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JOX: An event-driven orchestrator for 5G network slicing

Katsalis, Kostas; Nikaein, Navid; Huang, Anta

NOMS 2018, IEEE/IFIP Network Operations and Management Symposium, 23-27 April 2018, Taipei, Taiwan 

Network slicing is expected to be the main pillar around which virtualization technologies together with SDN control and NFV, will provide on-demand network and cloud infrastructures and facilitate rapid service deployment. In this paper  we present JOX, an event-driven orchestrator for the virtualized network, operating on top of the Juju management system, that inherently supports network slicing. JOX is a python-based generic network slicing orchestrator, with a plugins architecture that is able to support different segments of a modern mobile edge network. We present a concrete prototype implementation of JOX for LTE, with experimental results considering footprint analysis, performance metrics, and implementation experience for slicing and orchestrating of an operational LTE network.

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Titre:JOX: An event-driven orchestrator for 5G network slicing
Mots Clés:Network slicing, orchestration, cloud computing, 4G, 5G, SDN, NFV, RAN
Département:Systèmes de Communication
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Bibtex: @inproceedings{EURECOM+5453, doi = {}, year = {2018}, title = {{JOX}: {A}n event-driven orchestrator for 5{G} network slicing}, author = {{K}atsalis, {K}ostas and {N}ikaein, {N}avid and {H}uang, {A}nta}, booktitle = {{NOMS} 2018, {IEEE}/{IFIP} {N}etwork {O}perations and {M}anagement {S}ymposium, 23-27 {A}pril 2018, {T}aipei, {T}aiwan \&\#13;\&\#10;}, address = {{T}aipei, {TA}{\"{I}}{WAN}, {PROVINCE} {DE} {CHINE}}, month = {04}, url = {} }
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