Data Center

Main Goal
SDN based network control and service orchestration for flat, scalable data center network architectures, empowered by novel optical technologies (scalable TOR optical switches, ultra-high capacity interconnects, large port density).

Nextworks role
Leader of SDN control plane architecture design and protocols extensions: SDN (OpenDaylight) + PCE.

Main Goal
Define tools and mechanisms for datacenter energy consumption optimization.

Nextworks role
Leader of Data Centre energy consumption optimisation platform: Nextworks energy manager + SDN (OpenDaylight).

Other key Partners
Interoute S.P.A. (IT), Wind S.P.A. (IT), University College London (UK), Fundacio i2CAT (ES).

Link to project website
http://www.dolfin-fp7.eu/