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Service level agreement and provisioning in optical networks

W. Fawaz, B. Daheb, O. Audouin, M. Du-Pond, G. Pujolle
2004 IEEE Communications Magazine  
This article proposes a service level agreement applied to the optical domain (O-SLA), which is expected to be the near-and long-term network technology thanks, among other things, to the great bandwidth  ...  After an exposition of the rationale behind an optical SLA, parameters that could be included in this O-SLA, as well as their values for four classes of services, are proposed.  ...  He is currently a market director in a real state development business. His research interests include optical network control, service level agreements, and policy-based management.  ... 
doi:10.1109/mcom.2004.1262160 fatcat:ej6fheseajc63havq2x537s4dy

Shared-risk link group (SRLG)-diverse path provisioning under hybrid service level agreements in wavelength-routed optical mesh networks: formulation and solution approaches

Lu Shen, Xi Yang, Byrav Ramamurthy, Arun K. Somani, Zhensheng Zhang
2003 OptiComm 2003: Optical Networking and Communications  
The static provisioning problem in wavelength-routed optical networks has been studied for many years.  ...  However, service providers are still facing the challenges arising from the special requirements for provisioning services at the optical layer.  ...  The class of SRLG-diverse protection is specified in the service level agreement (SLA).  ... 
doi:10.1117/12.533306 fatcat:4ajsauzk3ff37mowhg6iobifhm

Quality of service routing for service level agreement conformance in optical networks

B. Daheb, G. Pujolle
2005 GLOBECOM '05. IEEE Global Telecommunications Conference, 2005.  
The present paper presents a framework for managing quality of service in future WDM core optical networks.  ...  The resulting framework will enable the optical network to meet the exigencies of new services.  ...  In all previous mentioned optical services, it is agreed that a service level agreement (SLA) will clearly describe the service.  ... 
doi:10.1109/glocom.2005.1578021 dblp:conf/globecom/DahebP05 fatcat:2a7phhbtsfhtpjmepvnrn5yape

Anticipation of Traffic Demands to Guarantee QoS in IP/Optical Networks

Carolina Pinart
2010 Future Internet  
In this context, traffic-driven lightpath provisioning and service-plane approaches arise as very interesting candidate solutions to solve the main challenges described above.  ...  This work reviews the concepts of service-oriented and selfmanaged networks and relates them to propose an integrated approach to assure QoS by offering flow-aware networking in the sense that traffic  ...  Acknowledgements This work is part of the DORADO project, supported by the Spanish Ministry of Science and Innovation (MICINN) under the contract TEC2009-07995.  ... 
doi:10.3390/fi2030417 fatcat:6bqgv4ihibdrvg3xiujqfdmt5y

End-to-End 5G Service Deployment and Orchestration in Optical Networks with QoE Guarantees

Rafael Montero, Fernando Agraz, Albert Pages, Salvatore Spadaro
2018 2018 20th International Conference on Transparent Optical Networks (ICTON)  
We present in this paper an architecture enabling end-to-end (E2E) provisioning and monitoring of such 5G services over optical network segments.  ...  In particular, the scenario considers the coordination of various optical enabled network segments by a higher level E2E Orchestrator, which provides of network slice deployment and is able to guarantee  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS This work has been supported by the H2020 5GPPP SLICENET project (H2020-ICT-2016-2/761913) and the Spanish Government through project ALLIANCE (TEC2017-90034-C2-2-R) with FEDER contribution  ... 
doi:10.1109/icton.2018.8473996 fatcat:xp6lnhl6lbbh7jjyywzq4mehvu

Message from the NetCloud 2017 Organizers

2017 2017 IEEE International Conference on Cloud Computing Technology and Science (CloudCom)  
We hope the seventh NetCloud workshop will continue to foster collaborations of projects, research publications and funding opportunities among research institutions and industry.  ...  Cyril and Methodius University, Macedonia Paola Grosso, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands Yuri Demchenko, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands  ...  architecture frameworks and automated on demand network infrastructure provisioning.  ... 
doi:10.1109/cloudcom.2017.71 fatcat:jmbp4nbttnfe5budjodhik2pve

Supporting QoE/QoS-aware end-to-end network slicing in future 5G-enabled optical networks

Albert Pages, Rafael Montero, Fernando Agraz, Salvatore Spadaro, Madeleine Glick, Atul K. Srivastava, Youichi Akasaka
2019 Metro and Data Center Optical Networks and Short-Reach Links II  
In light of this, in this paper we present an architecture design enabling network slice provisioning for 5G service chaining in multi-segment/multi-domain optical network scenarios.  ...  Nevertheless, it poses several challenges in both resource provisioning and management that need to be addressed for the efficient end-to-end service delivery.  ...  In this work we presented an architecture capable of handling the provisioning and maintenance of 5G services through the use of such techniques in optically interconnected network scenarios.  ... 
doi:10.1117/12.2508579 fatcat:kms6bdfqk5e37jglo2e3lujfq4

The optical network control plane: state of the standards and deployment

D. Saha, B. Rajagopalan, G. Bernstein
2003 IEEE Communications Magazine  
In this article we present a brief overview of optical control plane architecture and the associated protocols.  ...  We then examine the business drivers and inhibitors behind the optical control plane effort, the current state of the standards, interoperability status, and the open issues that need to be resolved before  ...  Optical UNI: The UNI is used by client devices to request optical network services, and the UNI implementation agreement was completed by the OIF in December 2001 [10] .  ... 
doi:10.1109/mcom.2003.1222718 fatcat:hpyjtcxeynaipmfznistw2aj54

Providing end-to-end service level agreements across multiple ISP networks

Panita Pongpaibool, Hyong S. Kim
2004 Computer Networks  
Due to the autonomous nature of ISPs, the service level agreement (SLA) offering is currently confined to within a single provider network.  ...  We evaluate the effectiveness of these policies in terms of both the network performance and the ISPs monetary profit.  ...  Introduction A service level agreement (SLA) is a contract between an Internet service provider (ISP) and its customer.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.comnet.2004.03.022 fatcat:ywn4zn6psfeytkyea34rvnkre4

A Framework for Quality of Service Control Through Pricing Mechanisms

S. Shelford, E.G. Manning, G.C. Shoja
2006 2006 IEEE/IFIP Network Operations and Management Symposium NOMS 2006  
Most research in network pricing focuses on improving QoS for a single network.  ...  After reviewing the structure of the Internet, and the locations of bottlenecks, we describe an architecture for delivering QoS across multiple networks using QoS-Transit Services.  ...  QoS in current transit agreements is specified by a Service Level Agreement (SLA), which usually defines the maximum delay and packet loss for a network.  ... 
doi:10.1109/noms.2006.1687535 dblp:conf/noms/ShelfordMS06 fatcat:33n7u4qle5ejxaygjk26xbdhha

Fair scheduling of dynamically provisioned WDM connections with differentiated signal quality

A. Muhammad, C. Cavdar, P. Monti
2012 2012 16th International Conference on Optical Network Design and Modelling (ONDM)  
Among the various on-line strategies proposed to provision such services, the ones based on service level agreement (SLA) metrics such as setup delay tolerance and connection holding-time awareness showed  ...  the improvements in terms of overall network blocking probability.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT The work described in this paper was carried out with the support of "Security in All-optical network" project, funded by VINNOVA (The Swedish Governmental Agency for Innovation Systems)  ... 
doi:10.1109/ondm.2012.6210281 dblp:conf/ondm/MuhammadCM12 fatcat:dkmlp52i5nhs3mq4wmqcojueiu

Coordinating IT and Network Virtualisation to Provide Infrastructure as a Service: A GEYSERS Approach for the Future Internet [chapter]

Sergi Figuerola, Joan Antoni García-Espín, Jordi Ferrer Riera, Ester López, Eduard Escalona, Reza Nejabati, Shuping Peng, Dimitra Simeonidou
2012 Lecture Notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering  
In this article we propose the GEYSERS project approach for Future Internet based on provisioning full infrastructures as a service by using IT and transport network resource virtualization.  ...  service needs.  ...  Acknowledgments.This work has been supported by the FP7 GEYSERS through the European Commission under Grant Agreement no. 248657.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-30422-4_18 fatcat:flgceg7h7naf5o2knyclklc5mq

A Review of QoS-based Routing Mechanisms over Shared Mesh Protected Optical Infrastructures

Alireza Nafarieh, Shyamala Sivakumar, Muhammad Raza, William Robertson
2014 Procedia Computer Science  
The paper describes a literature overview of the main building blocks of service level agreement based architectures over priority-aware shared mesh optical networks.  ...  The standardized protocols and existing algorithms for path attributes and service level agreement parameters negotiation are studied in this paper and shortcomings of each are identified.  ...  To achieve this goal, service providers should be capable of coping with management architecture problems including dynamic service level agreement (SLA) negotiation, probability of SLA violation, and  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.procs.2014.05.533 fatcat:wzfili3uyvfexptqqyuj7crg3y

Reference Architecture for Multi-Layer Software Defined Optical Data Center Networks

Casimer DeCusatis
2015 Electronics  
This is due to the lack of automated provisioning in current data center networks (both copper and optical).  ...  This demonstrates multi-tenancy in an optical MAN/WAN and significantly faster dynamic resource provisioning.  ...  Adva, Brocade, Ciena, IBM, Lenovo, NEC, Plexxi, and Vyatta.  ... 
doi:10.3390/electronics4030633 fatcat:dmehnmn2nvbytlpiedq7pvryou

DQOBSR Protocol with QoS Provisioning for OBS Metro Rings

M. Thachayani, R. Nakkeeran
2013 Journal of Photonics  
In this paper, the quality of service (QoS) provisioning scheme for DQOBSR protocol is presented.  ...  OBS networks are capable of operating with or without optical buffers and wavelength converters.  ...  In this paper, the QoS provisioning for DQOBSR-based networks is presented, and the performance is analyzed through simulation and mathematical modeling.  ... 
doi:10.1155/2013/515074 fatcat:rzzgwfrpx5d2teixwvfzato6j4
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