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Performance evaluation of differentiated-resilience provisioning scheme for the GMPLS/ASON networks
Author(s): Zhi Tan; Hongyu Cao
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Paper Abstract

The future trend is to integrate a constantly increasing number of services in the GMPLS/ASON networks. Some services have very high resilience requirements, while other services have lower ones. This scenario calls for frameworks capable of provisioning for multiple services in a cost efficient manner. This article proposes a differentiated-resilience provisioning scheme applied to the GMPLS/ASON networks, which is expected to be the near- and long-term network technology thanks, among other things, to the great bandwidth capacity offered by optical devices. Finally, a critical evaluation of the state-of-the-art and future challenges facing operators and designers is given. Our numerical results show that the differentiated resilience scenario has better performance than that of dedicated and shared protection and received connections in the differentiated-resilience are 31% higher than that of shared protection and are 60% higher than that of dedicated protection.

Paper Details

Date Published: 19 November 2008
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 7137, Network Architectures, Management, and Applications VI, 71372A (19 November 2008); doi: 10.1117/12.804145
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Zhi Tan, Beijing Univ. of Civil Engineering and Architecture (China)
Hongyu Cao, Beijing Univ. of Posts and Telecommunications (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7137:
Network Architectures, Management, and Applications VI
Weisheng Hu; Shoa-Kai Liu; Ken-ichi Sato; Lena Wosinska, Editor(s)

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