Archive for October 2013

12th FP7 Concertation Meeting

The Future Networks 12th FP7 Concertation Plenary Meeting is dedicated to discussing within the network research community key aspects of Network Technologies standardisation, policy and research priorities for the future. This Plenary meeting will address the networks project portfolio perspectives in Horizon 2020 and two panels are dedicated to 5G research and experimentation as well as to C-RAN (Cloud Radio Access Network) concepts. It will take place in Brussels, Avenue de Beaulieu 25, on 22-23 October 2013.

IEEE/OSA Journal of Optical Communications and Networking


Shuping Peng, Reza Nejabati, and Dimitra Simeonidou “Role of Optical Network Virtualization in Cloud Computing [Invited]”, IEEE/OSA Journal of Optical Communications and Networking, vol. 5, no. 10, pp. A162-A170, October 2013, ISSN: 1943-0620 (doi).

SDN World Congress

Nicola Ciulli presented “SDN principles applied to datacentres and metro-core networks: Towards a network operating system”, SDN&OpenFlow World Congress, SDN INNOVATION FORUM, Bad Homburg, Germany, October 18, 2013,

IEEE Network


Jordi Perelló, Salvatore Spadaro, Sergio Ricciardi, Davide Careglio, Shuping Peng, Reza Nejabati, George Zervas, Dimitra Simeonidou, Alessandro Predieri, Matteo Biancani, Harm J. S. Dorren, Stefano Di Lucente, Jun Luo, Nicola Calabretta, Giacomo Bernini, Nicola Ciulli, Jose Carlos Sancho, Steluta Iordache, Montse Farreras, Yolanda Becerra, Chris Liou, Iftekhar Hussain, Yawei Yin, Lei Liu, and Roberto Proietti, “All-Optical Packet/Circuit Switching-based Data Center Network for Enhanced Scalability, Latency and Throughput”, IEEE Network, special issue on Optical Networks in Cloud Computing, in press, ISSN: 0890-8044.