Demonstration of a Hybrid SDN/GMPLS Control Plane for Optical Virtual Private Networks with Restoration Capabilities

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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Siracusa, Domenico; Pederzolli, Federico; Gerola, Matteo; Zanardi, Andrea (CREATE-NET, Via alla Cascata 56/D Povo, Trento, Italy)
La Fauci, Domenico; Galimberti, Gabriele M. (Cisco Photonics Srl, Vimercate, Italy)

Creating Optical Virtual Private Networks (OVPNs) over existing deployments is becoming an operator concern. This paper describes the first hybrid SDN/GMPLS implementation addressing this problem and demonstrates, through an emulated testbed, that the system is responsive and provides OVPN-specific restoration.