Some Comments on GMPLS and Optical Technologies

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Authors Greg Bernstein  , Vishal Sharma 
Last updated 2000-11-13
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GMPLS [2] is being considered as an extension to the MPLS framework to include optical, non-packet switched technologies. This draft reviews the motivation for doing so from an end-user’s perspective and points out some key requirements/impacts that this will have on the extensions to the routing and label distribution/signaling protocols.


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