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FOKUS FUSECO Forum 2014: Virtualization and "Cloudification" of service and network infrastructures is progressing rapidly

News from Nov. 18, 2014

The fifth FOKUS FUSECO Forum was successfully held in Berlin, Germany on November 13-14, 2014. The forum was entitled “Cloud-based ICT Platforms and Virtualized Networks for flexible Ecosystem enablement within Smart Cities”. 230 participants from 31 different countries attended the event.

The FUSECO forum was chaired by Prof. Dr. Thomas Magedanz and proofed again to be a premier international Forum for experts in the field as it was attended by 230 participants from 31 different countries. Through four parallel tutorials, interactive workshops and demonstrations on the new technological advances it was confirmed that based on global Future Internet research activities, the ongoing virtualization and "cloudification" of service and network infrastructures is globally progressing rapidly and that new application domains beyond voice and video communications are emerging majorly based on Machine-to-Machine communications under the banner of Smart Cities and the Internet of Things.

The next FUSECO Forum Asia will be held in Indonesia on May 25th and 26th, 2015.

In spring 2015 FOKUS will announce the exact date for the 6th FUSECO Forum to be held again in Berlin, Germany in autumn 2015.