Federated Network Architectures
Federating networks means to share resources among multiple independent networks in order to optimise the use of those resources, improve the quality of network-based services, and/or reduce costs. The main challenges relate to management, technological differences, missing standards, cost model and the federation-independent presentation of services.
Focus of research:
Specific aspects being researched include:
The results of the investigation into federation have been documented in the following project reports, papers, poster and video presentation:
European Commission Communications Networks, Content and Technology
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