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Cache as a service: leveraging SDN to efficiently and transparently support Video-on-Demand on the last mile

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Cache as a service : leveraging SDN to efficiently and transparently support Video-on-Demand on the last mile. / Georgopoulos, Panagiotis; Broadbent, Matthew; Plattner, Bernhard; Race, Nicholas.

23rd International Conference on Computer Communications and Networks (ICCCN 2014). IEEE, 2014. p. 1-9.

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Georgopoulos, P, Broadbent, M, Plattner, B & Race, N 2014, Cache as a service: leveraging SDN to efficiently and transparently support Video-on-Demand on the last mile. in 23rd International Conference on Computer Communications and Networks (ICCCN 2014). IEEE, pp. 1-9, 23rd International Conference on Computer Communications and Networks (ICCCN 2014), Shanghai, China, 4/08/14. https://doi.org/10.1109/ICCCN.2014.6911775

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Georgopoulos, P., Broadbent, M., Plattner, B., & Race, N. (2014). Cache as a service: leveraging SDN to efficiently and transparently support Video-on-Demand on the last mile. In 23rd International Conference on Computer Communications and Networks (ICCCN 2014) (pp. 1-9). IEEE. https://doi.org/10.1109/ICCCN.2014.6911775

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Georgopoulos P, Broadbent M, Plattner B, Race N. Cache as a service: leveraging SDN to efficiently and transparently support Video-on-Demand on the last mile. In 23rd International Conference on Computer Communications and Networks (ICCCN 2014). IEEE. 2014. p. 1-9 https://doi.org/10.1109/ICCCN.2014.6911775

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Georgopoulos, Panagiotis ; Broadbent, Matthew ; Plattner, Bernhard ; Race, Nicholas. / Cache as a service : leveraging SDN to efficiently and transparently support Video-on-Demand on the last mile. 23rd International Conference on Computer Communications and Networks (ICCCN 2014). IEEE, 2014. pp. 1-9

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title = "Cache as a service: leveraging SDN to efficiently and transparently support Video-on-Demand on the last mile",
abstract = "High quality online video streaming, both live and on-demand, has become an essential part of consumers’ every-day lives. The popularity of video streaming as placed a heavy burden on the network infrastructure that now has to transfer an enormous amount of data very quickly to the end-user. To further exacerbate the situation, the Video-on-Demand (VoD) distribution paradigm uses a unicast independent flow for each user request. This results in multiple duplicate flows carrying the same video assets many times end-to-end. We present OpenCache: a highly configurable, efficient and transparent in-network caching service that aims to improve the VoD distribution efficiency by caching video assets as close to the end-user as possible. OpenCache leverages Software Defined Networking to benefit last mile environments by improving network utilisation and increasing the Quality of Experience for the end-user. Our evaluation on a pan-European OpenFlow testbed uses adaptive video streaming and demonstrates that with the use of OpenCache, the external link utilisation is reduced by 100{\%}. Furthermore the streaming application receives better quality video and observes higher throughput, lower latency and shorter start up and buffering times.",
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