CALIENT Technologies

Move the light, not the fiber

March 13, 2016
Bringing Multilayer SDN Transport Optimization to Life at ONS
by David Altstaetter

In wide-area transport networks, one of the significant advantages of software-defined networking (SDN) is the ability to deliver multi-layer optimization. This allows traffic to be switched through the IP/MPLS network or pure optical transport paths based on cost, performance, and protection policies. Moving traffic to the optical layer results in lower cost and latency for traffic that doesn’t need to […]