Economics of Optical Control Plane Technology

Conference: ECOC 2007 - 33rd European Conference and Exhibition of Optical Communication
09/16/2007 - 09/20/2007 at Berlin, Germany

Proceedings: ECOC 2007

Pages: 2Language: englishTyp: PDF

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Kubat, Peter (Verizon Laboratories, 40 Sylvan Road, Waltham, MA 02451, USA)
Shukla, Vishnu (Verizon Laboratories)

A flexible model was developed to analyze the economic impact of control plane technology on Next Generation Optical Transport Network deployment. Initial economic assessment suggests that substantial revenue realization gains and operation cost savings can be expected as a result of simplification of operation and circuit provisioning processes.