Archive for May 2014

Photonics in Switching (PS) 2014

G. Zervas, B. Rofoee, Y. Yan, D. Simeonidou, “Network Function Programmability and Software-Defined Synthetic Optical Networks for Data Centres and Future Internet”, to be presented at Photonics in Switching (PS) 2014, San Diego, CA (US), July 13-17, 2014 (INVITED).

ONDM 2014

R. Nejabati, S. Peng, M. Channegowda, D. Simeonidou, “SDN an Enabler for Multi-Dimensional and Multi-Tenant Optical Networks, in Proceedings of 8th International Conference on Optical Network Design and Modeling (ONDM 2014), Stockholm, Sweden, May 19-22, 2014 (INVITED).

LIGHTNESS-COSIGN projects joint Workshop

LIGHTNESS parners participated to the Workshop on “Creating European Vision for Future Optical Data Centre Evolution”, organised jointly by LIGHTNESS and COSIGN FP7 projects. The Workshop has been held at UPC premises on May 14th, 2014.
Workshop program:

  • LIGHTNESS overview – George Zervas (University of Bristol)
  • COSIGN overview – Lars Dittman (DTU)
  • LIGHTNESS software architecture – Giacomo Bernini (Nextworks)
  • COSIGN software architecture – Katherine Barabash (IBM)

Demo @ EuCNC’2014

LIGHTNESS partners will perform a demonstration of “SDN-enabled all-optical and programmable Data Centre Network for low latency server-to-server connectivity”, in the demo session of EuCNC 2014 conference, Bologna, Italy, June 23-26, 2014.


S. Peng, D. Simeonidou, G. Zervas, S. Spadaro, J. Perelló, F. Agraz, D. Careglio, H. Dorren, W. Miao, N. Calabretta, G. Bernini, N. Ciulli, J. C. Sancho, S. Iordache, Y. Becerra, M. Farrera, M. Biancani, A. Predieri, R. Proietti, Z. Cao, L. Liu, S. J. B. Yoo, “A Novel SDN enabled Hybrid Optical Packet/Circuit Switched Data Centre Network: the LIGHTNESS approach”, to be presented in EuCNC 2014 conference, Bologna, Italy, June 23-26, 2014.