8th KuVS NGSDP Expert Talk
Competitive Service Delivery Infrastructures
The 8th KuVS Fachgespräch NGSDP has been jointly organized with the 42. Meeting of the ITG Expert Group (Fachgruppe) 5.2.4 “IP and Mobility" on April 17, 2013. More than 20 experts joined the presentations and discussions hosted by Vodafone in their seminar center at castle Hirschburg in Königswinter near Bonn. Nine presentations were grouped into three sessions covering network architecture, service deployment and cloud computing. The network architecture session mainly covered the latest advanced in Software Defined Networking and network virtualization including the recently emerging discussion on network function virtualization. Service creation and deployment platforms (fixed and mobile incl. device to device) were featured in the service related session in addition to service enabling technologies such as caching in mobile networks. The last session focused on bringing the network and the data center community together with networked cloud computing and its performance analysis.