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GÉANT3+ f2f meeting at i2CAT Offices

Last June the DANA-i2CAT team held a face to face meeting at their offices at Barcelona for the GÉANT3+ project thanks to its collaboration with RedIris, who enabled us to participate in such a great project. The meeting involved several … Continue reading

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GÉANT OpenFlow facility goes to ONS 2013

If you recall, the GÉANT OpenFlow Facility has been designed and piloted to demonstrate the potential of OpenFlow in delivering TaaS capabilities over GÉANT. The facility is deployed on top of the GÉANT backbone production environment. and is a large-scale … Continue reading

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BonFIRE open for free access

This week took place the BonFIRE General Assembly in Berlin. First we commented about the review results: BonFIRE review was last February, it was successfully demonstrated that BonFIRE keeps going in the good direction. Several demos were done during the … Continue reading

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BonFIRE is moving to horizontal integration.

If you recall, BonFIRE offers a multi-site cloud testbed which supports large scale testing of apllications, services  and systems over multi geographically distributed cloud testbeds. Main i2CAT responsabilities are related with interconnection with external facilities. So far, this activities were … Continue reading

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GÉANT3 Network Factory testbed will use the OFELIA Control Framework

GÉANT3 project recently started a new task aimed to build a testbed for a Network Factory service. This service will deliver a network environment where experiments can be conducted without affecting standard GÉANT services, albeit utilizing GÉANT backbone resources. The … Continue reading

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SFA interface available for FEDERICA

As it has been introduced in previous posts, one of the main objectives of NOVI project is to demonstrate the federation mechanisms using them over FEDERICA and PlanetLab platforms. With this proposal and due to other sensible reasons, it was … Continue reading

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The successful BonFIRE first OpenCall

BonFIRE facility has been opened to incorporate experiments into the project. The possibility to run experiments funded by BonFIRE consortium was advertised through an Open Call. A group of external evaluators selected from the amount of candidates, the five proposals that … Continue reading

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OpenLab Federation Workshop

On February 1st to 3rd an OpenLab workshop was held in Paris. The workshop though, was open and people from other projects were invited. The main topic of the meeting was “Federation Architecture and Tools”. As reader may already know, … Continue reading

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Improving network utilization in cloud computing environments

Cloud computing  relies on the network as an elementary service. An increasing number of distributed computing applications pose highly-demanding requirements for dynamicity and flexibility in network and computing resource control (e.g. automated scaling up/down). However, network services are still treated … Continue reading

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SFA for FEDERICA within the NOVI project

FEDERICA project was an experimental network infrastructure for trialing new networking technologies. Despite it ended in March 2011, most of the partners taking part in this project want to keep alive the spirit of the project and that’s why they … Continue reading

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