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CDN 2015 : Deadline Extended (April 30) Cloud-Service DataCenter Networks (CDN '15)‏


When Aug 17, 2015 - Aug 20, 2015
Where Belfort, France
Submission Deadline Apr 3, 2015
Notification Due May 25, 2015
Final Version Due Jun 25, 2015
Categories    computer networks   cloud computing   virtualized networks   data center

Call For Papers

Dear Colleagues,

We are pleased to invite you to participate in the International Workshop on Cloud-Service DataCenter Networks (CDN 2015)
That is going to be held in conjunction with the 10th International Conference on Future Networks and Communications (FNC 2015)
in Belfort, France, August 17-20, 2015.

Important Dates:
Submission Deadline: April 30, 2015 (Extended)
Authors Notification: May 25, 2015
Camera-ready for Accepted Papers: June 25, 2015


Today’s Data-Center Networks (DCNs) employ expensive high-level networking equipments
in associated structures thatwere not originally designed to meet the increasing requirements
of the current large-scale DCNs' services. Limitations that vary between reliability, resource
utilization, and high costs are challenging. The era of Cloud Computing represents a promise
to overcome the aforementioned challenge, and provide for scalable services.

The computing platforms of such Cloud-Service DCNs consist of large number of commodity servers that, with
a theme of virtualization on top, can meet the reliability and performance of the expensive
high-level servers at only a fraction of the price.

Recently, the research in virtual DCNs started to evolve rapidly. Being virtual networks,
this opened the path for the concept of network migration. Indeed, virtual DCNs
can migrate from one physical location to another for many reasons starting
from power requirements to resource availability. Now, when considering the
idea of migration, many factors need to be taken into account in order to find
the appropriate place that satisfies the requirements of the migrating network
while not affecting the hosting ones.

Topics of interest include but are not limited to

- Cloud-service data-center networks.
- Theoretical analysis for data-center networks.
- Physical data-center network migration.
- Virtual Data-center networks.
- Migrating cloud-service data-center network.
- Optimal data-center networks' architecture.
- Intra and Inter network traffic engineering in data-center networks.
- Software Defined Networks and virtual networking devices.
- Analysis of the cloud network systems.
- Addressing and load-balancing in cloud-service data-center networks.


All papers accepted for workshops will be included in the FNC-2015 proceedings, which will be published by Elsevier
Science in the open-access Procedia Computer Science series. The authors must follow Elsevier guidelines given in
FNC-2015 website. The number of pages for the workshop papers is limited to 6 pages.

Procedia Computer Sciences is hosted on and on Elsevier content platform ScienceDirect (,
and it will be freely available worldwide. All papers in Procedia will be indexed by Scopus ( and by Thomson Reuters'
Conference Proceeding Citation Index.


Workshop Chairs

Al-Sakib Khan Pathan, International Islamic University Malaysia, Malaysia
Zahoor Khan, Dalhouise University, Canada

Workshop Organizers

Ahmad Nahar Quttoum, The Hashemite University, Jordan
AbidAlRahman Mohammad, Dalhousie University, Canada

Technical Program Committee

AbdAllah Jarray, University of Ottawa, Canada
AbdAlRahman Al Tahhan, Sunderland University, UK
AbdAlMalik Al Refai, EastNets, Jordan
Ahmad Abu Ashour, Ecole de Technologie Superieure, Canada
Awni Itradat, The Hashemite University, Jordan
Con Tran, Ecole Polytechnique de Montreal, Canada
Firas Omar, Zarqa University, Jordan
Jean-Marc Robert, University of Quebec, Canada

Khaled AlMakhadmeh, The Hashemite University, Jordan
Khalil Yousef, The Hashemite University, Jordan
Mohammad Othman, OpesCode, UK
Osamah Badarneh, Tabuk University, KSA
Rebeca Estrada, ESPOL, Ecuador


Ahmad Nahar Quttoum, Ph.D.
Chair of Computer Engineering Department
Faculty of Engineering
The Hashemite University, Jordan
E3052, P.O.Box 150459, Zarqa, Jordan
T: +962-53903333. Ext: 4813, 4859

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