The global store server — a multimedia teleservice component

  • Christof Blum
  • Luc Neumann
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 882)


The Global Store Server is part of the Multimedia Mail architecture which is currently being realized within the BERKOM Project Multimedia Teleservices, funded by the German Telekom and managed by DeTeBerkom.

This paper focuses on the various motivations behind the usage of and design criteria for the development of a Global Store Server. A comparison to other multimedia mail activities coping with bulky messages is made.

The paper illustrates the service interface and the internal architecture of the Global Store Server, including system administration, security management, and accounting. Furthermore, it focuses on specific design goals related to its use in a more generalized teleservice approach, including OSI management concepts.

Key words

Multimedia Global Store Teleservices Communications Electronic Mail 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Christof Blum
    • 1
  • Luc Neumann
    • 1
  1. 1.Fraunhofer Institute for Computer Graphics (IGD)DarmstadtGermany

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