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Integrated SDN/NFV management and orchestration architecture for dynamic deployment of virtual SDN control instances for virtual tenant networks [invited]
Software-defined networking (SDN) and network function virtualization (NFV) have emerged as the most promising candidates for improving network function and protocol programmability and dynamicExpand
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Experimental demonstration of an OpenFlow based software-defined optical network employing packet, fixed and flexible DWDM grid technologies on an international multi-domain testbed.
Software defined networking (SDN) and flexible grid optical transport technology are two key technologies that allow network operators to customize their infrastructure based on applicationExpand
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Field Trial of an OpenFlow-Based Unified Control Plane for Multilayer Multigranularity Optical Switching Networks
Software defined networking and OpenFlow, which allow operators to control the network using software running on a network operating system within an external controller, provide the maximumExpand
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Transport Network Orchestration for End-to-End Multilayer Provisioning Across Heterogeneous SDN/OpenFlow and GMPLS/PCE Control Domains
A multidomain optical transport network composed of heterogeneous optical transport technologies (e.g., flexi/fixed-grid optical circuit switching and optical packet switching) and control planeExpand
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End-to-end SDN orchestration of IoT services using an SDN/NFV-enabled edge node
We propose an SDN/NFV-enabled edge node for IoT Services by means of orchestration of integrated Cloud/Fog and network resources. Network connectivity is provided between IoT gateways and deployedExpand
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SDN orchestration of OpenFlow and GMPLS flexi-grid networks with a stateful hierarchical PCE [invited]
New and emerging use cases, such as the interconnection of geographically remote data centers, are drawing attention to the need for provisioning end-to-end connectivity services spanning multipleExpand
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PCE: What is It, How Does It Work and What are Its Limitations?
In GMPLS-controlled optical networks, the utilization of source-based path computation has some limitations, especially in large networks with stringent constraints (e.g., optical impairments) or inExpand
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The need for a transport API in 5G networks: The control orchestration protocol
We experimentally assess the first Transport API that provides a research-oriented multi-layer approach using YANG/RESTconf. It defines a functional model of a control plane and enables theExpand
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TelcoFog: A Unified Flexible Fog and Cloud Computing Architecture for 5G Networks
We propose the TelcoFog architecture as a novel, secure, highly distributed, and ultra-dense fog computing infrastructure, which can be allocated at the extreme edge of a wired/wireless network for aExpand
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Integration of IoT, Transport SDN, and Edge/Cloud Computing for Dynamic Distribution of IoT Analytics and Efficient Use of Network Resources
Internet of Things (IoT) requires cloud infrastructures for data analysis (e.g., temperature monitoring, energy consumption measurement, etc.). Traditionally, cloud services have been implemented inExpand
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