Experimental Demonstration of Policy-based Dynamic End-to-End Provisioning over Multi-Layer Network using SDN

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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Marhuenda, J.; Aguado, A.; Bidkar, S.; Hugues-Salas, E.; Nejabati, R.; Simeonidou, D. (High Performance Networks group, University of Bristol, UK)

Contemporary transport networks require dynamic multi-layer service provisioning to support ever-growing application traffic. We present a software platform architecture based on SDN principles combined with a network policy engine to experimentally demonstrate dynamic multi-layer provisioning over a national dark-fibre network.