• ABNO-driven content distribution in the telecom cloud 

    Gifre Renom, Lluís; Tornatore, Massimo; Contreras Murillo, Luis Miguel; Mukherjee, Biswanath; Velasco Esteban, Luis Domingo (2017-11-01)
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    As current traffic growth is expected to strain capacity of today¿s metro network, novel content distribution architectures where contents are placed closer to the users are being investigated. In that regard, telecom ...
  • A column generation approach for large-scale RSA-based network planning 

    Ruiz Ramírez, Marc; Zotkiewicz, Mateusz; Velasco Esteban, Luis Domingo; Comellas Colomé, Jaume (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2013)
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    In flexgrid-based optical networks, the problem of finding optimal route and spectrum allocation (RSA) for the demands in a traffic matrix becomes harder to solve than similar problems in fixed DWDM networks, mainly due ...
  • Active PCE demonstration performing elastic operations and hitless defragmentation in flexible grid optical networks 

    Paolucci, Francesco; Castro Casales, Alberto; Fresi, Francesco; Imran, Muhammad; Giorgetti, Alessio; Bhownik, Bishanka Brata; Berrettini, Gianluca; Meloni, Gianluca; Cugini, Filippo; Velasco Esteban, Luis Domingo; Poti, Luca; Castoldi, Piero (2015-02-01)
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  • Adapting the virtual network topology to near future traffic 

    Morales Alcaide, Fernando; Festa, Paola; Ruiz Ramírez, Marc; Velasco Esteban, Luis Domingo (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2017)
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    The introduction of new services requiring large and dynamic bitrate connectivity can cause changes in the direction of the traffic in metro and even core network segments along the day. This leads to large overprovisioning ...
  • After failure repair optimization in dynamic flexgrid optical networks 

    Ruiz Ramírez, Marc; Zotkiewicz, Mateusz; Castro Casales, Alberto; Klinkowski, Miroslaw; Velasco Esteban, Luis Domingo; Pioro, Michal (The Optical Society (OSA), 2014)
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    We introduce the problem of reoptimizing the network after a link failure has been repaired as an effective way for reducing capacity usage and improving network performance. Numerical results show gains higher than 42%.
  • A GRASP-based heuristic to design the GMPLS control plane network topology with resilience guarantees 

    Ruiz Ramírez, Marc; Velasco Esteban, Luis Domingo; Junyent Giralt, Gabriel; Comellas Colomé, Jaume (IEEE Press. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2008)
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    The control plane topology has traditionally followed that of the data plane and therefore the design of the former, as well as its resilience, has been addressed in the latter's one. Owing to the fact that a clear separation ...
  • A GRASP with path-relinking heuristic for the survivable IP/MPLS-over-WSON multi-layer network optimization problem 

    Pedrola Escribà, Òscar; Ruiz Ramírez, Marc; Velasco Esteban, Luis Domingo; Careglio, Davide; González de Dios, Óscar; Comellas Colomé, Jaume (2013-12)
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    In this paper we deal with the survivable internet protocol (IP)/multi-protocol label switching (MPLS)-over-wavelength switched optical network (WSON) multi-layer network optimization problem (SIMNO). This problem entails ...
  • An analytical model for GMPLS control plane resilience quantification 

    Ruiz, M; Perelló Muntan, Jordi; Velasco Esteban, Luis Domingo; Spadaro, Salvatore; Comellas Colomé, Jaume (2009-12)
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    This paper concentrates on the resilience of the Generalized Multi-Protocol Label Switching (GMPLS) enabled control plane. To this end, the problem of control plane resilience in GMPLS-controlled networks is firstly stated ...
  • An architecture to support autonomic slice networking 

    Velasco Esteban, Luis Domingo; Gifre, Lluís; Izquierdo Zaragoza, José Luis; Paolucci, Francesco; Vela, Alba P.; Sgambelluri, Andrea; Ruiz Ramírez, Marc; Cugini, Filippo (2017-09-01)
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    IEEE Network slices combine resource virtualization with the isolation level required by future 5G applications. In addition, the use of monitoring and data analytics help to maintain the required network performance, while ...
  • An elastic networks OMNeT++-based simulator 

    Asensio Garcia, Adrian; Castro Casales, Alberto; Velasco Esteban, Luis Domingo; Comellas Colomé, Jaume (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2013)
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    An increasing number of studies about flexgrid-based elastic optical networks are currently being carried out by industry as well as academic research teams. As access to real test-beds is limited, there is a lack of ...
  • An experimental GMPLS-controlled network test-bed enabling sub-wavelength connection provisioning 

    Agraz Bujan, Fernando; Velasco Esteban, Luis Domingo; Perelló Muntan, Jordi; Ruiz Ramírez, Marc; Spadaro, Salvatore; Junyent Giralt, Gabriel; Comellas Colomé, Jaume (IEEE Press. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2009-06-28)
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    The efficient accommodation of sub-wavelength client flows on optical channels is a current challenge for resources use optimization in GMPLS controlled optical networks. While optical channels capacity usually exceeds 10 ...
  • An in-operation planning tool architecture for flexgrid network re-optimization 

    Gifre Renom, Lluís; Castro Casales, Alberto; Ruiz Ramírez, Marc; Navarro, Nacho; Velasco Esteban, Luis Domingo (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2014)
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    In-operation network planning consists in re-optimizing a network, currently being operated to transport traffic, either minimizing resource utilization or maximizing the transported traffic. In the context of flexgrid ...
  • Architecture of a specialized back-end high performance computing-based PCE for flexgrid networks 

    Gifre Renom, Lluís; Velasco Esteban, Luis Domingo; Navarro, Nacho (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2013)
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    The requirement of executing network re-optimization operations to efficiently manage and deploy new generation flexgrid-based optical networks has brought to light the need of some specialized PCEs capable of performing ...
  • A service-oriented hybrid access network and clouds architecture 

    Velasco Esteban, Luis Domingo; Contreras, Luis Miguel; Ferraris, Giuseppe; Stavdas, Alexandros; Cugini, Filippo; Wiegand, Manfred; Fernández Palacios, Juan Pedro (2015-04-01)
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    Many telecom operators are deploying their own cloud infrastructure with the two-fold objective of providing cloud services to their customers and enabling network function virtualization. In this article we present an ...
  • A traffic intensity model for flexgrid optical network planning under dynamic traffic operation 

    Ruiz Ramírez, Marc; Velasco Esteban, Luis Domingo; Comellas Colomé, Jaume; Junyent Giralt, Gabriel (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2013)
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    We obtain a model to estimate the highest traffic intensity that a flexgrid-based network can support in dynamic scenarios. A design problem is introduced to illustrate its application. Numerical results validate both ...
  • BER degradation detection and failure identification in elastic optical networks 

    Vela, Alba P.; Ruiz Ramírez, Marc; Fresi, Francesco; Sambo, Nicola; Cugini, Filippo; Meloni, Gianluca; Poti, Luca; Velasco Esteban, Luis Domingo; Castoldi, Piero (2017-08-30)
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    IEEE Optical connections support virtual links in MPLS-over-optical multilayer networks and therefore, errors in the optical layer impact on the quality of the services deployed on such networks. Monitoring the performance ...
  • Big data analytics for the virtual network topology reconfiguration use case 

    Gifre Renom, Lluís; Morales Alcaide, Fernando; Velasco Esteban, Luis Domingo; Ruiz Ramírez, Marc (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2016)
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    ABNO's OAM Handler is extended with big data analytics capabilities to anticipate traffic changes in volume and direction. Predicted traffic is used to trigger virtual network topology re-optimization. When the virtual ...
  • Big data analytics in support of virtual network topology adaptability 

    Gifre Renom, Lluís; Contreras, Luis Miguel; Lopez Alvarez, Victor; Velasco Esteban, Luis Domingo (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2016)
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    ABNO's OAM Handler is extended with big data analytics capabilities to anticipate traffic changes in volume and direction. Predicted traffic is used as input for VNT re-optimization. Experimental assessment is realized on ...
  • Big Data-backed video distribution in the telecom cloud 

    Ruiz Ramírez, Marc; Germán Duarte, Martín; Contreras, Luis Miguel; Velasco Esteban, Luis Domingo (2016-06-15)
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    Telecom operators are starting the deployment of Content Delivery Networks (CDN) to better control and manage video contents injected into the network. Cache nodes placed close to end users can manage contents and adapt ...
  • Bringing data analytics to the network nodes for efficient traffic anomalies detection 

    Pérez Vela, Alba; Ruiz Ramírez, Marc; Velasco Esteban, Luis Domingo (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2017)
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    Traffic anomalies can create network congestion, so its prompt and accurate detection would allow network operators to make decisions to guarantee the network performance avoiding services to experience any perturbation. ...