OFC: Huawei Demos IP+O, T-SDN Apps
LOS ANGELES -- Huawei today demonstrated its IP + optical and Transport Software-Defined Networking (TSDN) applications at the Optical Fiber Communication Conference and Exposition (OFC).
The Huawei IP + optical application showcased at the event comprised a number of features including a graphical multi-layer network view of the SDN application system, automatic resource discovery, automatic IP link setup, automatic service provisioning and multi-layer network protection. Huawei also presented bandwidth-on-demand (BoD), transport network virtualization and innovative VTS2.0 applications, which provide network level services that can be customized by tenants, as well as cloud-like resilience.
The Huawei IP + optical and Transport SDN applications are based on the Open Network Operating System (ONOS) and are the first of their kind to be developed through the operator-oriented SDN open source platform. This demonstration marks a key milestone in Huawei's efforts to advance SDN from open source development into a technology that can be used commercially.
During the OFC event, the Huawei ONOS-based Smart Network Controller (SNC) and NetMatrix service synergy platform were demonstrated using a centralized software system to remotely control a real network constructed with Huawei NE series routers and Huawei OptiX OSN series smart optical devices located in Dallas, Texas.
ONOS is the industry’s first open-source SDN control platform which focuses on operators’ networks and service requirements. Led by leading global operators and equipment suppliers, the platform considers various operator demands including high performance, reliability, security, and scalability. Its robust architecture design makes it an ideal choice for operators who need to develop their business in the future.
Huawei recently announced that together with ONOS and Open Networking Foundation (ONF), they will build an open and innovative SDN industry ecosystem, enabling operators to accelerate SDN commercialization.