Author Archives: Jordi Ferrer Riera

About Jordi Ferrer Riera

Graduated in Computer Science in June 2009 at Facultat d'Informàtica de Barcelona (FIB), centre belonging to the Technical University of Catalonia (UPC). He achieved the Telematic Networks and Operating Systems profile. He joins the Network Technologies Cluster of the i2CAT foundation as a software engineer in early 2007 for developing the MANTICORE (Making APN Network Topologies in the Internet COREs) project (2007-2008). In 2008 he starts his collaboration in the FP6 EU funded integrated project PHOSPHORUS (Lambda User Controlled Infrastructure for European Research) IST-034115. In 2009 he also starts working in the MANTICORE II project, an enhanced version of the first proof-of-concept prototype. He also collaborates with the GLIF Generic Network Interface Technical Group (GNI-TG), adapting the Harmony Service Interface (HSI) to the GNI specification. In 2010, he starts collaborating actively in the FP7 EU funded GEYSERS (Generalised Architecture for Dynamic Infrastrucutre Services). He is currently a Ph. D. candidate of the Design and Evaluation of Broadband Networks and Services group within the Telematics Engineering Department of the Technical University of Catalonia (UPC). His research topics are focused on optical network virtualization, infrastructure as a service paradigm, on-demand broadband services, Grid and Cloud computing, dynamic hybrid resource allocation systems, and resource modelling.

i2CAT and DANA experiences at the FIA 2014 event

Last week, several members of the Distributed Applications and Networks Area (DANA) participated in this year’s Future Internet Assembly, which took place in Athens between the 17th and 20th of March. They participated in a number of workshops that tackled … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas…!!!

Wikipedia says a tradition is a belief or behavior passed own within a group or society with a symbolic meaning or special significance with origins in the past. Technically speaking thus, the Christmas photo of the group has become a tradition … Continue reading

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GEYSERS project reached the end

The Generealised Architecture for Dynamic Infrastructure Services (GEYSERS) project has reached its end. In January 2010 we started an innovative and challenging project. GEYSERS’ vision was to qualify optical infrastructure providers and network operators with a new architecture, in order … Continue reading

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Christmas time…

Once again, the year is ending… and fortunately if you are reading this the world is still alive by the 21st, keeping away the catastrophic theories based on ancestral calendars. Currently it is hot and sunny today in Barcelona: we … Continue reading

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A Multi-tenancy model based on resource capabilities and ownership…

When you think in current telecom markets, network operators appear as entities that are focused on providing and selling network services on top of the physical infrastructures they own, deploy, control and manage. You, as a consumer, have no control … Continue reading

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Labdoo, Mr. Richard Stallman, Free Software, and other guests…

May 10th, 16.30 CEST, the crowd is awaiting at the entrance of the Vertex building. Labdoo, a social network aiming at bringing a laptop to every child in non-developed regions, and ourselves – the Distributed Applications and Networks Area – … Continue reading

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DANA team wishes you a Merry Christmas!

Once again the current year is getting closer to its ending. Winter has arrived to Barcelona and the hard work of the area remains the same – as usual -. But yesterday, like each year during this season, we had … Continue reading

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Harmony in the IEEE Communications Magazine July issue

Once again, the Harmony software and the Distributed Applications and Networks Area (DANA) members, Joan A. García-Espín and myself,  Jordi Ferrer Riera, appear in a journal article. This time our work has been published in the IEEE Communications Magazine, one … Continue reading

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GEYSERS WP2,WP3, and WP4 face-to-face meeting hosted by i2CAT!

The EC FP7 GEYSERS project has reached its first year of execution. We have released our first newsletter containing a summary of the first year activities and some of the plans to enhance GEYSERS outcomes. Beginning of February was a … Continue reading

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CTX team wishes you a happy christmas!

Two thousand ten year’s end is getting closer. The winter is officially here, as of December the twenty-first. Snow is falling down and covering northern part of Europe. Our whole team is still working hard – as usual -, but … Continue reading

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