terena networking conference 2010


geant Virtualisation, network slicing, provisioning services

This talk aims at reviewing the state of the art of network virtualization and its associated services. It will also cover the impact that virtualization may have to telecom operators, and the advantages it will bring by opening the door to new players while reducing the gap between network and IT providers. Actually, there are many technological issues that are not yet solved which need a close collaboration between all the actors. EC research projects play an important role in that trend.