The Impact of Advanced Optical Technologies on Transport SDN


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Achim Autenrieth presented this slide set at the Future Internet Assembly in March 2014. It's all about the impact of advanced optical technologies on transport SDN.

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The Impact of Advanced Optical Technologies on Transport SDN

  1. 1. Achim Autenrieth, ADVA Optical Networking FIA - FUTURE INTERNET ASSEMBLY Athens, 20/03/2014 The Impact of Advanced Optical Technologies on Transport SDN
  2. 2. © 2014 ADVA Optical Networking. All rights reserved.22 @ICTstrauss • Project Facts • Start Date: 1/6/2013 • Duration: 36M • EU Funding: 1.49 M€ • JP Funding: 2.82 M€ • EU CONSORTIUM • CTTC (ES) • ADVA Optical Networking (DE), • Telefónica I+D (ES) • University of Bristol (UK) • Fraunhofer – HHI (DE) • JP CONSORTIUM • Osaka University • KDDI R&D Laboratories Inc. • Fujitsu Ltd. • Contact: • Raul Muñoz, CTTC • Ken-ichi Kitayama, Osaka University Scalable and Efficient Orchestration of Ethernet Services Using Software- defined and Flexible Optical Networks Industrial Partners Research Centers Universities
  3. 3. © 2014 ADVA Optical Networking. All rights reserved.33 Design, Integration and Development of • Service and network orchestration layer • interworking and coordination of heterogeneous control plane and transport technologies to offer end-to-end Ethernet transport services. • Optical Packet Switching (OPS) nodes for aggregation networks • Flex-grid DWDM Optical Circuit Switching (OCS) for metro and long haul transport • Virtualization layer for dynamic and on-demand partitioning of the optical infrastructure, offering virtual optical Ethernet transport networks (slices) • Legacy (e.g. GMPLS) and new (e.g. OpenFlow based) control plane approaches for the control and management of virtual slices STRAUSS Project Objectives
  4. 4. © 2014 ADVA Optical Networking. All rights reserved.44 NMS / CP / SDN Mission Key Facts Transport SDN for Flexible Optical Networks • Datacenter Connectivity • Cloud Bursting • Secure multi- tenancy • Global network visibility with “real-time” control • De-couple virtual from physical network • NFV support From cloud access to optical Terabit/s connectivity Use Cases and Drivers Enablers DC Site 1 MAN / WAN DC Site NEnterprise Tenant B cloud Tenant C cloudTenant A cloud • Network Abstraction • Virtualization • Open & standardized interfaces • Multi-tenancy capability • Integration with existing OSS / NMS / CP SDN turns the network into a programmable resource
  5. 5. © 2014 ADVA Optical Networking. All rights reserved.55 Advanced Optical Technologies Symbol rate (SR) is additional parameter: • 400G leverages 100G (~30GBd) • 1T needs 2..3x SR (~75GBd) 50GHz spaced channels Future higher- speed channels Maximum spectral efficiency super- channels OpticalPower l nm C Any Direction WSS WSS WSS WSS λ1λ2 λ3 TX WSS Any Color MissionColorless, Directionless ROADMs Flexible Grid Optical Layer SW-Defined Transceivers Optical Spectrum as a Service From fixed DWDM to software-defined optical networking.
  6. 6. © 2014 ADVA Optical Networking. All rights reserved.66 Transport SDN – Early Attempts “If all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail.” Abraham Maslow, 1966 Transport SDN is much more than OpenFlow and protocol extensions.
  7. 7. © 2014 ADVA Optical Networking. All rights reserved.77 “Legacy”Transport Network programmability HW abstraction and virtualization Centralized management & control Flow/circuit oriented data plane SDN vs. “Legacy” Optical Transport Separation of data and control plane Top-down approach: Facilitate optical layer virtualization & programmability.      SDN Principles
  8. 8. © 2014 ADVA Optical Networking. All rights reserved.88 Optical Network Hypervisor WAN is exposed as virtual topology using OpenFlow or Restful API. SDN Controller #2 SDN Controller #1 Provider Controller SDN Controller #3 Optical Network Controller / HyperVisor FSP SW Suite SNMP, NETCONF OF, NETCONF, RESTful API OF, NETCONF, PCEP OF, PCEP, NETCONF GMPLS-AL, BGP-LS SNMP, MTOSI OpenFlow PCEP GMPLS-ALBGP-LS NETCONF/YANG REST AbstractionPhysicalressourcesDerivedtopology GMPLS TED LSPDB
  9. 9. © 2014 ADVA Optical Networking. All rights reserved.99 STRAUSS SDN Orchestration Testbed SDN Network Orchestration ABNO Controller PCE GMPLS-enabled Flexi-grid DWDM domain Active Stateful PCE TED LSPDBTED Topology Server VNTM Topology Server OPS Flow Server Provisioning Manager TREMA Controller REST API OpenFlow OpenFlow- enabled OPS/Flexi-grid DWDM domain NOX Controller REST API OpenFlow OpenFlow- enabled OPS DWDM domain OpenFlow Controller REST API Network Hypervisor OpenFlow + GMPLS enabled DWDM domain OCS OPS OCS TED LSPDB
  10. 10. © 2014 ADVA Optical Networking. All rights reserved.1010 Optical Transport Network Evolution with Software Defined Networking Network & Service Mgmt & Apps Control Plane SDN Existing NM & CP software portfolio will be extended and complemented with new SDN-based software modules Abstraction & Virtualization End-to-End Service Orchestration Network Programmability   
  11. 11. Achim Autenrieth Thank You IMPORTANT NOTICE The content of this presentation is strictly confidential. ADVA Optical Networking is the exclusive owner or licensee of the content, material, and information in this presentation. Any reproduction, publication or reprint, in whole or in part, is strictly prohibited. The information in this presentation may not be accurate, complete or up to date, and is provided without warranties or representations of any kind, either express or implied. ADVA Optical Networking shall not be responsible for and disclaims any liability for any loss or damages, including without limitation, direct, indirect, incidental, consequential and special damages, alleged to have been caused by or in connection with using and/or relying on the information contained in this presentation. Copyright © for the entire content of this presentation: ADVA Optical Networking.