Making interconnection agreements between networks more dynamic

Keith Medcalf kmedcalf at dessus.com
Tue May 23 23:40:11 UTC 2017


> >> to me, this was the dream of optical switching and gmpls (which is
> >> not mpls)
> > And, pray tell, what is the use of me setting up "peering" between
> > myself and a network on the other side of the world when the data
> > still has to flow over the same connections, merely encapsulated
> > inside a tunnel?
 
> read "which is not mpls" a few more times.  than maybe read a bit on
> gmpls and optical switching.  you may find
> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Generalized_Multi-Protocol_Label_Switching
> a reasonable place to start.

Ok, but does this still not pre-suppose that an appropriate physical path that has sufficient available bandwidth/slots is already present?





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