CHANGE: Enabling Innovation in the Internet Architecture through Flexible Flow-Processing Extensions

Main Goal
Platform primitives and inter-platform signalling to coordinate OpenFlow controllers and Network Functions.

Nextworks role
Design and develop an inter-platform signalling protocol (Service Function Chaining) for flow processing nodes (CHANGE platforms).

Other key Partners
NEC Europe Ltd. (UK), University College London (UK), Université catholique de Louvain (BE), Polytechnic University of Bucurest (RO), Università di Pisa (IT).

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