Experimental Evaluation of YAMATO, a SDN Control Plane for Joint and Fractional-Joint Switched SDM Optical Networks

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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Pederzolli, Federico; Gerola, Matteo; Zanardi, Andrea; Forns, Xavier; Siracusa, Domenico (CREATE-NET, Via alla Cascata 56/D Povo, Trento, Italy)
Ferran, J. F. (W-onesys SL, Carrer d'Orient 78-84, Sant Cugat del Vallès, Barcelona, Spain)

Managing (Fractional) Joint Switching will enable the deployment of cost-effective SDM networks. This paper describes a network model and the first control plane implementation handling these paradigms. We show, using an emulated testbed, that the system is responsive and scalable.