Paper accepted to IEEE INFOCOM

Posted on November 28th, 2015 by Dr Richard Cziva

We are delighted to annouce that our work on "Synergistic Policy and Virtual Machine Consolidation in Cloud Data Centers" has been accepted to the main program of IEEE International Conference on Communications (INFOCOM) 2016, which will be held in San Francisco, CA, US next April. The authors of the paper are: Dr Lin Cui, Richard Cziva, Dr Fung Po Tso and Dr Dimitrios P Pezaros.

"Resilience means bouncing forward not back"

Posted on November 20th, 2015 by Prof Dimitrios Pezaros

From New Scientist Opinion section, 18 November 2015:

"Resilience is often taken to mean “bouncing back”. That is, of course, fervently to be hoped for when it comes to individuals [...]

But when it comes to essential infrastructure, bouncing back is not enough. At a recent resilience event, the talk was of “bouncing forward” – not just rebuilding the status quo, but future-proofing at the same time. For example, we might formalise the ad hoc use of social media to offer succour."

Read the full article here.

Paper accepted at IEEE/IFIP NOMS

Posted on November 20th, 2015 by Prof Dimitrios Pezaros

Our paper on OTCP: SDN-Managed Congestion Controlfor Data Center Networks has been accepted to the Technical Sessions track of the IEEE/IFIP Network Operations and Management Symposium (NOMS 2016), to be held in Istanbul 25-29 April 2016

Opportunities for funded PhD research at netlab

Posted on November 2nd, 2015 by Prof Dimitrios Pezaros

Interested in doing a PhD in next generation networked systems?

We have recently published some research project topics for you to browse - just click on the title for details

Competitive scholarships are available for UK/EU students (and a very limited number for students from elsewhere). Please contact to discuss further.

GTS Tech+Futures workshop

Posted on October 21st, 2015 by Dr Richard Cziva

Two members of our research laboratory have presented at the 1st GÉANT Testbed Service (GTS) workshop in Copenhagen, Denmark. Simon Jouet has talked about the next steps in programmable data plane, while Richard Cziva talked about the challenges and opportunities of container-based Network Function Virtualization (NFV). We thank the GTS team for inviting us.