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The Challenges and Approaches to AI-driven Zero-touch operations, Security and Trust in 5G.

A recent news piece from 5GZORRO presents the AI-driven Zero-touch Operations, Security and Trust in Multi-operator 5G networks, addressing the challenges by 5G ZORRO Arch, and how these should be approached.  The challenges are as follows: Sharing heterogeneous types of resources across multiple operators andinfrastructure / resource providers for truly pervasive 5G. Effective coexistence of…

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The Designs of Architecture of DLT, Zero Touch Service Management and Platform Modules on the 5GZORRO project.

The latest deliverables from 5GZORRO have recently been published. The design of the evolved 5G service layer solutions is the first deliverable specifying the architecture of data driven solutions for DLT for use in the 5GZORRO project. In particular, this applies to the key interactions of their constituent modules to implement the Zero-Touch SLA Smart…

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The Learning of Centralised and Federated approaches for Predictive VNF Autoscaling in 5G networks

Recent paper – ‘Centralized and Federated Learning for Predictive VNF Autoscaling in Multi-domain 5G Networks and Beyond,’ describes how two technologies in ‘Network Function Virtualisation (NFV) and Multi-access Edge Computing (MEC) are expected to play a vital role in 5g and beyond networks. Particularly in multi-domain scenarios, the additional challenge of isolation and data privacy…

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The Enablement of Decentralised Trust for Multi-party Interactions and SLA Management

A recent article from 5GZorro – ‘Smart Contracts for Ubiquitous Computing/Connectivity’ discusses the enabling of decentralised trust for multi-party interactions and SLA management in trading of computing resources across edge and core parts of the network.  As the use of Smart Contracts becomes more commonplace as a quick and efficient alternative to traditional contracts, it…

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5gZORRO Kick Off Event

5GZORRO aims to build and deploy a zero-touch modular Trusted Execution Environment for the facilitation of commercial sharing of 5G spectrum and related network resources between and amongst untrusted 3rdparty enterprises. This week the Bartr team attended the 5GZORRO – https://5g-ppp.eu/5gzorro/ – consortium partner kick-off meeting at the i2cat – www.i2cat.cat – offices in Barcelona,…

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Bartr Group confirmed as DLT lead in successful bid consortium for Horizon 2020

A consortium of 13 telecom and technology industry organisations, including Bartr Group, Telefonica and IBM, have been confirmed as the successful project bid group to deliver 5GZORRO –  Zero-tOuch secuRity and tRust for ubiquitous cOmputing – and connectivity in 5G networks. Bartr Group will provide Distributed Ledger Technology (“DLT”) expertise as the technology lead in…

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Bartr Group attends ITW

The Euromoney Institutional Investor plc’s International Telecom Week (“ITW”) was for the first time held in July 2019 in Atlanta, Georgia, after many years of being held in May in Chicago, Illinois. The Bartr Connect team met with hundreds of technology and interconnect partners as Bartr Group continues to expand its global partnerships and transmission…

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Bartr Group hires COO and Head of Trading

Bartr Group continues to expand the in-house talent pool across its operating subsidiaries with the appointment of James Mackenzie as Head of Trading and COO of Bartr Connect, the global wholesale telecoms routing consultancy and operational specialist and sister company of Bartr Technologies. James is a 20 year veteran of the global telecoms sector, specialising…

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Bartr Group signs MoU with i2cat.cat team

i2cat and Bartr Group have signed a Memorandum of Understand (“MoU”) for co-operation on the medium and long-term commercialisation of R&D product applied to global networked environments, with a focus on the telecommunications sector. i2CAT Foundation is a non-profit research and innovation centre that promotes mission oriented R&D activities on advanced Internet architectures, applications and…

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Internetworking needs quality interconnects; and many small ones, not just a few large ones

Internetworking needs quality interconnects; and many small ones, not just a few large ones. Internet is short for internetworking. Internetworking requires interconnection, an exchange of traffic and value. The way telecoms and computer networks exchange traffic has not changed in more than 25 years, yet the amount and types of traffic has exploded. The inherent…

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Bartr Group releases “Declaration of Intent”

Bartr Group released a document detailing the team’s vision for bringing standardization, transparency and efficiency to global connectivity markets. The document, entitled Bartr Group Declaration of Intent, outlines the need for a paradigm shift in global network operations management and the roadmap towards the financialization and democratization of global telecommunications markets, and beyond. 

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