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Next generation networks, as well as the Future Internet, need to provide context-sensitive services that adapt to changing user needs, business goals, and environmental conditions. This article presents a novel autonomic management methodology and associated architecture to make the networks and devices that it manages responsive to context-aware business needs. This approach provides a mapping between business needs and network services, and enables changing context to determine which network services and resources are provided at any given moment.
Date of Conference: 14-16 April 2009