Publication type: Conference paper
Type of review: Peer review (abstract)
Title: Deployment of virtual network functions over multiple WAN interconnected PoPs
Authors: Carapinha, Jorge
Bonnet, Jose
Parreira, Bruno
Silva, Joao
Trajkovska, Irena
Bohnert, Thomas Michael
Xilouris, George
Kourtis, Michail-Alexandros
Sakkas, Christos
DOI: 10.1109/NFV-SDN.2017.8169883
Proceedings: 2017 IEEE Conference on Network Function Virtualization and Software Defined Networks (NFV-SDN)
Pages: 252
Pages to: 257
Conference details: IEEE Conference on Network Function Virtualization and Software Defined Networks (NFV-SDN), Berlin, 6-8 November 2017
Issue Date: 2017
Publisher / Ed. Institution: IEEE
Publisher / Ed. Institution: Piscataway
ISBN: 978-1-5386-3285-7
Language: English
Subject (DDC): 004: Computer science
Abstract: Network Functions Virtualization allows Communication Service Providers to extend their traditional service portfolio to new models of service offerings, such as Virtualized Network Functions as a Service (VNFaaS), in which network functions can be traded following the “on-demand” Cloud paradigm. Incremental deployment and interoperability with legacy infrastructure, in particular Wide Area Network (WAN) domains and enterprise services, are key requirements to make this vision come true in the short/medium term. This paper discusses the main challenges that need be addressed for the adoption of VNFaaS in production environments and is particularly focused on the integration of NFV and WAN. To this end, two components are proposed: Netfloc, to support traffic steering inside NFV infrastructure points of presence, and the WAN Infrastructure Connectivity Manager (WICM), to handle the integration of virtualized network functions with WAN connectivity services, as a composed end-to-end network service.
Fulltext version: Published version
License (according to publishing contract): Licence according to publishing contract
Departement: School of Engineering
Organisational Unit: Institute of Applied Information Technology (InIT)
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