Control Plane for Carrier-Grade Ethernet Network

@article{Lamminen2009ControlPF,
  title={Control Plane for Carrier-Grade Ethernet Network},
  author={Olli-Pekka Lamminen and Marko Luoma and Jukka Nousiainen and Taneli Taira},
  journal={2009 IEEE Globecom Workshops},
  year={2009},
  pages={1-6}
}
We present a control plane architecture for a service- oriented carrier-grade Ethernet transport network. Our control plane is based on a centralized Management System and separate Control Elements. Network topology information is gathered from the Control Elements with Ethernet-extended IS-IS pro- tocol. Based on the topology, the Management System is able to provision transport tunnels in the domain in an optimal way, utilizing a dedicated path computation element. RSVP-TEEth protocol, an… 

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