Federation in dynamic environments: Can Blockchain be the solution?

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dc.contributor.author Antevski, Kiril
dc.contributor.author Bernardos Cano, Carlos Jesús
dc.date.accessioned 2022-02-24T11:08:22Z
dc.date.available 2022-02-24T11:08:22Z
dc.date.issued 2022-02-24
dc.identifier.bibliographicCitation Antevski, K.; Bernardos, C. J. Federation in dynamic environments: can blockchain be the solution?. In: IEEE Communications Magazine, 60(2), Feb. 2022, Pp. 32-38
dc.identifier.issn 0163-6804
dc.identifier.issn 1558-1896 (online)
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10016/34232
dc.description.abstract Deploying multi-domain network services is be-coming a need for operators. However, achieving that in a real operational environment is not easy and requires the use of federation. Federation is a multi-domain concept that enables the use and orchestration of network services/resources to/from external administrative domains. In this article, we first characterize the federation concept, and involved procedures, to then dive into the challenges that emerge when federation is performed in dynamic environments. To tackle these challenges, we propose the application of Blockchain technology, identifying some associated high-level benefits. Last, we validate our proposed approach by conducting a small experimental scenario using Tendermint, an application-based Blockchain.
dc.description.sponsorship This work has been partially supported by EC H2020 5GPPP 5Growth project (Grant 856709).
dc.format.extent 7
dc.language.iso eng
dc.rights © 2022 IEEE.
dc.subject.other Blockchains
dc.subject.other Telecommunication network management
dc.subject.other Federated identity
dc.title Federation in dynamic environments: Can Blockchain be the solution?
dc.type article
dc.subject.eciencia Telecomunicaciones
dc.identifier.doi https://doi.org/10.1109/MCOM.001.2100585
dc.rights.accessRights openAccess
dc.relation.projectID info:eu-repo/grantAgreement/EC/856709
dc.type.version AcceptedVersion
dc.identifier.publicationfirstpage 1
dc.identifier.publicationfirstpage 32
dc.identifier.publicationissue 2
dc.identifier.publicationlastpage 7
dc.identifier.publicationlastpage 38
dc.identifier.publicationtitle IEEE Communications Magazine
dc.identifier.publicationvolume 60
dc.identifier.uxxi AR/0000030277
dc.contributor.funder European Commission
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