Workflow Technology Supporting the Operation of Virtual ISPS

  • Klaus-Peter Eckert
  • Jane Hall
  • Henri-Jean Pollet
Part of the IFIP — The International Federation for Information Processing book series (IFIPAICT, volume 243)


Small Internet Service Providers (ISPs) face many challenges in the world today. One solution for survival is to collaborate in a virtual cluster providing an attractive range of services that can be rapidly composed and deployed. An efficient software infrastructure is required to support such a cluster. The VISP software platform is designed for workflow technologies and will allow the cluster to model, specify, deploy and execute workflows that support the operation of the cluster and the provision of the tailored ISP services that it is offering to customers.


Business Process Virtual Enterprise Business Process Modeling Notation Virtual Cluster Virtual Organization Breeding Environment 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Klaus-Peter Eckert
    • 1
  • Jane Hall
    • 1
  • Henri-Jean Pollet
    • 2
  1. 1.Fraunhofer FokusGermany
  2. 2.Perceval Technologies S.A.Belgium

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