This paper proposes a new paradigm and strategy for resource management in optical networks considering that
resources allocated to a user or service can be squatted in by third parties temporarily in order to provide support
for emergency situations or allocate traffic from different priorities that experience a sudden increase of
demanded resources in the network. We introduce the strategies of Soft Squatting and Hard Squatting.
Moreover, we propose a model and a preliminary evaluation for fibre infrastructure sharing in all-optical
networks using the proposed squatting strategies.
CitationGarcia-Espin, J.A.; Hesselbach, X. Squat-based resource management strategy for enabling shared infrastructures over optical networks. A: International Conference on Transparent Optical Networks. "ICTON2010". Munich: Marian Marciniak, IEEE, 2010, p. 1-4.
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