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2013 IEEE 5th International Conference on Cloud Computing Technology and Science (2013)
Bristol, United Kingdom United Kingdom
Dec. 2, 2013 to Dec. 5, 2013
pp: 69-74
ABSTRACT
Cloud computing has enabled elastic and transparent access to infrastructure services without involving IT operating overhead. Virtualization has been a key enabler for cloud computing. While resource virtualization and service abstraction have been widely investigated, networking in cloud remains a difficult puzzle. Even though network has significant role in facilitating hybrid cloud scenarios, it hasn't received much attention in research community until recently. We propose Network as a Service (NaaS), which forms the basis of unifying public and private clouds. In this paper, we identify various challenges in adoption of hybrid cloud. We discuss the design and implementation of a cloud platform with NaaS. We discuss a platform and its implementation for hybrid clouds for providing NaaS along with other compute services, by exploiting the functionality provided by software defined networks. We also provide primary evaluation of our platform.
INDEX TERMS
Cloud computing, Virtualization, Servers, Bandwidth, Monitoring, IP networks
CITATION

D. Kakadia and V. Varma, "Network Virtualization Platform for Hybrid Cloud," 2013 IEEE 5th International Conference on Cloud Computing Technology and Science(CLOUDCOM), Bristol, United Kingdom United Kingdom, 2013, pp. 69-74.
doi:10.1109/CloudCom.2013.106
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