Tag Archives: FP7

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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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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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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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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Research projects in OFELIA

OFELIA facility has been open to the research community for free for some months already. First projects performed on it were mainly related with testing of the same facility, intra-federation of the individual islands, presentation to the FP7 FIBRE project’s … 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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First weeks since OFELIA Facility become operational

For several weeks now, OFELIA facility has been placed at disposal of researchers. The usage of the OFELIA facility is provided “as is” as a free-of-charge best-effort service. Any user accepting the usage policy is welcome to experiment on the … Continue reading

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FIBRE. Future Internet testbeds/experimentation between Brazil and Europe

i2CAT is the European coordinator of the FIBRE FP7 project, funded under the EU-Brazil collaboration call. The FIBRE project has just started in October and will be finished in 30 months. i2CAT is currently organising the Kick-Off Meeting, which will … Continue reading

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