Flexible Optical Network Defined and the Value it Represents in an IP and Ethernet Environment
Conference: ECOC 2009 - 35th European Conference on Optical Communication
09/20/2009 - 09/24/2009 at Vienna, Austria
Proceedings: ECOC 2009
Pages: 2Language: englishTyp: PDFPersonal VDE Members are entitled to a 10% discount on this title
Johnson, Ron (Cisco Systems)
The necessary transition of core networks to scale from 10 to 40 to 100 Gigabit interfaces is driving a paradigm shift in the carriers network and underlying cost drivers. This paper outlines the flexible optical network and the values that it represents in a carrier network.