12 NOV

PhD Thesis Defence: On the resource abstraction, partitioning and composition for virtual GMPLS-controlled multi-layer optical networks

Ricard Vilalta will defend his PhD Thesis on December 3rd. Here is the PhD Thesis abstract: Virtual optical networking supports the dynamic provisioning of dedicated networks over the same network infrastructure, which has received a lot of attention by network providers. The stringent network requirements (e.g., Quality of Service -QoS-, Service Level Agreement -SLA-, dynamicity) [...]

31 OCT

ICIN 2013 Best Paper Awarded

Four researchers at CTTC, have been awarded with the ICIN 2013 Best Paper for their work on Manifiesto of Edge ICT Fabric. Ricard Vilalta, Raül Muñoz, Ramon Casellas and Ricardo Martínez, researchers at CTTC, have been awarded with the ICIN 2013 Best Paper for their work on Manifiesto of Edge ICT Fabric. The paper presents the following: Technology advances are [...]

23 OCT


The leaflet of the STRAUSS project has been released. It includes an overview of the main objectives, technical approach, key issues and expected impact. The PDF version is available at: STRAUSS Leaflet

03 SEP

3rd COMBO plenary meeting October 14-17 at CTTC premises

The 3rd plenary meeting of COMBO project will be hosted by CTTC on October 14th and 17th, 2013. COMBO is an EU FP7 ICT integrated project, undertaken by 17 partners over a period of three years, starting January 1st, 2013, with over 11 million Euros in funding, of which over 7 million Euros are funded [...]

18 JUL

STRAUSS Kick-off meeting 22nd and 23rd July at CTTC premises

The kick-off meeting of the STRAUSS project will be held in Europe, at CTTC premises on July 22nd and 23rd, 2013. The research center Centre Tecnològic de Telecomunicacions de Catalunya (CTTC) coordinates the research project STRAUSS co financed by the European Union (1.5 million €) and Japan (3 million €). STRAUSS has the objective of [...]

02 JUL

ICT EU-Japan Project Launching Event, Tokyo, July 2nd, 2013

The EC and the Japanese authorities (MIC and NICT) have organized an event to launch the six joint projects that were selected through the EU-Japan coordinated call. This event will acknowledge the start of the ICT research projects as the first case for EC and Japan, and the continuous cooperation among EC, MIC and NICT [...]

04 JUN

ONS will present 7 papers at ECOC 2013

The following papers have been accepted for presentation at ECOC 2013: R. Vilalta, R. Muñoz, R. Casellas, R. Martínez, Data Center Interconnection Orchestration with Virtual GMPLS-controlled MPLS-TP Networks over a Shared Wavelength Switched Optical Network, in Proc. of 39th European Conference and Exhibition on Optical Communication (ECOC 2013), September 22-26 2013, London, U.K. R. Muñoz, [...]