Provision of metro ethernet services using a reconfigurable photonic access network

R. Roy, Wim van Etten

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    Abstract

    The paper proposes a design for traffic engineering to provide Ethernet services using an extended access network. Ethernet has remained the dominant technology for Local Area and Enterprise Networks, the use of Ethernet in metro networks has seen significant interest of late to provide for end to end Ethernet services to the user. The Broadband Photonic (BBP) access network is viewed as a quasi independent stack of EPONs in which geographically spread customer-VLANs (C-VLANs) can be implemented. The use of such a network for providing metro Ethernet like services in addition to traditional access services is presented.
    Original languageUndefined
    Title of host publication12th Annual Symposium IEEE/LEOS Benelux
    Place of PublicationBrussels, Belgium
    PublisherIEEE CFN
    Pages135-138
    Number of pages4
    ISBN (Print)978-2-9600753-0-4
    Publication statusPublished - 17 Dec 2007
    Event12th Annual Symposium IEEE/LEOS Benelux Chapter 2007 - Brussels, Belgium, Brussels, Belgium
    Duration: 17 Dec 200718 Dec 2007

    Publication series

    Name
    Number7

    Conference

    Conference12th Annual Symposium IEEE/LEOS Benelux Chapter 2007
    CountryBelgium
    CityBrussels
    Period17/12/0718/12/07
    Other17-18 Dec 2007

    Keywords

    • EWI-11945
    • METIS-246030
    • IR-64633

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