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Design of Virtual Infrastructure Manager with Novel VNF Placement Features for Edge Clouds in 5G

  • Ruben Solozabal
  • Bego BlancoEmail author
  • Jose Oscar Fajardo
  • Ianire Taboada
  • Fidel Liberal
  • Elisa Jimeno
  • Javier G. Lloreda
Conference paper
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 744)

Abstract

This paper focuses on multi-tenant 5G networks with virtualization and mobile edge computing capabilities, in the scope of cloud-enabled small cell deployments. In this context, the work here presented deals with the service management and orchestration challenges that arise when handling service mapping on the multi-tenant distributed cloud-enabled radio access network architecture. For that aim, once analysed cloud edge services management and 5G network instantiation in the OpenStack platform, we modify the provided virtual infrastructure manager so as to incorporate virtual network function placement features of the SESAME environment. As main contributions, we adapt the OpenStack application instances to 5G Network Service instantiation, and we include an energy-aware and latency-constrained placement solution.

Keywords

Network Function Virtualization Network Service instantiation OpenStack Cloud-enabled small cells 

Notes

Acknowledgements

The research leading to these results has been supported by the EU funded H2020 5G-PPP projects SESAME (grant agreement no. 671596) and ESSENCE (grant agreement no. 761592) and national Spanish project 5RANVIR (no. TEC2016-80090- C2-2-R).

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ruben Solozabal
    • 1
  • Bego Blanco
    • 1
    Email author
  • Jose Oscar Fajardo
    • 1
  • Ianire Taboada
    • 1
  • Fidel Liberal
    • 1
  • Elisa Jimeno
    • 2
  • Javier G. Lloreda
    • 2
  1. 1.UPV/EHUBilbaoSpain
  2. 2.AtosMadridSpain

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