PHOSPHORUS: Lambda User Controlled Infrastructure for European Research

Main Goal
Design and demonstrate solutions to facilitate vertical and horizontal communication among applications middleware, existing Network Resource Provisioning Systems, and an enhanced GMPLS Control Plane for Grid Network Services.

Nextworks role
Leader in design and implementation of the Grid-enabled GMPLS (G2MPLS) Network Control Plane.

Other key Partners
PSNC (PL), ADVA AG Optical Networking (DE), University of Essex (UK), Fundacio i2CAT (ES), Fraunhofer-FHG (DE), Hitachi Europe (FR), IBBT (BE).

Link to project website

R&D Area
Research Test-beds
Funding Programme
EC FP6, Topic IST-2.5.6 Research Test-beds
39 months, Start: 1/Oct/2006