WAN as a service for cloud via software-defined network and open APIs

@article{Yan2015WANAA,
  title={WAN as a service for cloud via software-defined network and open APIs},
  author={Huan Yan and Jiaqiang Liu and Yong Li and Wenxia Dong and Chengyong Lin and Depeng Jin},
  journal={2015 IEEE Conference on Computer Communications Workshops (INFOCOM WKSHPS)},
  year={2015},
  pages={9-10}
}
The performance of wide area network (WAN) has a direct impact on user experience of cloud usage. In order to provide on-demand and performance-assured WAN connections, we design and implement a SDN-based system called Grace, which abstracts the underlying network resources into life-cycle network services to provide the predefined network performance via… CONTINUE READING