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BFD-triggered GMPLS-based multi-layer ethernet access network protection
Author(s): Viktor Nordell; Anders Gavler; Pontus Sköldström
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Paper Abstract

In this paper we present a solution for providing protection in a Ethernet based access and metro network. To accomplish this we targeted two issues, protection aimed path computation in networks which does not provide fully disjoint paths, and the design and implementation of bi-directional forward detection (BFD) protocol in a GMPLS controlled Ethernet network. To the best of our knowledge, neither issue has been previously addressed through a similar approach and is therefore to be considered novel in its design and implementation. Our implementation shows good performances and reliability in both performance testing and testbed experiments.

Paper Details

Date Published: 15 December 2011
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 8310, Network Architectures, Management, and Applications IX, 83100Q (15 December 2011); doi: 10.1117/12.905612
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Viktor Nordell, Acreo Netlab (Sweden)
Anders Gavler, Acreo Netlab (Sweden)
Pontus Sköldström, Acreo Netlab (Sweden)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 8310:
Network Architectures, Management, and Applications IX
Lena Wosinska; Ken-ichi Sato; Jing Wu; Jie Zhang, Editor(s)

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