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Karsten Oberle

Stuttgart, Germany
Member of Technical Staff

Education

Karsten Oberle received the Dipl.-Ing. (FH) degree in communications engineering from the University of Applied Sciences "Fachochschule für Technik" Mannheim, Germany, in 1998.

Biography

Currently he is Project Manager in the Bell Labs Fixed Networks program research department at Alcatel-Lucent Bell Labs Germany.

In 2005 he wons the Alcatel Research Award "Intelligent IP Infrastructure Project Most Innovative Project & Best Patent Contributor".

In 2008 and 2011 he has been awarded for his technical excellence inside Alcatel-Lucent being a member of the Alcatel-Lucent Technical Academy.

He has participated in numerous national and European projects, like the FP7 project IRMOS (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zLn_D3_d4sI) where he has been leading the research on Cloud Networking. Accompanying he is active in Standardization at ETSI since 2006 with more than 50 contributions and since June 2008 he holds the position of the Vice-Chairman of ETSI CLOUD.

Since 2007 he has authored and co-authored more than 30 papers for conferences and journals and being member of the Technical Program Committee of multiple conferences, such as: IEEE ICC’12,'13; IEEE/ACM CCGrid’12; CLOSER ’12, ’13, '14, '15; GECON ’10, ’11, ’12, '13, '14; Euro-Par ’11, etc. Furthermore he has filed more than 20 patents.

And last but not least I’m a VERY proud dad of a wonderful son!

Honors and Awards

In 2005 he wons the Alcatel Research Award "Intelligent IP Infrastructure Project Most Innovative Project & Best Patent Contributor".

In 2008 and 2011 he has been awarded for his technical excellence inside Alcatel-Lucent being a member of the Alcatel-Lucent Technical Academy.

Professional Activities

Alcatel-Lucent, Bell Labs Germany (2008 – nowadays)

As Project Manager in Bell Labs Germany – Fixed Networks Program (2014 – nowadays)

As Project Manager in Bell Labs Germany – Multimedia Technologies Domain (2012 – 2013)

As Project Manager in Bell Labs Germany – Service Infrastructure Domain (2008 – 2012)

 

Alcatel Research & Innovation (1998 – 2007)

Project Manager in Alcatel R&I, Intelligent Service Router Division (2006 – 2007)

Research Engineer in Alcatel R&I, Intelligent Service Router Division (2003 – 2005)

Research Engineer in Alcatel R&I, Access Networks Division (1998 – 2002)


Selected Articles and Publications

Journals:

  •  Invited Article for Eurescom mess@ge – The magazine for telecom insiders, Edition "Software Defined Networks", Invited Arctivle on mess@ge 2-2012, "IRMOS: The Network and the Cloud", (published July 2012)http://www.eurescom.eu/news-and-events/eurescommessage/eurescom-messge-2-2012.html
  • T. Voith, K. Oberle, M. Stein, "Quality of Service provisioning for distributed data center inter-connectivity enabled by network virtualization", Future Generation Computer Systems, Elsevier (FGCS 2011) (March 2011)
  • D. Kyriazis, A. Menychtas, G. Kousiouris, K. Oberle, T. Voith, M. Boniface, E. Oliveros, T. Cucinotta, S. Berger, "A Real-time Service Oriented Infrastructure", GSTF International Journal on Computing (JoC) (ISSN: 2010-2283), December 2010
  • Karsten Oberle, Peter Vetter, Francois Fredricx, Govinda Rajan (ALU), "Recommendations for a Multi-Service Access Architecture from the European MUSE project", Bell Labs Technical Journal, Spring 2008, Next Generation Wireline Access issue, Vol. 13, No. 1
  • Karsten Oberle, Peter Domschitz, Stefan Wahl (ALU), Cristina Peña (Telefonica): "An optimized IMS architecture" - Invited, IEC Publications US, Magazine on "Business Models and Drivers for Next Generation IMS Services", published August 2007
  • Karsten Oberle, Peter Domschitz, Stefan Wahl (ALU), Cristina Peña (Telefonica): "An optimized IMS architecture" - Invited, RTI-Redes Telecom and Instalacoes Magazine, Brazil, published July 2007


Conferences and Workshops: 

  1. T. Cucinotta, D. Lugones, D. Cherubini, K. Oberle, "Brokering SLAs for end-to-end QoS in Cloud Computing", 4th International Conference on Cloud Computing and Services Science - CLOSER 2014, Barcelona, Spain, April 3-5 2014
  2. T. Cucinotta, K. Oberle, M. Stein, P. Domschitz, S. Mullender, "Run-time Support for Real-Time Multimedia in the Cloud", REACTION 2013 : The 2nd International Workshop on Real-Time and Distributed Computing in Emerging Applications, 34th IEEEE Real-Time Systems Symposium, Vancouver, Canada, December 3rd, 2013
  3. T. Cucinotta, K. Oberle, M. Stein, P. Domschitz, S. Mullender, "About Real-Time Multimedia in Virtualized Cloud Infrastructures", eChallenges 2013, Dublin, Ireland, 9-11 October 2013
  4. K. Oberle, D. Cherubini, T. Cucinotta, "End-to-End Service Quality for Cloud Applications", GECON2013, The 10th International Workshop on the Economics of Grids, Clouds, Systems, and Services, Zaragoza, Spain, 18-20 September 2013
  5. A. Menychtas, D. Kyriazis, S. Gogouvitis, K. Oberle, T. Voith, G. Galizo, S. Berger, E. Oliveros, M. Boniface, "A cloud platform for real-time interactive applications ", The 1st International Conference on Cloud Computing and Services Science, CLOSER 2011, Noordwijkerhout, The Netherlands, 7-9 May 2011
  6. D. Kyriazis, A. Menychtas, G. Kousiouris, K. Oberle, T. Voith, M. Boniface, E. Oliveros, T. Cucinotta, S. Berger, "A Real-time Service Oriented Infrastructure", RTES 2010, International Conference on Real-Time and Embedded Systems, Singapore, 1-2 November 2010
  7. Gallizo, G., Kuebert, R., Katsaros, G., Oberle, K., Satzke, K., Gogouvitis, S., Oliveros, E., "A Service Level Agreement Management Framework for Real-time Applications in Cloud Computing Environments", to appear in Proceedings of the 2nd International ICST Conference on Cloud Computing (CloudComp 2010), Barcelona, Spain, October 26-28, 2010
  8. K. Oberle, M. Fisher, "ETSI CLOUD – Initial Standardization Requirements for Cloud Services", GECON2010, The 7th International Workshop on the Economics of Grids, Clouds, Systems, and Services, Ischia, Italy, 30-31 August 2010
  9. K. Oberle, M. Stein, T. Voith, G. Gallizo, R. Kübert, "The Network Aspect of Infrastructure-as-a-Service", ICIN2010, Berlin, October 2010
  10. R. Kübert, G. Gallizo, K. Oberle, E. Oliveros , "Enhancing the SLA Framework of a Virtualized Service Platform by dynamic re-negotiation", eChallenges2010, Warsaw, Poland, 2010
  11. T. Voith, K. Oberle, M. Stein, E. Oliveros, G. Gallizo, R. Kübert, "A Path Supervision Framework – a key for service monitoring in Infrastructures as a Service (IaaS) Platform", 36th Euromicro Conference on Software Engineering and Advances Applications (SEAA 2010), Special Session on "Service Orientation", Lille, France 1-3 September 2010
  12. M. Kessler, K. Oberle, S. Braun, D. Lamp, "Network Virtualization: Towards a fully virtualized service infrastructure", ISC2009, Hamburg, 23-26.06.2009
  13. K. Oberle, M. Kessler, T. Voith, M. Stein, D. Lamp, S. Berger, "Network Virtualization: The missing piece", ICIN2009, Bordeaux 26-29.10.09
  14. G. Gallizo, R. Kuebert, K. Oberle, A. Menychtas, K. Konstanteli, "Service Level Agreements in Virtualized Service Platforms", eChallenges2009, Istanbul, 21.10-23.10.09
  15. Karsten Oberle (ALU), A. Sitek (Telecom Poland), B. Melander (Ericsson), P. Nooren (TNO): "Nomadism, Session Continuity and roaming in a Fixed Mobile Convergent Network", IST MobileSummit 2008, Stockholm, Sweden, June 2008
  16. Karsten Oberle, Govinda Rajan (ALU), B. Melander (Ericsson), P. Nooren, I. Keesmaat (TNO): "Roaming in an Unbundled Fixed-Mobile Convergent World", Broadband Europe 2007, Antwerp, Belgium, December 2007
  17. Karsten Oberle, Stefan Wahl, Manuel Stein, Jean Riemer (ALU), Cristina Peña (Telefonica): "An implementation of application layer based continous mobility for conversational services", Broadband Europe 2007, Antwerp, Belgium, December 2007
  18. Karsten Oberle, Stefan Wahl (ALU), A. Sitek (Telecom Poland): "Enhanced Methods for SIP based Session Mobility in a Converged Network", IST MobileSummit 2007, Budapest, Hungary, July 2007
  19. Karsten Oberle, Peter Domschitz, Stefan Wahl (ALU), Cristina Peña (Telefonica): "An optimized IMS architecture", Interworking 2006, Santiago de Chile, Chile, January 2007
  20. Karsten Oberle (ALU), Mickelsson, Jocha (Ericsson), Van Neerbos, Nooren, Prins (TNO), Sitek (Telecom Poland), Radier (France Telecom), Takur (Siemens), Pinilla, Areizaga (Robotiker), Kovacs (Budapest University): "Nomadism/FMC Use Cases and AAA Impact", Broadband Europe 2006, Geneva, Switzerland, December 2006
  21. Karsten Oberle, Gilon (ALU), Peña, Roldan, Cebrian (Telefonica), Nagel (T-Systems), Arvidsson, Petermann (Acreo AB): "Demonstration of conversational services over an interconnected lab trial in the IST projects MUPBED and MUSE", Broadband Europe 2006, Geneva, Switzerland, December 2006
  22. Karsten Oberle, Marcus Kessler, Peter Domschitz, Werner Van Leekwijck (ALU): "Conversational Services now and in the future", Broadband Europe 2006, Geneva, Switzerland, December 2006
  23. Karsten Oberle, Stefan Wahl, Marcus Kessler, Peter Domschitz (ALU): "The next step in IMS architecture - a comprehensive IMS network element", Broadband Europe 2006, Geneva, Switzerland, December 2006
  24. Nagel, Geilhardt, Monath (T-Systems), Gilon, Oberle (ALU), Danton, Dumet (Thomson), Peña (Telefonica): "Demonstration of a future multi-service access network", invited, NOC 2006, Berlin, Germany, July 2006
  25. Karsten Oberle (ALU), B. Melander, H. Mickelsson, Z. Ghebretensae (Ericsson), A. Sitek (Telecom Poland), B. Radier (France Telecom), V. Kulkarni (Siemens): "FMC from a Fixed Access Perspective", IST MobileSummit 2006, Mykonos, Greece, June 2006
  26. Karsten Oberle (ALU), others: "Demonstration of an IP Aware Multi-Service Access Network", Broadband Europe 2005, Bordeaux, December 2005

 

 

Books and Chapters

  • Contributor to the book on "Service Quality of Cloud Based Applications" by Eric Bauer and Randee Adams, published by Wiley+IEEE Press, ISBN: 978-1-118-76329-2, February 2014
    http://eu.wiley.com/WileyCDA/WileyTitle/productCd-1118763297.html
  • R. Kübert, G. Gallizo, T. Polychniatis, T. Varvarigou, E. Oliveros, S. C Phillips, K. Oberle, "Chapter: Service Level Agreements for real-time Service Oriented Infrastructures", IGI Global Book: Achieving Real-Time in Distributed Computing: From Grids to Clouds, (published in May 2011)
  • M. Stein, K. Oberle, T. Voith, D. Lamp, S. Berger, "Book chapter: Network Management in Virtualized Infrastructure", IGI Global Book: Achieving Real-Time in Distributed Computing: From Grids to Clouds, (published in May 2011)

 

Patents

1. METHOD OF MEASURING A PACKET LOSS RATE

Publication info: WO2012069379 (A1) 2012-05-31

2. Method of establishing an IMS-session

Publication info: AT546939 (T) 2012-03-15

3. A METHOD, A SYSTEM, A SERVER, A DEVICE, A COMPUTER PROGRAM AND A COMPUTER PROGRAM PRODUCT FOR TRANSMITTING DATA IN A COMPUTER NETWORK

Publication info: WO2011160884 (A1) 2011-12-29

4. Traffic control device, packet-based network and method for controlling traffic in a packet-based network

Publication info: CN101505309 (A) 2009-08-12

5. METHOD OF MANAGING REAL-TIME SERVICES AND CORRESPONDING PACKET-BASED TELECOMMUNICATIONS NETWORK

Publication info: KR20080103398 (A) 2008-11-27

6. Method for establishing an IMS-session

Publication info: EP2061203 (A1) 2009-05-20

7. PROVISION OF LOCATION INFORMATION RELATING TO AN EMERGENCY CALL

Publication info: KR20070114318 (A) 2007-11-30

8. Method of providing an access to a real-time service

Publication info: EP1962471 (A1) 2008-08-27

9. Method of providing session mobility

Publication info: CN101035068 (A) 2007-09-12

10. Seamless session mobility for multimedia streams

Publication info: CN101009937 (A) 2007-08-01

11. Method of providing QoS

Publication info: EP1944922 (A1) 2008-07-16

12. Method of establishing a communication session and communication network

Publication info: CN101068187 (A) 2007-11-07

13. Method of forwarding signaling information within a communication network

Publication info: CN1917518 (A) 2007-02-21

14. Network node, module therefor and distribution method

Publication info: US2006269058 (A1) 2006-11-30

15. Method for allocating network resources and mediating network element

Publication info: EP1806900 (A1) 2007-07-11

16. Method for routing bi-directional connections in a telecommunication network by means of a signalling protocol via an interposed firewall with address transformation device and also a telecommunication network and security and tunnel device for this

Publication info: US2006075483 (A1) 2006-04-06

17. Method for performing services in a telecommunication network, and telecommunication network and network nodes for this

Publication info: CN1725710 (A) 2006-01-25

18. Method and call server for establishing a bi-directional peer-to-peer communication link

Publication info: CN1716941 (A) 2006-01-04

19. Method for preventing attacks on a network server within a call-based-services-environment and attack-prevention-device for executing the method

Publication info: CN1708012 (A) 2005-12-14

20. Receiver and transceiver for bursty signals

Publication info: EP1418676 (A1) 2004-05-12

21. Method of transferring user data packets

Publication info: US2002016859 (A1) 2002-02-07

22. Cellular radio system

Publication info: US2002006798 (A1) 2002-01-17