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Virtual Active Networks - Safe and Flexible Environments for Customer-Managed Services [chapter]

Marcus Brunner, Rolf Stadler
1999 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
We introduce a framework that allows customers to deploy and manage their own active services in a provider domain. The key concept in this framework is the Virtual Active Network (VAN).  ...  We describe how the VAN concept, VAN management, and customer service management is realized on ANET, an active networking testbed.  ...  Customer A and B have two (active) customer premises networks each, and customer C has three. The Virtual Active Networks for customer A and customer B have been set up by the VAN management system.  ... 
doi:10.1007/3-540-48100-1_15 fatcat:veb3arkzpjawldkwbgqb7v3eaa

Green Virtual Enterprise Breeding Environment Reference Framework [chapter]

David Romero, Arturo Molina
2011 IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology  
In this paper, a GVE Breeding Environment Reference Framework is proposed as a common architectural framework offering a clear approach for conceiving sustainable and fully flexible forward and reverse  ...  supply networks, within a breeding environment context, based on a set of five building blocks: targets, main actors, operating principles, lifecycle and supporting technologies, to create and manage  ...  GVE Breeding Environment and Green Virtual Enterprises Technologies GVBEs supporting technologies (as concepts, methods or tools) [see 16 for more]: Brokerage -Set of management activities and supporting  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-23330-2_59 fatcat:qh7mtlxgrrdx5aqiw5iwhtn4fi

Forward - Green Virtual Enterprises and Their Breeding Environments: Sustainable Manufacturing, Logistics and Consumption [chapter]

David Romero, Arturo Molina
2014 IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology  
This paper explores the 'build-to-order supply chain management' paradigm and the customers involvement in sustainable supply chains to support the creation and operation of goal-oriented supply networks  ...  Green Virtual Enterprise Breeding Environments and their Forward-Green Virtual Enterprises, represent a promising paradigm to face the sustainable manufacturing, logistics and consumption challenges towards  ...  supply network [12] for recovering the products sold under the GVBE brand (product stewardship) for service provisioning, product recovering or for safe disposal [8] [9] .  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-662-44745-1_33 fatcat:unpdjyjp2bbzthlfshaxwegb6a

ASMA: An Active Architecture for Dynamic Service Deployment [chapter]

Habib Bakour, Nadia Boukhatem
2004 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
In particular, we present the ASMA (Active Service Management Architecture) platform which we developed to provide an environment allowing flexible service deployment and management.  ...  This article presents an approach for a dynamic service deployment based on the virtual active networks (VAN) concept.  ...  For the provider, the VAN represents the means to partition the network resources and isolate the customers from one another in virtual environments.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-540-30179-0_24 fatcat:wdlsmjzdrjh7jgnhkibq64uinq

Programmable Networks [chapter]

Andrew T. Campbell, Michael E. Kounavis, John B. Vicente
2001 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
For example programmable networks could be based on active network execution environments [42] operating on node operating systems [40] or open signaling network kernels [30] supporting the coexistence  ...  There is growing consensus that network fundamentals are strongly associated with the deployment of new network programming environments, which explicitly recognize service creation, deployment and management  ...  Active extensions provide interfaces for more dynamic network programming using active packets. Active packets can roam and customize the network in a similar way as capsules do.  ... 
doi:10.1007/3-540-44577-3_3 fatcat:jsocfd6ui5fwtboekaaqzaocki

A survey of network virtualization

N.M. Mosharaf Kabir Chowdhury, Raouf Boutaba
2010 Computer Networks  
By introducing a plurality of heterogeneous network architectures cohabiting on a shared physical substrate, network virtualization promotes innovations and diversified applications.  ...  In this paper, we survey the existing technologies and a wide array of past and state-of-the-art projects on network virtualization followed by a discussion of major challenges in this area.  ...  We also thank IRTF (Internet Research Task Force) Network Virtualization Research Group (NVRG) members for informative discussions on the definition of network virtualization and network virtualization  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.comnet.2009.10.017 fatcat:zem7uoxs5jaw7lpzrfq54qsfle

A survey of programmable networks

Andrew T. Campbell, Herman G. De Meer, Michael E. Kounavis, Kazuho Miki, John B. Vicente, Daniel Villela
1999 Computer communication review  
, rapid creation and deployment of new network services and environments for resource partitioning and coexistence of multiple distinct network architectures.  ...  , that explicitly recognize service creation, deployment and management in the network infrastructure.  ...  Active extensions provide interfaces for more dynamic network programming using active packets. Active packets can roam and customize the network in a similar way as capsules do.  ... 
doi:10.1145/505733.505735 fatcat:wsfokgftvnelrlxvurczee2ely

Cloud-Based Virtual Organization Framework for Optimizing Corporate Value Chain

Chinedu Paschal Uchenna
2018 International Journal of Discrete Mathematics  
The problems, challenges, and benefits of a Virtual Value Creation (VVC) environment and subsequent deployment of requisite infrastructure to cater for same, save the process of digitization, in an Information  ...  VO stakeholders could be afforded the opportunity in the resultant integrated model, the "Cloud Virtual Organization (CVO)", to create better, optimal and customized values in terms of flexibility, cost  ...  The framework for cloud-based virtual organization presented in this paper will enable a flexible and dynamic virtual organization management to ensue.  ... 
doi:10.11648/j.dmath.20180301.12 fatcat:jhuuwd4fn5eadgicr4g7pj7ikq

Global Service Control for Multi-media Networks [chapter]

Tanja de Groot, Robert Mathonet, David Stevenson
2000 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
The evolution of the market towards broadband and IP-based services is a major driving factor for network operators towards the integration of their so far separate data and telephony networks.  ...  This paper presents an approach to realize a mode of Global Service Control for telecommunication network operators that provides simplified automated management of services over a heterogeneous, multi-vendor  ...  Furthermore, virtually no TMN standards are available today for the service (SML) and business (BML) management layers.  ... 
doi:10.1007/3-540-40019-2_31 fatcat:3yyi5qkr4ffbtc26qf67lvucme

The new paradigm of virtual enterprises and application of flexible production systems

Alexander Rementsov, Vitaly Lukinov, D. Rudoy, A. Olshevskaya, V. Kankhva
2020 E3S Web of Conferences  
The article describes the use of flexible project management approaches during the formation of virtual enterprises.  ...  The economic content of the concept of "virtual enterprise and flexible production system" is disclosed.  ...  Obviously, for planning, organizing and coordinating the activities of a virtual enterprise, appropriate management approaches are also needed.  ... 
doi:10.1051/e3sconf/202021013024 fatcat:7ev6him5yjaa5coglrftnosftu

Enterprise-Ready Virtual Cloud Pools: Vision, Opportunities and Challenges

T. Wood, K. K. Ramakrishnan, P. Shenoy, J. Van der Merwe
2012 Computer journal  
While cloud computing has a great potential to change how enterprises run and manage their IT systems, a more comprehensive control over network resources and security needs to be provided for such users  ...  However, while existing offerings are useful for providing basic computation and storage resources, they have not provided the transparency, security and network controls that many enterpise customers  ...  of service for a wider body of customers.  ... 
doi:10.1093/comjnl/bxs060 fatcat:2qny3b3m6fbbfm4ntm2ykzdavq

Safety and security of programmable network infrastructures

S. Alexander, W.A. Arbaugh, A.D. Keromytis, J.M. Smith
1998 IEEE Communications Magazine  
Requirements for rapid service creation have stimulated the development of programmable network infrastructures, where end users or service providers can customize the properties of a network infrastructure  ...  We illustrate these ideas with the Secure Active Network Environment (SANE) architecture, which provides a means of controlling access to the functions provided by any programmable infrastructure. directly  ...  , called the Secure Active Network Environment (SANE).  ... 
doi:10.1109/35.722141 fatcat:fbrzzvixtbdq5dfchvdec6w5ni

Study on the Storage Virtualization Technology for Smart Work Service in Mobile Environment

Ssang-Hee Seo, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Kyungnam University, Gyeongnam, CO 51767, Korea, Bong-Hyun Kim
2020 International journal of advanced science and convergence. (Online)  
In addition, it can be used for mobile financial services for safe payment/payment such as electronic payment and internet banking, and prevents corporate information leakage and illegal access by unauthorized  ...  Findings: Therefore, in this paper, we intend to provide a safe Smart work service through research and application of storage virtualization technology.  ...  And the virtualization debate revived with the advent of architectures for network storage, such as Storage Area Network (SAN).  ... 
doi:10.22662/ijasc.2020.2.3.001 fatcat:5sfcrgtadvckhmdieoylqqsswy

Reverse – Green Virtual Enterprises and Their Breeding Environments: Closed-Loop Networks [chapter]

David Romero, Arturo Molina
2013 IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology  
Green Virtual Enterprise Breeding Environments and their Reverse-Green Virtual Enterprises, as dynamic reverse supply networks, represent a promising paradigm to face the reverse logistics and end-of-life  ...  This paper explores different collaborative product recovery business opportunities and strategies for capturing current missed value at the end-of-lifecycle with new activities, relationships and network  ...  Green Virtual Enterprises and their Breeding Environments A Green Virtual Enterprise Breeding Environment (GVBE) is a long-term strategic alliance of green enterprises and their related support institutions  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-40543-3_62 fatcat:spji5oqdxjaxtdcqktydj2f3gm

Management of Information, Communications, and Networking: from the Past to the Future

Shingo ATA, Toshio TONOUCHI
2017 IEICE transactions on communications  
Recently, the spread of network virtualization technologies enable agility, integrity, and resilience to ICT services.  ...  In retrospect, operations and management technologies cover widely from the support of telecommunications operations and remote monitoring for maintaining network equipments, to an integrated network management  ...  Masayoshi Ejiri for his helpful introduction of TM history.  ... 
doi:10.1587/transcom.2016pfi0017 fatcat:v5xfpffvmbfrvdnhrww73aswsi
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