Now showing items 1-20 of 62

    • 1.3 µm SDN-enabled optical packet switch architecture for high performance and programmable data center network 

      Miao, Wang; Agraz Bujan, Fernando; De Waardt, Huug D.; Spadaro, Salvatore; Sebastian Dorren, Harm Joseph; Calabretta, Nicola (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2015)
      Conference report
      Restricted access - publisher's policy
      We demonstrate a 1.3 µm port-count scalable SDN-enabled optical packet switch architecture for programmable data-center networks. Experimental assessments of a 40Gb/s 4×4 switch system with SDN-control show <10-5 packet-loss ...
    • A fully SDN enabled all-optical architecture for data centre virtualisation with time and space multiplexing 

      Kondepu, K; Jackson, Chirs; Ou, Y; Pagès Cruz, Albert; Agraz Bujan, Fernando; Spadaro, Salvatore (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2018-07-01)
      Article
      Open Access
      Virtual Data Centre (VDC) solutions provide an environment that is able to quickly scale-up and where virtual machines and network resources can be quickly added on-demand through self-service procedures. VDC providers ...
    • A hierarchical AI-based control plane solution for multi-technology deterministic networks 

      Giardina, Pietro G.; Bernini, Giacomo; Cárcel, José Luis; Rosales, Rafael; Frascolla, Valerio; Szilágyi, Péter; Velasco Esteban, Luis Domingo; Spadaro, Salvatore; Agraz Bujan, Fernando; Doostnejad, Roya; Chiasserini, Carla Fabiana; Robitzsch, Sebastian; Calvillo Fernández, Alejandro (Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), 2023)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      Following the Industry 4.0 vision of a full digitization of the industry, time-critical services and applications, allowing network infrastructures to deliver information with determinism and reliability, are becoming more ...
    • A multicast routing scheme for the Internet: simulation and experimentation in large-scale networks 

      Careglio, Davide; Agraz Bujan, Fernando; Papadimitriou, Dimitri (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute, 2021-09-17)
      Article
      Open Access
      With the globalisation of the multimedia entertainment industry and the popularity of streaming and content services, multicast routing is (re-)gaining interest as a bandwidth saving technique. In the 1990’s, multicast ...
    • A novel SDN enabled hybrid optical packet/circuit switched data centre network: the LIGHTNESS approach 

      Peng, Shuping; Simeonidou, Dimitra; Zervas, George; Spadaro, Salvatore; Perelló Muntan, Jordi; Agraz Bujan, Fernando; Careglio, Davide; Becerra Fontal, Yolanda; Farreras Esclusa, Montserrat (2014)
      Conference report
      Restricted access - publisher's policy
      Current over-provisioned and multi-tier data centre networks (DCN) deploy rigid control and management platforms, which are not able to accommodate the ever-growing workload driven by the increasing demand of ...
    • Actuation framework for 5G-enabled network slices with QoE/QoS guarantees 

      Montero, Rafael; Agraz Bujan, Fernando; Pagès Cruz, Albert; Spadaro, Salvatore (2019)
      Conference report
      Restricted access - publisher's policy
      Network slicing is identified as the enabling technology for efficient service delivery in future 5G networks. Moreover, a key aspect in 5G network slicing relates to the delivery and maintenance of QoS/QoE guarantees for ...
    • Advanced routing mechanisms in ASON/GMPLS networks 

      Agraz Bujan, Fernando (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2012-10-01)
      Doctoral thesis
      Open Access
      Current network infrastructures are supported on a layered model whereby heterogeneous data traffic can be seamlessly transported. In this architecture, where client/server relationships are established between adjacent ...
    • 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)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      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 ...
    • Analysis of service blocking reduction strategies in capacity-limited disaggregated datacenters 

      Pagès Cruz, Albert; Agraz Bujan, Fernando; Spadaro, Salvatore (2020)
      Conference report
      Restricted access - publisher's policy
      Disaggregated DCs offer multiple benefits. However, transmission capacity limitations at blade level can severely degrade their performance. We analyze several strategies to enhance their service acceptance.
    • Analysis of traffic engineering information dissemination strategies in PCE-based multi-domain optical networks 

      Spadaro, Salvatore; Perelló Muntan, Jordi; Hernández Sola, Guillem; Moreno, A.; Agraz Bujan, Fernando; Comellas Colomé, Jaume; Junyent Giralt, Gabriel (IEEE Computer Society Publications, 2010)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      This paper presents and compares different TE information dissemination strategies between Path Computation Elements (PCEs) in multi-domain optical networks. In such network context, recent studies have found that ...
    • Autonomous resource assignment for optimal utilization in optical data centre infrastructures 

      Pagès Cruz, Albert; Biosca Caro, Jordi; Agraz Bujan, Fernando; Spadaro, Salvatore (Optica Publishing Group, 2021)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      We present an architectural solution based on data analytics for self-organizing optical data centers. Thanks to a reinforcement learning-based cognitive layer, an adaptive and autonomous resource assignment to deployed ...
    • Control and orchestration solutions for end-to-end time sensitive services in future 6G networks 

      Spadaro, Salvatore; Agraz Bujan, Fernando; Pagès Cruz, Albert (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2023)
      Conference lecture
      Restricted access - publisher's policy
      The provisioning of time sensitive end-to-end services in future 6G networks imposes multiple technical challenges, spanning from the data plane to the control and orchestration planes. In particular, the automation of the ...
    • Data plane technology-agnostic control and orchestration architecture for optical disaggregated data centers 

      Agraz Bujan, Fernando; Pagès Cruz, Albert; Spadaro, Salvatore (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2022)
      Conference report
      Restricted access - publisher's policy
      We propose a novel SDN control and orchestration architecture to provide composed IaaS over optical disaggregated data centers. We experimentally validate intent-based mechanisms that make the architecture independent from ...
    • Demonstration of GMPLS-controlled device power management for next generation green optical networks 

      Morea, Annalisa; Perelló Muntan, Jordi; Agraz Bujan, Fernando; Spadaro, Salvatore (2012)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      We propose GMPLS protocol enhancements enabling dynamic power state management of optoelectronic network devices for setup-time-aware differentiated connection provisioning. Daily energy savings of 56% are demonstrated in ...
    • Demonstration of reconfigurable virtual data center networks enabled by OPS with QoS guarantees 

      Miao, Wang; Peng, Shuping; Spadaro, Salvatore; Bernini, Giacomo; Agraz Bujan, Fernando; Ferrer Ferré, Àlex; Perelló Muntan, Jordi; Zervas, Georgios; Nejabati, Reza; Ciulli, Nicola; Simeonidou, Dimitra; Dorren, Harm; Calabretta, Nicola (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2014)
      Conference report
      Restricted access - publisher's policy
      We demonstrate a reconfigurable virtual datacenter network by utilizing statistical multiplexing offered by scalable and flow-controlled optical switching system. Results show QoS guarantees by the priority assignment and ...
    • Demonstration of the benefits of SDN technology for all-optical data centre virtualisation 

      Jackson, Chris; Nejabati, Reza; Agraz Bujan, Fernando; Pagès Cruz, Albert; Galili, Michael; Spadaro, Salvatore; Simeonidou, Dimitra (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2017)
      Conference report
      Restricted access - publisher's policy
      An integrated software stack made up of extended OpenStack, OpenDaylight and custom OpenFlow agents enabling Virtual Data Centre deployment on an all-optical architecture employing hollow-core fibre, TDM fast switches and ...
    • Design and implementation of a GMPLS-controlled grooming-capable optical transport network 

      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, 2009-07)
      Article
      Open Access
      Aiming at better resource utilization, an important requirement of future optical transport networks is the capability to accommodate subwavelength client flows efficiently. This can be put into action thanks to the ...
    • Development and experimentation towards a multicast-enabled Internet 

      Careglio, Davide; Papadimitriou, Dimitri; Agraz Bujan, Fernando; Sahhaf, S; Perelló Muntan, Jordi; Tavernier, W; Spadaro, Salvatore; Colle, Didier (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2014)
      Conference report
      Restricted access - publisher's policy
      In this paper, we report our development experience and experimentation studies of two multicast routing schemes for the Internet, namely, PIM-SSM and GCMR. We detail their implementation over the Quagga open ...
    • Dynamic impairment-aware optical networking: some experimental results of the EU DICONET project 

      Spadaro, Salvatore; Perelló Muntan, Jordi; Agraz Bujan, Fernando; Angelou, Marianna; Azodolmolky, Siamak; Qin, Yixuan; Nejabati, Reza; Simeonidou, Dimitra; Tomkos, Ioannis (2011)
      Conference report
      Restricted access - publisher's policy
      The paper presents some results from the experimental validation of the achievements of the EU DICONET project. Specifically, the DICONET test-bed is presented and the experiments conducted for the performance evaluation ...
    • Dynamic service reallocation in NFV-based transport WDM optical networks 

      Pagès Cruz, Albert; Agraz Bujan, Fernando; Montero, Rafael; Spadaro, Salvatore (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2018)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      Future network services are expected to deliver additional functionalities besides connectivity. The Network Function Virtualization (NFV) paradigm provides the foundation for such concept. We propose a reallocation-based ...