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A GMPLS Distributed Control Plane for Heterogeneous All-Optical Networks
Yoshiharu MAENO Itaru NISHIOKA Yoshihiko SUEMURA Soichiro ARAKI
IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Communications
Publication Date: 2003/08/01
Print ISSN: 0916-8516
Type of Manuscript: Special Section PAPER (Special Issue on Photonic IP Network Technologies for Next Generation Broadband Access)
all-optical network, control plane, GMPLS, OSPF, RSVP,
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We evaluate resolution models for resource allocation in a GMPLS distributed control plane for heterogeneous all-optical networks. In a practical regional-to-backbone network environment, the local resolution model is advantageous in resource utilization, protocol compatibility and scalability. We demonstrate a lookup procedure, which inter-works with OSPF-TE and RSVP-TE protocols and allocates resources in the local resolution model.