirement to continually cope with the increasing range and number of user demands is transforming telecom operators into merely dumb pipe providers, while Over-the-Top service providers are gaining momentum utilizing their resources and infrastructures.

 



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IEEE Softwarization eNewsletter Editorial Board

Laurent Ciavaglia, Editor-in-Chief
Francesco Benedetto
Korhan Cengiz
Noel Crespi
Neil Davies
Eliezer Dekel
Eileen Healy
Chris Hrivnak
Atta ur Rehman Khan
Marie-Paule Odini
Shashikant Patil
Kostas Pentikousis
Luca Prete
Stefano Salsano
Elio Salvadori
Alexandros Stavdas
Jose Verger