First demonstration of SDN-controlled Multi-Layer Restoration and its advantage over Optical Restoration

Conference: ECOC 2016 - 42nd European Conference on Optical Communication
09/18/2016 - 09/22/2016 at Düsseldorf, Deutschland

Proceedings: ECOC 2016

Pages: 3Language: englishTyp: PDF

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Maor, Itay; Gerstel, Ori (Sedona Systems, 17 Hatidhar St, Raanana, Israel)
Lopez, Victor; Fernandez-Palacios, Juan Pedro (Telefónica I+D/GCTO, Distrito Telefonica, c/Ronda de la Comunicación s/n, 28050 Madrid, Spain)
Szyrkowiec, Thomas; Autenrieth, Achim (ADVA Optical Networking SE, Fraunhoferstr. 9a, 82152 Martinsried, Germany)
Pruessing, Bernd; Borges, Nuno (Coriant GmbH, St.-Martin-Str. 76, 81541 München, Germany)
Fu, Fisher (Huawei Technologies Co.,Ltd., 518129, Shenzhen, China)
Fabregas, Guiu (Nokia, Maria Tubau 9, 28050 Madrid, Spain)

We demonstrate a full implementation of centrally orchestrated multi-layer restoration over commercial optical and IP gear. The process considers the behavior of the IP layer. Compared to optical restoration, the packet loss is 54% lower.