Wireless and wired network convergence in support of Cloud and mobile Cloud services: The CONTENT approach: 20th European Wireless Conference, EW 2014

A. Tzanakaki, M.P. Anastasopoulos, G. Landi, G. Bernini, N. Ciulli, S. Peng, B. Rofoee, Y. Yan, D. Simeonidou, J.F. Riera, E. Escalona, J.A. Garcia-Espin, K. Katsalis, T. Korakis, European Association of Communications and Networking (EURACON); Scytl

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The project CONTENT proposes a next generation ubiquitous converged infrastructure to support Cloud and mobile Cloud computing services. The proposed infrastructure facilitates interconnection of fixed and mobile end users with computational resources through a heterogeneous network integrating optical metro and wireless access networks. In this paper, we present the CONTENT converged network Infrastructure and layered architecture which deploys crossdomain virualization as a key technology. In accordance to the CONTENT proposal this paper also presents a novel virtual infrastructure planning scheme that takes a holistic approach considering jointly the network and computational resources. © VDE VERLAG GMBH, Berlin, Offenbach, Germany.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages7
Publication statusPublished - 2014

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Conference code: 109362

Export Date: 16 March 2016

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  • Energy efficiency
  • Mobile Cloud computing
  • Queuing theory
  • Virtual infrastructure planning converged infrastructures
  • Computation theory
  • Heterogeneous networks
  • Network layers
  • Queueing theory
  • Ubiquitous computing
  • Computational resources
  • Converged networks
  • Holistic approach
  • Key technologies
  • Layered architecture
  • Virtual Infrastructure Planning
  • Wireless access networks
  • Mobile cloud computing


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