Speaking at the NFV World Congress

Posted on April 13th, 2016 by Dr Richard Cziva

Richard Cziva will be presenting at the Layer123 NFV World Congress in San Jose, California, United States on the 19th of April (Tuesday) at the NFV-Tec session. The title of the talk will be: "Ubiquitous, lightweight NFV in the age of Internet of Things". Say hello if you are around!

Meet us at NSDI'16

Posted on February 16th, 2016 by Dr Richard Cziva

Simon Jouet from our lab is going to present two recent works on the following topics at NSDI'16 next month (during the poster session):

  • Programmable Dataplane for Next Generation Networks (Simon Jouet, Richard Cziva, Dimitrios Pezaros)
  • Energy-Efficient Packet Classification for Network Function Virtualization (Richard Cziva, Simon Jouet, Dimitrios Pezaros)

See you there!

Journal article accepted to IEEE Transactions

Posted on January 19th, 2016 by Dr Richard Cziva

We are delighted to announce that our work on "SDN-based Virtual Machine Management for Cloud Data Centers" has been accepted for publication in IEEE Transactions on Network and Service Management.

IEEE Transactions on Network and Service Management (IEEE TNSM) is a journal for timely publication of archival research on the management of networks, systems, services and applications, as well as on issues in communications software, service engineering, policies and business processes for network and service management.

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 Dr 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.