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Selected Highlights
European telecommunica-
tion testbeds - Visions and
initiatives

 
Panlab - How to deliver an  infra-structure for a
testbed federation

 
Opportunities of testbed federation Interview with
Dr. Udo Bub

 
Federating test-
beds for experi-mentally driven research - The OneLab2 project

 
The FEDERICA project -
A federated infrastructure for Future Internet research

 


Eurescom mess@ge 2/2008

European telecommunication testbeds
 

Testbeds are becoming key to research and development of innovative networks, applications and services in telecommunications.

This issue of Eurescom mess@ge presents selected views of European experts on challenges, requirements, and opportunities of European telecommunication testbeds.

European telecommunication testbeds -
Visions and initiatives

The growing complexity of telecoms networks and the increasing need to take socio-economic aspects into account have led to intensive collaborative testbed efforts in Europe. Eurescom mess@ge editor-in-chief Milon Gupta provides an overview on European activities in the testbed area.

Panlab - How to deliver an infrastructure
for a testbed federation

In the European Union there is a strong push for the interconnection of independent testbeds and laboratories. A general framework for such an interconnection has been defined by the recently finalised FP6 research project Panlab. Read the report by Panlab coordinator Anastasius Gavras.

Opportunities of testbed federation -
Interview with Dr. Udo Bub

Eurescom mess@ge editor-in-chief Milon Gupta asked Dr. Udo Bub from Deutsche Telekom Laboratories, how testbed federation is seen and done at a large network operator and service provider.

Federating testbeds for experimentally driven research - The OneLab2 project
The Onelab2 project aims to develop and operate an open, general-purpose, and sustainable large-scale shared experimental facility. Read the report by OneLab2 project coordinator Serge Fdida.

The FEDERICA project - A federated infrastructure
for Future Internet research

FEDERICA is an EU-funded project under Framework Programme 7 (FP7) which aims to create a scalable, Europe-wide technology-agnostic infrastructure in order to support research experiments on new Internet architectures and protocols. Read the report by Mauro Campanella.


 

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Earlier issues

1/2008
Future Internet

3/2007
Interactive media

2/2007
The future of internet governance

1/2007
ICT and healthcare

3/2006
Wireless Sensor Networks

2/2006
Mobile TV

1/2006
Open Source in telecommunication

3/2005
Convergence in ICT

2/2005
Privacy and trust in pervasive communications

1/2005
Ad-hoc networks

4/2004
Usability of end-user devices

3/2004
Critical infrastructures

2/2004
The socio-economic dimension of telecoms

1/2004
Personalisation of telecom services

4/2003
The evolution of broadband services

3/2003
Entertainment opportunities for telcos

2/2003
XML Web Services between hype and hope

1/2003
Building the smart home

4/2002
User-focused
service development

3/2002
The future of standardisation

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IN FOCUS

NESSI The European Technology Platform on Software and Services
NESSI is the Technology Platform aiming to provide a unified view for European research in service architectures and software infrastructures that will define technologies, strategies and deployment policies fostering new, open, industrial solutions and societal applications that enhance the safety, security and well-being of citizens. Read the report by Dario Avallone, Chairman of NESSI’s Steering Committee.


PROJECT REPORTS

Business opportunities in the area of e-health -
Results from Eurescom Study P1753

Telcos need to identify their appropriate roles and impact in the area of e-health services, if they want to increase their share in this market. Eurescom Study P1753 'Understanding e-health and its promises for telcos' addressed this challenge and performed a business model analysis for describing the telcos’ approach towards selected e-health segments. Read the report by the study leader Olafur Ingthorsson from Iceland Telecom.


EUROPEAN ISSUES

The Future Internet Activities in Europe
after the Bled conference

The Future Internet conference in Bled, Slovenia, from 31 March to 2 April 2008 was the starting signal for Europe’s renewed efforts towards the definition of the Future Internet. Eurescom mess@ge editor-in-chief Milon Gupta  reviews the outcome of Bled and the next steps in Europe’s Future Internet endeavours.


A BIT BEYOND

The spy in your bed -
How the Internet affects married couples

Many people fear that they are defenceless subjects to the avid snooping efforts by Big Brother, meaning that their privacy is undermined by government and big service providers. However, the most dangerous threat to your privacy could be much closer – it might be your spouse.


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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