[NANOG] DWDM

Dale W. Carder dwcarder at wisc.edu
Fri Apr 25 10:04:44 CDT 2008


On Apr 25, 2008, at 3:00 AM, Scott E. MacKenzie wrote:
> Does anyone know where I can locate a list of DWDM networks  
> deployed for
> Education, Science & Research, and Commercialization?

Here's a map showing some of the regional optical networks
run by the R&E community. There's a lot more unrepresented
here, especially in metro environments.

http://paintsquirrel.ucs.indiana.edu/RON/archive/fiber_map_current.pdf

Most of this stuff is then connected into NLR, Internet2.

> We need to determine the practicality of DWDM use...

Highly practical, and the latest network planning tools seem
to be halfway decent from the 2 vendors we use.

Dale




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