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SIP-empowered optical networks for future IT services and applications

Callegati, Franco and Campi, Aldo and Corazza, Giorgio and Simeonidou, Dimitra and Zervas, Georgios S and Qin, Yixuan and Nejabati, Reza (2009) 'SIP-empowered optical networks for future IT services and applications.' IEEE Communications Magazine, 47 (5). pp. 48-54. ISSN 0163-6804

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Abstract

This article presents a novel application-aware network architecture for evolving and emerging IT services and applications. It proposes to enrich an optical burst switching network with a session control layer that can close the gap between application requests and network control. The session control layer is implemented using the session initiation protocol, giving birth to what is called a SIP-OBS architecture. The article discusses the important added value of this architecture, and shows that it may support a number of end-to-end resource discovery and reservation strategies (for both network and non-network resources). Finally, it presents a testbed implementation where this approach was experimentally validated.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
Divisions: Faculty of Science and Health > Computer Science and Electronic Engineering, School of
Depositing User: Jim Jamieson
Date Deposited: 17 Aug 2012 12:47
Last Modified: 17 Aug 2012 12:47
URI: http://repository.essex.ac.uk/id/eprint/3759

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