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ALIEN is co-organizing EWSDN 2014

ALIEN is co-organizing European Workshop on Software Defined Networking (EWSDN 2014) together with the FP7 project UNIFY. The workshop will be held in Budapest, Hungary between September 1st and September 3rd, 2014.

Call for Demos and Posters for EWSDN 2014 is open with a deadline on 5 July.

For...Read More »

ALIEN on the Terena Networking Conference 2014

During TNC2014 Conference in Dublin (19-22.05.2014) ALIEN will present Hardware Abstraction Layer for non-OpenFlow capable devices. Session Advanced networking is planned on Thuesday 20 May at 2 p.m.

“This presentation shows a way forward for adding SDN-based control on network devices that are not compatible with OpenFlow...Read More »

ALIEN on the FIRE booth during FIA2014 in Athens

Three ALIEN demonstations are planned on the FIRE booth during Future Internet Assembly in Athens (18-20.03.2014) to show main project achievements thus far:

Demo 1 – Video on Demand in OpenFlow networks.

It demonstrates the first successful deployment of the ALIEN’s Hardware Abstraction Layer (HAL) for EZchip NP-3 and Intel platforms...Read More »

The 3rd ALIEN project meeting


The 3rd ALIEN project meeting took place on 3-5 February at the University of the Basque Country in Bilbao, Spain.

The meeting was primarily devoted to WP1, WP6 and WP5, with some additional discussion on FIA Athens 2014 ALIEN presence and the ALIEN Workshop at EWSDN 2014. The project amendment...Read More »

NetFPGA Spring Camp 2013, 20-24 May 2013, Poznań (Poland)

Build an Internet router and learn about clean-slate switches in a 5-day spring school will be held at Poznan University of Technology in Poznań, Poland.

This event will be like previous summer-school events but, excitingly, will be the first NetFPGA event to exclusively use the new...Read More »

ALIEN 2nd Face-to-Face Meeting, 26-27 March 2013, Berlin (Germany)

The 2nd Face-to-Face meeting took place on 26-27 March 2013 in Berlin Institute of Technology (TU Berlin) premises and was hosted by EICT. The meeting’s purpose was to make agreement on some architecture assumptions, work organization and next steps  to be done. All work packages have presented the current work...Read More »

Network Processors Workshop, 27-28 March 2013, Berlin (Germany)


ALIEN consortium is organizing the Network Processors Workshop that will be held on 27th- 28th March 2013 in EICT premises (Berlin, Germany).

Workshop goals

  • present an overview of network processors available on the market
  • present and discuss an architecture, programming model and development tools of EZchip...Read More »

FIRE Engineering Workshop, 6-7 November 2012, Ghent (Belgium)

FIRE (Future Internet Research and Experimentation) initiative is approaching experimentation from two angles: the “FIRE facilities”, i.e. test beds or groups of test beds that offer services to experimenters for advanced Future Internet related experimentations; and “FIRE research projects”, which investigate new concepts and issues in relation with...Read More »

European Workshop on SDN (EWSDN), 25-26 October, Darmstadt (Germany)

Software defined networking (SDN) is emerging as a promising architectural solution to support and foster innovation in telecommunication networks. Several switch and router vendors are “opening” their hardware, offering APIs to allow for “software defined” control of the networking operations. The vitality of the SDN approach is...Read More »

ALIEN kick-off Meeting, 4-5 October 2012, Poznan (Poland)

First general project meeting took place on 4-5 October in Poznan Supercomputing and Networking Centre premises in Poznan, Poland.
The meeting’s purpose was to initiate the work of all partners by letting them meet personally, get to know each other and organize cooperation schemes. All work packages were...Read More »