The International Symposium on Advances in Software Defined Networking and Network Functions Virtualization

SOFTNETWORKING 2018

April 22, 2018 to April 26, 2018 - Athens, Greece

Deadlines

Submission

Dec 28, 2017

Notification

Feb 22, 2018

Registration

Mar 08, 2018

Camera ready

Mar 15, 2018

Publication

Published by IARIA XPS Press

Archived in the free access ThinkMind Digital Library

Prints available at Curran Associates, Inc.

Authors of selected papers will be invited to submit extended versions to a IARIA Journal

Affiliated Journals

SOFTNETWORKING 2018 - The International Symposium on Advances in Software Defined Networking and Network Functions Virtualization

April 22, 2018 - April 26, 2018

SOFTNETWORKING 2018 (hosted with ICN 2018)

ISSN: 2308-4413
ISBN: 978-1-61208-625-5

Indexing

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SOFTNETWORKING 2018 is colocated with the following events as part of NexComm 2018.

  • ICDT 2018, The Thirteenth International Conference on Digital Telecommunications
  • SPACOMM 2018, The Tenth International Conference on Advances in Satellite and Space Communications
  • ICN 2018, The Seventeenth International Conference on Networks
    • SOFTNETWORKING 2018, The International Symposium on Advances in Software Defined Networking and Network Functions Virtualization
  • ICONS 2018, The Thirteenth International Conference on Systems
  • MMEDIA 2018, The Tenth International Conference on Advances in Multimedia
  • PESARO 2018, The Eighth International Conference on Performance, Safety and Robustness in Complex Systems and Applications
  • CTRQ 2018, The Eleventh International Conference on Communication Theory, Reliability, and Quality of Service
  • COCORA 2018, The Eighth International Conference on Advances in Cognitive Radio
  • ALLDATA 2018, The Fourth International Conference on Big Data, Small Data, Linked Data and Open Data
    • KESA 2018, The International Workshop on Knowledge Extraction and Semantic Annotation
  • SOFTENG 2018, The Fourth International Conference on Advances and Trends in Software Engineering

Special tracks:

NVDNGN: Next Generation Network and the Value of Data
Chairs and Coordinators:
Alf Larsson, Technology Specialist, Senior Specialist Observability, Ericsson AB alf.larsson@ericsson.com
Carlo Vitucci, Technology Specialist, Ericsson AB carlo.vitucci@ericsson.com

SOFTNETWORKING 2018 tracks:

  • Software Defined Networking (SDN): concepts, challenges  and architectures
  • Control and Management in SDN; Network Operating Systems (NOS, ONOS) and virtualization in SDNs
  • Network Function Virtualization concepts, challenges  and architectures   (NFV, OPNFV)
  • SDN and NFV cooperation
  • SDN and NFV standardization
  • OpenDaylight (goals, platforms, interfaces and applications), OpenStack and SDN
  • SDN Controllers design and implementation
  • SDN Forwarding Elements design and implementation
  • OpenFlow and Southbound Protocols
  • Application programming interfaces for SDN
  • Forwarding plane abstractions, programmability, languages
  • Verification techniques and tools for SDN and NFV
  • Performance evaluation, optimization and isolation of the Data and Control Planes
  • SDN applications and use cases:
    • Data-center/ clouds/ BigData
    • Service Provider Networks: dynamic service chaining, optical networks and transport, cellular/mobile, traffic management, resources and QoS management, WANs/carrier networks and support for clouds, virtualization of  aggregation networks
    • Enterprise, home, sensors networks
    • Software Defined Wireless Networks (SDWN)
    • SDN in mobile and 5G networks
    • SDN controlled vehicular networks
    • Internet of Things (IoT) and M2M communications
  • NFV applications and use cases
    • Home environment
    • Mobile Core&IMS, mobile base stations
    • Fixed access networks
    • CDNs
    • NFVIaaS, VNFaaS, VNPaaS, VNF Forwarding Graphs
  • Reliability, resiliency and fault management in SDN and NFV
  • Security and  privacy and in SDN and NFV
  • Data and Control Plane scalability, inter-operability
  • Autonomic (self) management technologies in SDN and NFV
  • SDN/NFV architecture versus Content delivery and oriented networks, Information Centric Networking
  • Operators and Service Providers business and deployment perspective on SDN and NFV
  • Planning and Deployment of SDN/NFV technologies and applications in operational networks

 


Deadlines:

Submission

Dec 28, 2017

Notification

Feb 22, 2018

Registration

Mar 08, 2018

Camera ready

Mar 15, 2018

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