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NaaS: Network-as-a-Service in the Cloud

Costa, Paolo, Migliavacca, Matteo, Pietzuch, Peter, Wolf, Alexander L. (2012) NaaS: Network-as-a-Service in the Cloud. In: Proceedings of the 2nd USENIX Workshop on Hot Topics in Management of Internet, Cloud, and Enterprise Network Services. . USENIX (Access to this publication is currently restricted. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided)


Cloud computing realises the vision of utility computing.

computational resources according to a pay-per-use model

Tenants, however, have only limited visibility and control

must resort to inefficient overlay networks.

a-Service (NaaS), a framework that integrates current

access to the network infrastructure. Using NaaS, tenants

Further, by modifying the content of packets onpath,

services, such as in-network data aggregation, redundancy

We discuss applications that can benefit from NaaS,

a possible implementation and programming model that

study suggests that, even with limited processing

application throughput and reduce network traffic.

Item Type: Conference or workshop item (Paper)
Projects: [UNSPECIFIED] DISSP: Dependable Internet-Scale Stream Processing
Additional information: The views expressed are solely those of the authors and not of the supporting organisations
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics (inc Computing science) > QA 76 Software, computer programming,
Divisions: Faculties > Sciences > School of Computing > Data Science
Depositing User: Matteo Migliavacca
Date Deposited: 23 Oct 2012 21:51 UTC
Last Modified: 24 Jan 2020 04:04 UTC
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