Software-defined infrastructure and the Future Central Office

  title={Software-defined infrastructure and the Future Central Office},
  author={Joon-Myung Kang and Hadi Bannazadeh and Hesam Rahimi and Thomas Lin and Mohammad Faraji and Alberto Leon-Garcia},
  journal={2013 IEEE International Conference on Communications Workshops (ICC)},
This paper discusses the role of virtualization and software-defined infrastructure (SDI) in the design of future application platforms, and in particular the Future Central Office (CO). A multi-tier computing cloud is presented in which resources in the Smart Edge of the network play a crucial role in the delivery of low-latency and data-intensive applications. Resources in the Smart Edge are virtualized and managed using cloud computing principles, but these resources are more diverse than in… CONTINUE READING
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