Demonstration of GMPLS-controlled Integrated IP/WDM Routing over a Grooming-capable ASON/GMPLS Network Test-bed

Conference: ECOC 2009 - 35th European Conference on Optical Communication
09/20/2009 - 09/24/2009 at Vienna, Austria

Proceedings: ECOC 2009

Pages: 2Language: englishTyp: PDF

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Perelló, Jordi; Agraz, Fernando; Spadaro, Salvatore; Comellas, Jaume; Junyent, Gabriel (Advanced Broadband Communications Center (CCABA), Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), Jordi Girona 1-3, 08034 Barcelona, Spain)

This paper demonstrates the benefits of GMPLS-based integrated routing and grooming in a 16-Node ASON/GMPLS network test-bed. Experimental results highlight significant blocking probability and E/O port usage reduction against all-optical and opaque transport network alternatives.