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SETM Workshop: keynote speech "Network-Awareness and Virtualization Meets Cloud"

posted Sep 18, 2013, 2:03 AM by Rafal Stankiewicz   [ updated Jul 21, 2014, 7:45 AM by Corinna Schmitt ]
We would like to invite you to participate to participate at keynote speach "Network-Awareness and Virtualization Meets Cloud" by Volker Hilt (Head of Networked Services Research, Alcatel-Lucent Bell Labs, Germany)
The keynote will be given during the SETM Workshop co-located with the CNSM conference in Zurich at 14:30 on Oct 18, 2013. 


Cloud computing has revolutionized the way services are provided over the Internet. Cloud-based services scale up and down seamlessly using the resources needed to meet current demand. While services can easily manage computing resources such as CPU and storage, it is challenging to gain visibility into the network infrastructure and configure network resources for the delivery of a service. This limitation of today's clouds is impacting in particular telecommunication services that are time-sensitive, media-based, mission-critical, or persistent (long-lived).

Network virtualization and network-awareness are key enablers for a new type of cloud that supports a wider range of services at greater efficiency. New research on network-awareness and virtualization is enabling services to quickly respond to changing network conditions and jointly orchestrate network and computing resources. These clouds can use resources more efficiently and deliver highly available services with superior end-to-end performance.


Dr. Volker Hilt is the head of Networked Services Research at Bell Labs/Alcatel-Lucent in Stuttgart, Germany. Dr. Hilt received his master's degree in Information Systems in 1996 and his Ph.D. in Computer Science in 2001 both from the University of Mannheim in Germany. He joined Bell Labs/Alcatel-Lucent in New Jersey, USA in 2002 and moved to Germany in 2012.

His field of research is computer networking where he has made contributions in the area of cloud computing, content distribution, peer-to-peer applications, distributed multimedia systems and the Session Initiation Protocol (SIP). Dr. Hilt is a contributor to the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) and chairs the SIP Overload Control Working Group. He has published over 50 papers and co-authored more than 15 Internet drafts and RFCs.
Corinna Schmitt,
Jul 21, 2014, 7:45 AM