publication . Article . Other literature type . 2018

Control, Management, and Orchestration of Optical Networks: Evolution, Trends, and Challenges

Ramon Casellas; Ricard Vilalta; Raul Munoz; Ricardo Martinez;
Open Access
  • Published: 01 Apr 2018 Journal: Journal of Lightwave Technology, volume 36, pages 1,390-1,402 (issn: 0733-8724, eissn: 1558-2213, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
Abstract
Automating the provisioning of telecommunications services, deployed over a heterogeneous infrastructure (in terms of domains, technologies, and management platforms), remains a complex task, yet driven by the constant need to reduce costs and service deployment time. This is more so, when such services are increasingly conceived around interconnected functions and require allocation of computing, storage, and networking resources. This automation drives the development of service and resource orchestration platforms that extend, integrate, and build on top of existing approaches, macroscopically adopting software-defined networking principles, leveraging progra...
Subjects
free text keywords: Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics, Network Control and Management, Service and Resource Orchestration, Control Plane, and Generalized Multiprotocol Label Switching (GMPLS), Path Computation Element (PCE), Software Defined Networking (SDN), Network Function Virtualization (NFV), Network Virtualization / Slicing, Distributed computing, Use case, Telecommunications service, Cloud computing, business.industry, business, Orchestration (computing), Provisioning, Virtualization, computer.software_genre, computer, Computer science, Transport network, Interoperability
Funded by
EC| METRO-HAUL
Project
METRO-HAUL
METRO High bandwidth, 5G Application-aware optical network, with edge storage, compUte and low Latency
  • Funder: European Commission (EC)
  • Project Code: 761727
  • Funding stream: H2020 | RIA
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