This paper proposes a novel scheme-Admission Control for Ethernet Services (ACES), a centralized system that works with the Ethernet Provisioning Server and is used in conjunction with Multiple Spanning Trees Protocol to control Ethernet Virtual Connections admission into the Service Provider network and determine the most efficient path selection through… (More)
I. INTRODUCTION The tremendous acceptance of Gigabit Ethernet in most Local Area Networks (LANs) has created pressure on carriers and service providers (SPs) to offer native Ethernet services at gigabit rates in the MAN and WAN environment. The simplicity, low cost, and ubiquitous of Ethernet has resulted in increased interest among the research… (More)
This paper presents a signaling framework for supporting and implementing traffic engineering in an all Ethernet global multi-service infrastructure.