Strategies for the Migration from Opaque to Hybrid Networks

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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Morea, Annalisa; Poirrier, Julien (France Tlcom Research and Development Division, 2 Avenue Pierre Marzin, 22307 Lannion, France)

Cost analyses usually compare fully opaque to fully hybrid networks. However no operator can afford migrating in one step its entire network. We address different migration strategies and identify the optimal levels of network transparency.