Data Center, Virtualization & Cloud

Overview

Virtualization of resources and services enables on-demand provisioning and geographic mobility of complete applications, networks, data centers, and systems. Prominent features of virtualization include fault tolerance, scalability, and reduced cost.

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Description:

Topics include, but are not limited to:

Security

  • Information protection.
  • Control function integrity.
  • Penetration defenses.
  • Rights policies and their secure implementation

RFP-2008-047: Predicting Security Vulnerabilities in Software Components

Management

  • Accounting, different types of billing mechanisms, statistical, micro, etc.
  • Provisioning and configuration
  • Metrics
  • Monitoring

RFP-2007-038: Service Infrastructure (open call)

Virtualization

  • Moving virtual devices such as routers, firewalls
  • Virtual service platforms
  • Hot mobility – moving devices while they are online

RFP-2010-062: IP Based Wired/Wireless Sensor/Actuator Networks

Medical

  • Virtual healthcare.
  • Effectiveness studies.
  • Unified and secure/private records.