Virtualized Routing and Frequency Allocation Functions in Elastic 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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Pham Van, Quan (Nokia Bell Labs, Route de Villejust, 91620 Nozay, France & Telecom SudParis, 91120, Palaiseau, France)
Verchere, Dominique; Layec, Patricia; Dupas, Arnaud; Bigo, Sebastien (Nokia Bell Labs, Route de Villejust, 91620 Nozay, France)
Khebbache, Selma; Zeghlache, Djamal (Telecom SudParis, 91120, Palaiseau, France)

Optical channels are configured according to changing traffic demands through virtualized routing and frequency allocation (RFA) functions executed as SDN applications. Two algorithms are evaluated to position the trade-off between allocated DWDM frequency grid ranges and execution time.