Archive for News & Events

Plenary meeting @ Pisa

LIGHTNESS partners participate to the 7th Plenary Meeting on October 22, 2015, held in Pisa, Italy, organised by NextWorks.

LIGHTNESS joint post-deadline paper accepted at ECOC 2015

The joint paper entitled “LIGHTNESS: A Deeply-Programmable SDN-enabled Data Centre Network with OCS/OPS Multicast/Unicast Switch-over” reporting the demonstration of the overall LIGHTNESS architecture has been accepted in the post-deadline session at ECOC 2015.

LIGHTNESS Final demonstration

The final demonstration of the LIGHTNESS architecure will be held at the Exhibition of ECOC2015 Conference on September 28-30, 2015. Booth nº 716.

LIGHTNESS: Anticipating the mobile traffic boom

https://ec.europa.eu/digital-agenda/en/news/lightness-anticipating-mobile-traffic-boom

Plenary meeting @ Barcelona

LIGHTNESS partners participate to the 6th Plenary Meeting on April 28-29, 2015, held in Barcelona, Spain, organised by Barcelona Supercomputing Center (BSC) and Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC).

Workshop on “Do Small, Large, And Mega Data Centers Need Advanced Photonics Technology?”

Prof. Dimitra Simeonidou has given an invited talk entitled “Enabling Highly Programmable Optical Data Centres” at the Workshop on “Do Small, Large, And Mega Data Centers Need Advanced Photonics Technology?”, co-located with OFC 2015, Los Angeles (US), March 23, 2015.

Plenary Meeting @ Rome

interoute

LIGHTNESS partners participate to the 5th Plenary Meeting on October 30-31, 2014, held in Rome, Italy, organised by Interoute.

EuCNC 2014 Conference – Best Booth Award

The LIGHTNESS booth has been selected for the Best Booth Award. More details at EuCNC 2014 conference video blog.

PACE Workshop on New Uses of Path Computation Elements

Giacomo Bernini presented “LIGHTNESS – An SDN-enabled hybrid optical packet/circuit switched data centre network”, PACE Workshop on New Uses of Path Computation Elements, Vilanova i la Geltrú, Spain, June 16, 2014.

LIGHTNESS-COSIGN projects joint Workshop

LIGHTNESS parners participated to the Workshop on “Creating European Vision for Future Optical Data Centre Evolution”, organised jointly by LIGHTNESS and COSIGN FP7 projects. The Workshop has been held at UPC premises on May 14th, 2014.
Workshop program:

  • LIGHTNESS overview – George Zervas (University of Bristol)
  • COSIGN overview – Lars Dittman (DTU)
  • LIGHTNESS software architecture – Giacomo Bernini (Nextworks)
  • COSIGN software architecture – Katherine Barabash (IBM)