Skip to Main Content
The growing demand for network and IT resources by distributed future Internet applications has lead to excessive power consumption. Energy consumption in the future Internet has become a significant consideration in determining the long-term sustainability of the Internet in terms of energy cost but also from environmental perspective. This issue can be address by proposing new energy efficient Infrastructures. However, this process can be costly and time consuming. In this paper, we focus on energy efficient provisioning strategies for IT resources interconnected via the optical wavelength-division multiplexing (WDM) networks. We propose and present an energy-aware service oriented framework that implements an energy-efficient resource orchestration scheme. This scheme jointly considers optical network and IT energy-related parameters to minimize the total operational power in networked-IT environments.
Date of Conference: 26-30 June 2011