GEYSERS: Generalised Architecture for Dynamic Infrastructure Services

Main Goal
Mechanisms that allow infrastructure providers to partition their resources (optical network and/or IT), compose specific logical infrastructures and offer them as a service to network operators.

Nextworks role
Leader of control plane developments: Cloud-to-Network interface, Augmented GMPLS signalling and routing (GMPLS+/PCE+) for co-allocation of network and IT resources.

Other key Partners
Interoute S.P.A (IT), ADVA AG Optical Networking (DE), Telefónica I+D (ES), Fundacio i2CAT (ES), University of Essex (UK), iMinds (BE).

Link to project website

R&D Area
Network of the Future
Funding Programme
EC FP7, Topic ICT 1.1 The Network of the Future
36 months, Start: 1/Jan/2010