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IP Over ICN Goes Live

Xylomenos, George and Thomas, Yannis and Vasilakos, Xenofon and Georgiades, Michael and Phinikarides, Alexanders and Doumanis, Ioannis and Porter, Stuart and Trossen, Dirk and Robitzsch, Sebastian and Reed, Martin J and Al-Naday, Mays and Petropoulos, George and Katsaros, Konstantinos and Xezonaki, Maria-Evgenia and Riihijarvi, Janne (2018) IP Over ICN Goes Live. In: 2018 European Conference on Networks and Communications (EuCNC), 2018-06-18 - 2018-06-21, Ljubljana, Slovenia.

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Abstract

Information-centric networking (ICN) has long been advocating for radical changes to the IP-based Internet. However, the upgrade challenges that this entails have hindered ICN adoption. To break this loop, the POINT project proposed a hybrid, IP-over-ICN, architecture: IP networks are preserved at the edge, connected to each other over an ICN core. This exploits the key benefits of ICN, enabling individual network operators to improve the performance of their IP-based services, without changing the rest of the Internet. We provide an overview of POINT and outline how it improves upon IP in terms of performance and resilience. Our focus is on the successful trial of the POINT prototype in a production network, where real users operated actual IP-based applications.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information: Published proceedings: 2018 European Conference on Networks and Communications (EuCNC)
Divisions: Faculty of Science and Health > Computer Science and Electronic Engineering, School of
Depositing User: Elements
Date Deposited: 01 Aug 2019 09:36
Last Modified: 01 Aug 2019 09:36
URI: http://repository.essex.ac.uk/id/eprint/24596

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