Breaking news: The SERVERY project was awarded the Celtic plus excellence award 2012 in gold at Stockholm.
SERVERY’s main objective is related to the creation of a Service Marketplace, i.e. the possibility for end user to access to a great deal of innovative services created by professionals or by the user‘s community. The idea is to take advantage of the Internet and the Telco environment, considering the different architectural approaches (the innovative one of the Web 2.0. and the reliable and standardized one of IMS). The marketplace infrastructure aims at bridging the Web-based and IMS network, in order to make available a totally new operating environment, based on the flexibility and friendliness of former and the reliability of the latter, specifically considering security, charging and identity management.
The objective is really ambitious: starting form the current technology, it is necessary to create new functional entities and to redefine the existing components, enhancing their capabilities and connecting them by a series of API-based interfaces.
The main concepts explored are: publication and discovery of services; services assembly and composition; innovative means to access the market place including a personalized service environment and a web multimedia subsystem bridging to IMS domain; other important aspects such as identity management, privacy and to a series of intelligent enablers that allow to personalize services.
The project takes also
into account the overall management of the marketplace for the whole
service life-cycle, from the service creation, to the OA&M (operation, administration, and maintenance). This is complemented by defining the business
models that are really important considering the possibility to
implement a model of fair revenue sharing among the stakeholders of the