Demonstration of a Hybrid SDN/GMPLS Control Plane for Optical Virtual Private Networks with Restoration Capabilities

Konferenz: ECOC 2016 - 42nd European Conference on Optical Communication
18.09.2016 - 22.09.2016 in Düsseldorf, Deutschland

Tagungsband: ECOC 2016

Seiten: 3Sprache: EnglischTyp: PDF

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Siracusa, Domenico; Pederzolli, Federico; Gerola, Matteo; Zanardi, Andrea (CREATE-NET, Via alla Cascata 56/D Povo, Trento, Italy)
La Fauci, Domenico; Galimberti, Gabriele M. (Cisco Photonics Srl, Vimercate, Italy)

Creating Optical Virtual Private Networks (OVPNs) over existing deployments is becoming an operator concern. This paper describes the first hybrid SDN/GMPLS implementation addressing this problem and demonstrates, through an emulated testbed, that the system is responsive and provides OVPN-specific restoration.