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ARCFIRE @ ETSI Next Generation Protocols, meeting # 5

ARCFIRE representatives attended the 5th face-to-face meeting of the ETSI Next Generation Protocols (NGP) ISG, which has hosted by i2CAT in Barcelona. During the two-days meeting ARCFIRE lead the discussion on network architectures vs. network buildings, pointing to the benefits of a comprehensive network architecture that allows SDOs such as the IETF, 3GPP or IEEE to

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Strategy Analytics on Next Generation Protocols, RINA, PRISTINE and ARCFIRE

Sue Rudd, from Strategy Analytics, has released a new report on seven key challenges that must be met by service providers in order to fully address the IoT Services, Fixed Mobile Convergence, Cloud, Network Slicing, 5G and 4K Mobile Video markets during the next decade. The report reviews these challenges and the specific requirements needed for

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ARCFIRE @ SDN World congress: renumbering demo

Two weeks ago ICT PRISTINE and ARCFIRE researchers organized together a RINA workshop at the SDN & Openflow World Congress 2016 in The Hague. Most of the workshop content was featuring PRISTINE results, since the project is almost over, but ARCFIRE also collaborated bringing its vision of how RINA can be exploited to design better

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D2.1 Converged Network Operational Environment report available

ARCFIRE’s D2.1: Converged Network Operational Environment Report [pdf] is now available for download at the deliverables area. Below you can find the executive summary. Executive Summary Although network convergence is a long desired goal, current service providers are still working to integrate different access technologies and different network services into a single, common infrastructure. Future-proof service

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RINA Tutorial presented at ETSI ISG NGP meeting

During the 3rd meeting of ETSI’s ISG NGP group, a RINA tutorial was presented by ARCFIRE representatives. The tutorial covered the basics of RINA (structure, DIF components, overview of data transfer and layer management), followed by a toy example of a RINA mobile network. The presentation triggered a lot of questions and a lively discussion

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ARCFIRE and PRISTINE deliver RINA tutorial at EUCNC 2016

Last week ARCFIRE and sister project PRISTINE researchers came together to deliver a 3.30h RINA tutorial at EUCNC 2016. The tutorial started with a RINA introduction, then discussed three research topics being investigated by PRISTINE (congestion management, security) and ARCFIRE (mobility, converged operator network design) and concluded with an update of two of the tools that

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IEEE SDN Pre-Industrial Workshop

ARCFIRE representatives attended the IEEE SDN workshop on 5G and Open Mobile Edge Computing that took place in Venice on June 15th. Sven van der Meer, from Ericsson, presented RINA, ARCFIRE and PRISTINE in two sessions: a 1 hour discussion session on building POCs (Proof of Concept) and another 2 hour session on participant contributions. Feedback was

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ARCFIRE work presented at ETSI-organized workshop

This week representatives of ARCFIRE attended ETSI’s “From Research To Standardisation” Workshop at Sophia-Antipolis. The goal of the workshop was to bring together representatives from the research and the industrial communities, to jointly identify the components of research results which are best suitable for standardization and product development activities and to agree on specific next steps. In

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RINA presentations at the 2nd meeting of the ETSI Next Generation Protocols ISG

This week representatives of ARCFIRE partners attended the second ETSI NGP ISG meeting that took place in Sophia-Antipolis (France). Some ARCFIRE partners are actively participating in this group – whose goal is to re-architect the current communications protocols stack. During the meeting, ARCFIRE partners presented and discussed three contributions: A tutorial on how layers have been used