Link to project website: 5GEx Project
Horizon 2020 – Call:
Type of action:
5GEx: 5G Exchange
The goal of the 5G Exchange (5GEx) project is to enable cross-domain orchestration of services over multiple administrations or over multi-domain single administrations. This will allow end-to-end network and service elements to mix in multi-vendor, heterogeneous technology and resource environments. Market fragmentation has resulted in a multitude of network operators each focused on different countries and regions. This makes it difficult to create infrastructure services spanning multiple countries, such as virtual connectivity or compute resources, as no single operator has a footprint everywhere.
5GEx aims to enable collaboration between operators, regarding 5G infrastructure services, with the view to introducing unification via NFV/SDN compatible multi-domain orchestration by producing:
Such 5G infrastructure services will provide a crucial role in making 5G happen as they provide the foundation of all cloud and networking services. 5GEx aims to enable, through operator collaboration, a unified European infrastructure service market integrating multiple operators and technologies, where service provisioning is fast and automated and which results in stronger economy via economies of scale.
|ERICSSON MAGYARORSZAG KOMMUNIKACIOS RENDSZEREK K.F.T.
|ATOS SPAIN SA
|ATHENS UNIVERSITY OF ECONOMICS AND BUSINESS – RESEARCH CENTER
|BISDN GMBH – BERLIN INSTITUTE FOR SOFTWARE DEFINED NETWORKS
|BUDAPESTI MUSZAKI ES GAZDASAGTUDOMANYI EGYETEM
|DEUTSCHE TELEKOM AG
|HEWLETT PACKARD ITALIANA SRL
|HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES DÜSSELDORF GMBH
|KUNGLIGA TEKNISKA HOEGSKOLAN
|REDZINC SERVICES LIMITED
|TELECOM ITALIA SPA
|TELEFONICA INVESTIGACION Y DESARROLLO SA
|UNIVERSIDAD CARLOS III DE MADRID
|UNIVERSITY COLLEGE LONDON