GN5-1-WP6: Network Development

This work package is mainly oriented towards prototyping and piloting new network services. It undertakes evaluation of new and promising network technology in the areas of network infrastructures and network services innovation. In addition, it is responsible for Network Management and Monitoring services and their evolution (provision of operational services).

  • Enhancements to the existing and/or creation of new services/products/tools through the assessment, validation and implementation of relevant network technologies and services.
  • Building and maintaining consensus in the GÉANT community on a future direction for architectures for orchestrating and automating deployment of network services, and on the necessary monitoring and management platforms to support both the services and their underlying network infrastructure(s).
  • Promoting wider adoption of general service orchestration and automation principles within the NREN community through consensus building discussions, workshops and dissemination activities.
  • Enhancing GÉANT and NREN knowledge transfer through a variety of dissemination activities related to network technologies and services, and network monitoring and management and to build communities of interest around those services and technologies.

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The research leading to these results has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon Europe research and innovation programme under Grant Agreement No. 101100680 (GN5-1). The research also includes results from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under Grant Agreement No. 856726 (GN4-3).

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