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Interoperability activities for photonic networks in Japan
Author(s): N. Yamanaka; S. Okamoto; T. Otani; M. Suzuki; N. Arai; H. Otuski
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Paper Abstract

IP+Optical networking technology is a key technology for realizing high-performance Internet backbone networks. Dynamic optical path cut through can create high-throughput as well as low power consumption networks. National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT) Kei-han-na Info-Communication Open Lab, Interoperability Consortium, is shooting for the leading edge photonic Generalized Multi-protocol Label Switching (GMPLS) Inter-Carrier Interface that utilizes wide-bandwidth, cost-effective photonic technology to implement IPcentric managed networks. Kei-han-na Open Lab is a consortium for researching the GMPLS protocol and advancing a de facto standard in this area. Its experiments, new ideas, and protocols are submitted to standardization bodies such as International Telecommunications Union-Telecommunication standardization sector (ITU-T), Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF), and Optical Internetworking Forum (OIF). This paper details a nationwide GMPLS field trial that used multi-vender, multi-switching capable equipment.

Paper Details

Date Published: 28 September 2006
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 6354, Network Architectures, Management, and Applications IV, 63541D (28 September 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.685767
Show Author Affiliations
N. Yamanaka, Keio Univ. (Japan)
S. Okamoto, NTT Labs. (Japan)
T. Otani, KDDI R&D Labs. (Japan)
M. Suzuki, KDDI R&D Labs. (Japan)
N. Arai, National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (Japan)
H. Otuski, National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (Japan)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6354:
Network Architectures, Management, and Applications IV
Yong Hyub Won; Gee-Kung Chang; Ken-ichi Sato; Jian Wu, Editor(s)

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