IEEE International Conference on Cloud Networking
8–10 November 2021 // Virtual Conference

Call for Papers

Important Dates (Deadlines are in AoE)

  • Abstract registration: June 30, 2021 August 02, 2021
  • Paper submission: July 14, 2021  August 02, 2021 (Hard Deadline)
  • Acceptance notification: September 15, 2021
  • Camera-ready paper: September 30, 2021
  • Conference: November 8-10, 2021

Submission Guidelines

Authors are invited to submit original contributions that have not been published or submitted for publication elsewhere.

Submissions must be in IEEE single-spaced double-column style with a length limitation of 6 pages (including title, abstract, all figures, and tables) for full papers (oral presentation) and 3 pages for short papers (poster presentation), both excluding references.

For full papers, authors will be able to purchase up to 2 extra pages for an additional fee (for a total of up to 8 pages + references). Accepted papers will be published in IEEE Xplore.

Paper submission URL: Cloudnet 2021 EDAS

Conference Topics

The Conference topics include (but are not limited to):

  • Cloud network and resource management
    • Data Center Network Optimization and Management
    • Reliability of Data Center Network and Architecture
    • Energy-Efficient Datacenters and Networks
    • Cloud Traffic Characterization and Measurements
    • Cloud Traffic Engineering
    • Data Flow Management and Load Balancing
    • Cloud Storage Management
    • Green and Energy-Efficient Datacenters and Network
    • Cloud-Native Function Management
    • AI/ML-assisted cloud resource management and orchestration
  • Cloud network and virtualization
    • Data Center Networks
    • Virtual Ethernet Switching, Data Center Bridging
    • Mobile Cloud Networking
    • Cloud Slicing
    • RAN virtualization (Cloud RAN, vRAN, OpenRAN)
    • Virtualization of Network Equipment
    • Software-Defined Networking
    • Network Function Virtualization
    • Middleware and Middleboxes
  • Cloud network and supported services
    • Big Data Management
    • Data Analytics in Cloud
    • Vehicular cloud computing
    • Network Services to support IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS
    • Unified User and Machine Mobility Management
    • Content and Service Distribution
    • Complementing Edge Computing with Data Center Networks
    • Edge Computing
    • Location-based Services
  • Cloud network architecture
    • Control-Plane Architectures
    • Distributed Data Center Architectures
    • Routing in cloud networks
    • Intra-Cloud vs Inter-Cloud Management
    • Cloud Federation and Hybrid Cloud Infrastructure
    • Named Data Networking
    • Information Centric Networking
    • Cloud architectures to enable ML/AI
  • Cloud network security and privacy
    • Security, Privacy, and Confidentiality in Cloud Networking
    • Cloud Data Provenance and Data Loss Protection
    • Cloud Sovereignty
    • Cloud Storage Security
    • Blockchain technologies for privacy-preserving service discovery
    • Cloud Network Intrusion Detection/Prevention
    • Firewall and Deep Packet Inspection Systems in Cloud Networks
    • AI/ML for cloud security