SDN-enabled S-BVT for Disaggregated Networks: Design, Implementation and Cost Analysis

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dc.contributor.author Nadal, Laia
dc.contributor.author Svaluto Moreolo, Michela
dc.contributor.author Hernández Gutiérrez, José Alberto
dc.contributor.author Fabrega, Josep M.
dc.contributor.author Casellas, Ramón
dc.contributor.author Muñoz, Raul
dc.contributor.author Vilalta, Ricard
dc.contributor.author Rodríguez, Laura
dc.contributor.author Vílchez, F. Javier
dc.date.accessioned 2021-03-01T09:14:26Z
dc.date.available 2021-03-01T09:14:26Z
dc.date.issued 2020-06-01
dc.identifier.bibliographicCitation Nadal, L., Svaluto Moreolo, M., Hernandez, J. A., Fabrega, J. M., Casellas, R., Munoz, R., Vilalta, R., Rodriguez, L., Vilchez, F. J., Martinez, R. (2020). SDN-Enabled S-BVT for Disaggregated Networks: Design, Implementation and Cost Analysis. Journal of Lightwave Technology, 38(11), 3037–3043.
dc.identifier.issn 0733-8724
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10016/32053
dc.description.abstract Software-defined networking (SDN) and disaggregation are key technologies to fulfill the requirements of 5G and beyond optical metro networks. Indeed, open networking solutions will reduce vendor lock-in, achieving increased flexibility and programmability of the network. SDN-enabled sliceable bandwidth/bitrate variable transceivers (S-BVTs) are proposed to be adopted in metro networks in order to provide sustainable capacity growth and hyper-scalability, while enabling disaggregation and network flexibility/reconfigurability. We propose a transceiver modular approach following a pay-as-you grow model, which allows the S-BVT to be adapted to the traffic demand and network requirements. In fact, the S-BVT solution can be seen as a set of bandwidth/bitrate variable transceivers (BVTs) that can be pluggable and multi-vendor. Hence, SDN agents have been developed based on an OpenConfig vendor-neutral data model in order to efficiently reconfigure the S-BVTs fostering network agility and adaptability. Specifically, an optimized agent implementation is experimentally validated in order to increase the network efficiency and reduce the setup configuration time of an optical channel. Two slices/BVTs of 50 Gb/s each are successfully enabled and programmed to establish a high capacity flow of 100 Gb/s. The cost/power consumption of the proposed solution, based on direct detection (DD), is analyzed showing significant savings compared to 100 Gb/s coherent (CO) technology.
dc.description.sponsorship This work was supported in part by the European Commission through the H2020-ICT-2016-2 METRO-HAUL Project under Grant G.A.761727 and in part by the Spanish Ministry MINECO Project AURORAS under Grant TEC RTI2018-99178-B-I00.
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dc.language.iso eng
dc.publisher IEEE
dc.rights ©2020 IEEE
dc.subject.other Disaggregated optical networks
dc.subject.other Sliceable Bandwith/Bitrate variable transceiver (S-Bvt)
dc.subject.other Software defined networking (Sdn)
dc.subject.other Optical transceivers
dc.subject.other Software defined networking
dc.subject.other Telecommunication power management
dc.subject.other Telecommunication traffic
dc.title SDN-enabled S-BVT for Disaggregated Networks: Design, Implementation and Cost Analysis
dc.type article
dc.subject.eciencia Telecomunicaciones
dc.identifier.doi https://doi.org/10.1109/JLT.2020.2969457
dc.rights.accessRights openAccess
dc.relation.projectID Gobierno de España. TEC RTI2018-99178-B-I00
dc.relation.projectID info:eu-repo/grantAgreement/EC/H2020/761727/METRO-HAUL
dc.type.version acceptedVersion
dc.identifier.publicationfirstpage 3037
dc.identifier.publicationissue 11
dc.identifier.publicationlastpage 3043
dc.identifier.publicationtitle Journal of Lightwave Technology
dc.identifier.publicationvolume 38
dc.identifier.uxxi AR/0000026278
dc.contributor.funder European Commission
dc.contributor.funder Ministerio de Economía y Competitividad (España)
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