Brief history and context
EdgeVPN.io is an evolution of the IP-over-P2P (IPOP) project. IPOP started as an IP-based peer-to-peer overlay targeting personal devices, and over time the architecture evolved to adopt various standards, support centralized user/group management, and incorporate software-defined networking, culminating in the current architecture, tailored for research and development in nascent edge computing applications.
EdgeVPN.io is the result of a research and development project that builds on an extensive track record of research in overlay virtual networks. The core design team in based in the ACIS Lab in the ECE department at the University of Florida. The software is funded in part by a grant from the National Science Foundation (OAC-2004441, OAC-2004323). Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.
How to cite us
You can help us show our impact to our sponsors and other users by linking to this Web site, and citing our software in publications that have resulted from the use of the software. If your project uses the software, please consider adding a “Powered by EdgeVPN.io” to your Web site, linking back to edgevpn.io
If you publish a research paper that has leveraged the software, please include as references:
- The DOI for the software release that you used - 10.5281/zenodo.4579871 as of release 20.12.2
- The paper K. Subratie, S. Aditya, R. Figueiredo. (in press) “EdgeVPN: Self-organizing layer-2 virtual edge networks”, Future Generation Computer Systems, DOI 10.1016/j.future.2022.10.007