Supporting Cloud Deployment in the Guifi.net Community Network
Community networking is an emerging model of a shared communication infrastructure in which communities of citizens build and own open networks. Community networks offer successfully IP-based networking to the user. Cloud computing infrastructures however, while common in today's Internet, hardy exist in community networks. The authors explain their approach to bring clouds into the Guifi.net community network. For this they have started integrating part of their cloud prototype into the Guifi.net community network management tools.