Baguette:towards end-to-end service orchestration in heterogeneous networks

Rotsos, Charalampos and Farshad, Arsham and Hart, Nicholas Peter and Aguado, Alejandro and Bidkar, Sharvesh and Sideris, Kyriakos and King, Daniel and Fawcett, Lyndon and Bird, Jamie and Mauthe, Andreas Ulrich and Race, Nicholas John Paul and Hutchison, David (2016) Baguette:towards end-to-end service orchestration in heterogeneous networks. In: International Conference on Ubiquitous Computing and Communications (IUCC'16). IEEE, pp. 196-203. ISBN 9781509055661

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Abstract

Network services are the key mechanism for operators to introduce intelligence and generate profit from their infrastructures. The growth of the number of network users and the stricter application network requirements have highlighted a number of challenges in orchestrating services using existing production management and configuration protocols and mechanisms. Recent networking paradigms like Software Defined Networking (SDN) and Network Function Virtualization (NFV), provide a set of novel control and management interfaces that enable unprecedented automation, flexibility and openness capabilities in operator infrastructure management. This paper presents Baguette, a novel and open service orchestration framework for operators. Baguette supports a wide range of network technologies, namely optical and wired Ethernet technologies, and allows service providers to automate the deployment and dynamic re-optimization of network services. We present the design of the orchestrator and elaborate on the integration of Baguette with existing low-level network and cloud management frameworks.

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82442
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02 Nov 2016 14:04
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Yes
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24 Oct 2020 07:42