While dynamic and multi-domain provisioning of network resources has been a long-standing research area, the rise of Cloud Computing now imposes even more challenging requirements.
Very often, organisations do not have the capability to manage their network infrastructures, whether to build new ones, or to have tools to manage their part of the network as it has remained under the control of the infrastructure providers. These organisations need a solution that offers them an Infrastructure as a Service with the capability to configure or deploy their own services on top.
Users should have the capability to manage any part of the infrastructure they receive or to deploy any type of application on top.
In order for operators to be able to deploy and operate innovative NaaS offerings, an appropriate toolset has been created.
The OpenNaaS software can be downloaded here: