Modeling GMPLS and optical MPLS networks

H. Christiansen, H. Wessing
10th International Conference on Telecommunications, 2003. ICT 2003.  
A consequence of migrating the existing Internet architecture to an all-optical one is that the network will consist o f a mixture of equipment, ranging from electrical routers to all,optical packet switches. Hence, future networks will consist ofmultiple do-., mains employing different technologies: The MPLS concept is : attractive because it can work as a unifying control structure : . '
doi:10.1109/ictel.2003.1191237 fatcat:cwfocqqspbgl7k772b2fa7izru