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Scientific Programming
Volume 2016 (2016), Article ID 9315672, 6 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/9315672
Research Article

A User-Customized Virtual Network Platform for NaaS Cloud

1School of Information Science and Engineering, Central South University, Changsha 401083, China
2Department of Computer Science, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA 30302-4110, USA

Received 25 February 2016; Accepted 18 May 2016

Academic Editor: Ligang He

Copyright © 2016 Lei Xiao et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Abstract

Now all kinds of public cloud providers take computing and storage resources as the user’s main demand, making it difficult for users to deploy complex network in the public cloud. This paper proposes a virtual cloud platform with network as the core demand of the user, which can provide the user with the capacity of free network architecture as well as all kinds of virtual resources. The network is isolated by port groups of the virtual distributed switch and the data forwarding and access control between different network segments are implemented by virtual machines loading a soft-routing system. This paper also studies the management interface of network architecture and the uniform way to connect the remote desktop of virtual resources on the web, hoping to provide some new ideas for the Network as a Service model.