Towards a carrier SDN: an example for elastic inter-datacenter connectivity

L. Velasco, A. Asensio, J.L. Berral, A. Castro, V. López
2013 Optics Express  
We propose a network-driven transfer mode for cloud operations in a step towards a carrier SDN. Inter-datacenter connectivity is requested in terms of volume of data and completion time. The SDN controller translates and forwards requests to an active PCE controlling a flexgrid network.
doi:10.1364/oe.22.000055 pmid:24514965 fatcat:v37iqy22mjgajcesorlx4wmfvu