Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya is a public institution of research and higher education in the fields of engineering, architecture, sciences, and technology. It is one of the leading technical universities in Europe, which is regularly ranked by the main international ranking institutions. Every year, more than 6,000 bachelor’s and master’s students, as well as more than 500 doctoral students graduate at UPC. UPC has a high graduate employment rate: 93% of its graduates find jobs and 76% find a job in under three months. The Broadband Network Modeling and Evaluation (BAMPLA) Research group of UPC, has a long history in softwarization and virtualization of network functions and devices.