Unique Features and Requirements for The Optical Layer Control Plane

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Authors Alex Chiu  , John Strand  , Roman Tkachuk  , James Luciani 
Last updated 2001-03-02
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Advances in the Optical Layer control plane is critical to ensure tremendous amount of bandwidth generated by the DWDM technology be provided to upper layer services in a timely, reliable, and cost effective fashion. This document describes some unique features and requirements for the Optical Layer control plane that protocol designers need to take into consideration


Alex Chiu (Alex.Chiu@eng.sun.com)
John Strand (jls@att.com)
Roman Tkachuk (roman@bit.ternopil.ua)
James Luciani (james_luciani@mindspring.com)

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