Flexible OTN / fractional 100GbE

Tom Hill tom at ninjabadger.net
Wed May 29 14:20:14 UTC 2019

On 29/05/2019 15:09, Jérôme Nicolle wrote:
> I don't find what I need there. I just want to plug an OTU4 uplink in a
> standard QSFP28 port, no fancy photonics are required, and benefit from
> inband monitoring and management, FEC and trafic isolation.
> It would idealy be represented in ONL or Cumulus as a new type of
> interfaces, with OSC and every muxponded ODU as sub-interfaces, and a
> new type of bridge to patch them to other ODUs or map them to ethernet
> service ports… Every sub-if having SNMP OIDs for load, FEC reporting and
> latency measurement.
> I hope it's a bit more clear now ?

Very clear. If you do find this veritable moon-on-a-stick device, please
do let me know.

Asking PacketLight to fix their software might not be a bad start, or
perhaps asking their competition if they can do better (see Infinera,
Coriant, Adva, Ciena, etc.)



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