SoftFIRE invites interested parties to take part in the Open Interoperability Test of the Federated Testbed to get to know all  its functionality and capacities. Join us for this exiting event in Berlin on September 30th, 2016! For more details, please contact us at… Read More

SoftFIRE has extended the deadline for its First Open Call for Experimenters until September 20th! Get involved into the latest developments around new SDN and NFV technologies for 5G and be part of this exciting ecosystem!… Read More

SoftFIRE launched its First Open Call for Experimenters interested in SDN and NFV technologies for experimenting with programmability, security, and interoperability aspects on the federated testbed in order to boost the developments of a 5th Generation of Mobile Networks. Experimenters interested in submitting a proposal can choose between two objectives: enhancing the federated testbed development… Read More

User Story: Connecting to a live Cellular Radio System Summary This user story details one experience that the SoftFIRE team have had in develping ETE test capabilities that involve connection of a static Cellular Radio Access Network (RAN) to a virtualised Core Network (CN) to produce soft configured ETE LTE-A test network slice for experimenters to… Read More

Objectives SoftFIRE focuses on NFV/SDN aiming at creating a secure, interoperable and programmable experimental infrastructure within FIRE+. The Project is federating experimental testbeds that will result  in an infrastructure that Third Parties can use to develop new services and applications. The federation is a fundamental step towards the creation of a network experimental infrastructure that… Read More

IEEE Software Defined Networks (IEEE SDN), a cross-society IEEE worldwide programme addressing the main techno-economic aspects concerning SDN and Network Functions Virtualisation (NFV), and EIT Digital, the leading European digital innovation and entrepreneurial education organisation driving Europe’s digital transformation, jointly launched today an international Open Testbed Community (OTC) aimed at stimulating 5G innovation. This breakthrough… Read More