Category Archives: Projects

i2CAT participates in next “RedCLARA Virtual Day”

RedCLARA, the organization that implements and manages the Latin America NRENs network infrastructure, organizes monthly a thematic “Virtual Day” where experts in the corresponding subject present short talks and answer attendants questions. Next April 24th i2CAT is going to participate … Continue reading

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OFELIA FP7 2nd Annual Review: Excellent progress!

During the 17th and 18th of last January, the cosortium of the OFELIA FP7 project, where i2CAT is the Development Work Package leader, joined in Ghent at the iMinds offices to present the work done during the second year of … Continue reading

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OCF goes on with standardization

After almost 2 and a half years the OFELIA Control Framework keeps on improving itself, not only by solving a number of bugs, introducing some enhancements and moving to a higher rate of minor releases; but also with an eye on standardization. … Continue reading

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Barcelona The Lab, a Hackethon Ideas in Digital Culture

The Department of Culture, Knowledge, Creativity and Innovation of the City Council of Barcelona leaded by Inés Garriga had organized the open hackethon to meet up the most active communities in culture creativity and innovation. Thus, they can show what … Continue reading

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Job submission to Grid Computing systems

During the last years, the discussion about Grid and Cloud Computing has become very common. It’s very easy to find a paper or an article analyzing the advantages and disadvantages of using one of both choices. This blog post will … 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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Fed4FIRE. Federation for FIRE.

i2CAT is a partner of the Fed4FIRE project, funded under the Seventh Framework Programme (FP7). The Fed4FIRE project has just started in October and will be finished in 48 months. The Kick-Off meeting was held in Gent, Belgium, jointly with … Continue reading

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Towards providing vCPE services using OpenNaaS

Leaded by the Mantychore FP7 project UseCase 1 (UC1), OpenNaaS is evolving to provide vCPE services on top of available physical infrastructure under the NaaS paradigm. UC1 is focused on defining the demarcation between provider and user, by means of … Continue reading

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TERENA Networking Conference 2012

Two months ago, TERENA Networking Conference 2012 took place in Reykjavik, Iceland. DANA team has been there presenting achievements in the projects we are involved, contacting NREN’s and industry key people and attending very interesting workshops and lectures. DANA presence … 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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