Roaming Edge vNFs using Glasgow Network Functions

Cziva, R., Jouet, S. and Pezaros, D. P. (2016) Roaming Edge vNFs using Glasgow Network Functions. In: ACM Special Interest Group on Data Communication (SIGCOMM), Florianopolis, Brazil, 22-26 Aug 2016, pp. 601-602. ISBN 9781450341936 (doi:10.1145/2934872.2959067)

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Abstract

While the network edge is becoming more important for the provision of customized services in next generation mobile networks, current NFV architectures are unsuitable to meet the increasing future demand. They rely on commodity servers with resource-hungry Virtual Machines that are unable to provide the high network function density and mobility requirements necessary for upcoming wide-area and 5G networks. In this demo, we showcase Glasgow Network Functions (GNF), a virtualization framework suitable for next generation mobile networks that exploits lightweight network functions (NFs) deployed at the edge and transparently following users' devices as they roam between cells.

Item Type:Conference Proceedings
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Jouet, Mr Simon and Cziva, Mr Richard and Pezaros, Dr Dimitrios
Authors: Cziva, R., Jouet, S., and Pezaros, D. P.
College/School:College of Science and Engineering > School of Computing Science
ISBN:9781450341936
Copyright Holders:Copyright © 2016 The Authors
First Published:First published in Proceedings of the 2016 ACM SIGCOMM Conference: 601-602
Publisher Policy:Reproduced in accordance with the publisher copyright policy

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Project CodeAward NoProject NamePrincipal InvestigatorFunder's NameFunder RefLead Dept
643481A Situation-aware information infrastructureDimitrios PezarosEngineering & Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC)EP/L026015/1COM - COMPUTING SCIENCE
608831IMC2: Instrumentation, Measurement and Control for the CloudDimitrios PezarosEngineering & Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC)EP/L005255/1COM - COMPUTING SCIENCE