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Research and Development on Network Virtualization Technologies in Japan: VNode and FLARE Projects

  • Akihiro Nakao
  • Kazuhisa Yamada
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Abstract

The Internet currently operating on TCP/IP network protocols has its origin in ARPANET developed in the late 1960s. Although the Internet started as an experimental platform for studying inter-networking of various network protocols, after its commercialization in 1990, it has improved and been enhanced to fulfill a variety of requirements as a social infrastructure. At present, it is a critical information social infrastructure indispensable to society.

Keywords

Network Virtualization Virtualization Node Software Define Networking Network Processor Link Sliver 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

Notes

Acknowledgements

The research and development achievements described in this chapter were achieved through NICT contract research entitled “Research and Development of Network Virtualization Platform Technologies Supporting New-Generation Network.”

The authors express their deep appreciation to the National Institute of Information and Communications who promoted the research and development of the Next-Generation Network and gave us much support. The authors also sincerely thank the research organizations that contributed to the joint research projects, as well as GENI research community and GENI Project Office (GPO) that continuously encourage us and invite us to present our accomplishments and to grant us opportunities to discuss research directions.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.The University of TokyoTokyoJapan
  2. 2.NTT Network Innovation LabsYokosuka-shiJapan

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