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IEEE NetSoft 2018

IEEE NetSoft 2018

The 4th IEEE International Conference on Network Softwarization (NetSoft 2018) will be held on 25-29 June 2018 at Concordia University in Montreal, Canada. The conference theme is "Achieving smart network softwarization".

NetSoft 2018 will shed light on the key technology components and systems underlying SDN-NFV, clouds-edges and emerging network service infrastructures for the efficient handling of heterogeneous resources across networks and datacenter domains, and the easy and fast deployment of new ICT services.

Read more at the IEEE NetSoft 2018 website.

Feature Article

Network slicing management in the overall system for the manufacturing industry

Network Slicing and Blockchain to Support the Transformation of Connectivity Services in the Manufacturing Industry

In the 3GPP vision, “network slicing enables the operator to create networks customized to provide optimized solutions for different market scenarios which demand diverse requirements, e.g. in the areas of functionality, performance and isolation” [1]. Network slicing can be fully implemented with the combination of three properties: network softwarization, a better granularity in the definition of functions composing the 5G system, and a larger distribution of datacenters especially at the edge of networks.

Read more in the March issue of IEEE Softwarization.

Technology Spotlight

A.I. for mitigating the complexity of the Digital Transformation

A.I. for Mitigating the "Complexity" of the Digital Transformation

Several techno-economic drivers are paving the way to a profound digital transformation of Telecommunications infrastructures. Among these drivers, there are: the diffusion of ultra-broadband, the increasing of performance of IT systems vs the down-spiralling costs, emerging of innovative networks and services paradigms such as SDN and NFV, the growing availability of open source software but also the impressive advances of Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence.

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