INITIATE Exchange Software Architecture

  • Thin layer for multi-domain network orchestration.

  • GUI and APIs for service composition.

  • NSM manages the service lifecycle.

  • Broker supports the control information exchange.

  • Secured service exchange and deployment using CA.

  • Multi-mode data-path establishment (IDCM/DPB).

  • Plug-n-play ETSI standard based APIs.

N. Uniyal, A. S. Muqaddas, D. Gkounis, A. Bravalheri, S. Moazzeni, F. Sardis, M. Dohler, R. Nejabati, D. Simeonidou,
5GUK Exchange: Towards Sustainable End-to-End Multi-Domain Orchestration of Softwarized 5G Networks, 
Computer Networks, 2020,

2018 Gkounis, N. Uniyal, A. S. Muqaddas, R. Nejabati and D. Simeonidou, "Demonstration of the 5GUK Exchange:
A Lightweight Platform for Dynamic End-to-End Orchestration of Softwarized 5G Networks," 2018 European Conference 
on Optical Communication (ECOC), Rome, 2018,