AI for NFV: Vodafone and Sant'Anna revolutionize data center operations with Artificial Intelligence

Vodafone and Sant’Anna School TeCIP Istitute (Communication, Information and Perception Technologies) work on the design and development of modern data centers driven by Artificial Intelligence. Artificial Intelligence (AI) is transforming data centers and enabling the transition from manually managed networks to fully autonomic and self-organized networks. The paradigm shift towards Network Function Virtualization (NFV) will allow more flexibility and provide the option to automate a wide range of management tasks. The “AI for NFV” project is developing a self-organized network management framework through virtualized networks to support 5G technologies and reduce operational expenditures.
The project is supervised by Professor Tommaso Cucinotta of the TeCIP Real-Time Systems Laboratory (RETIS) and Antonino Artale, project manager of the Vodafone Network Virtual Infrastructure Design. Their self-organized network management framework will detect malfunctions in NFV applications through sensors that extract metrics from the network infrastructure with the help of learning dataset.
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