The Optical Networking and Communication
Conference & Exhibition

San Diego Convention Center,
San Diego, California, USA

2017 SDN & NFV Demonstration Zone Presentations

SDN Control Framework with Dynamic Resource Assignment for Slotted Optical Datacenter Networks
Giada Landi3, Ioannis Patronas1, Konstantinos Kontodimas2, Muzzamil Aziz4, Konstantinos Christodoulopoulos2, Angelos Kyriakos1, Marco Capitani3, Amirreza F. Hamedani4, Dionysis Reisis1, Emmanuel Varvarigos2, Paraskevas Bakopoulos1, Hercules Avramopoulos1; 1National Technical Univ. of Athens, Greece; 2Computer Engineering and Informatics Department, Univ. of Patras, Greece; 3Nextworks, Italy; 4Gesellschaft für wissenschaftliche Datenverarbeitung mbH , Germany.
An SDN control framework is demonstrated enabling slotted operation for dynamic resources assignment in optically-switched datacenters. The demonstration includes the SDN controller with scheduler plugins and north-/southbound interfaces, and the SDN agent communicating to data-plane.

Fully Automated Peer Service Orchestration of Cloud and Network Resources using ACTN and CSO
Ricard Vilalta1, Young Lee2, Haomian Zheng3, Yi Lin3, Ramon Casellas1, Arturo Mayoral1, Ricardo Martinez1, Raul Muñoz1, Luis Miguel Contreras Murillo4, Victor Lopez4; 1CTTC, Spain; 2Huawei Technologies USA R&D Center, USA; 3Huawei Technologies Co., China; 4Telefónica Global CTO, Spain.
This demo proposes the fully automated establishment of a network service using a peer inter-CSO interface in ACTN. The underlying network resources have been abstracted and virtualized in order to provide a network slice.

Demonstration of the Benefits of SDN Technology for All-optical Data Centre Virtualisation,
Chris R. Jackson1, Reza Nejabati1, Fernando Agraz2, Albert Pagès2, Michael Galili3, Salvatore Spadaro2, Dimitra Simeonidou1; 1Univ. of Bristol, UK; 2Universitat Polit`ecnica de Catalunya, Spain; 3Danmarks Teknisken Universitet, Denmark.
An integrated software stack made up of extended OpenStack, Open-Daylight and custom OpenFlow agents enabling Virtual Data Centre deployment on an all-optical architecture employing hollow-core fibre, TDM fast switches and a circuit switched backplane.

E2E Transport API Demonstration in Hierarchical Scenarios,
Victor Lopez2, Itay Maor3, Karthik Sethuraman4, Arturo Mayoral López de Lerma1, Lyndon Y. Ong9, Rafal Szwedowski8, Fabio Marques5, Anurag Sharma6, Francesco Bosisio7, Oscar Gonzalez de dios2, Ori Gerstel3, Felipe Druesedau4, Ricard Vilalta1, Hector Silva9, Achim Autenrieth 8, Nuno Borges5, Chris Liou6, Giorgio Cazzaniga7, Juan Pedro Fernandez-Palacios2; 1CTTC, Spain; 2GCTO, Telefónica I+D, Spain; 3Sedona Systems, Israel; 4NEC, USA; 5Coriant GmbH, Germany; 6Infinera, USA; 7SM Optics, Italy; 8ADVA, Germany; 9Ciena, USA.
We validate the Transport API interoperability with a hierarchical orchestration layer. The demonstration shows the end-to-end provision of connections based on the topology and connectivity services of the Transport API.

Demonstration of a SDN-based Spectrum Monitoring of Elastic Optical Networks,
Matteo Dallaglio2, Quan Pham Van1, Fabien Boitier1, Camille Delezoide1, Dominique Verchere1, Patricia Layec1, Arnaud Dupas1, Nicola Sambo2, Sébastien Bigo1, Piero Castoldi2; 1Nokia Bell Labs, France; 2Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna, Italy.
We demonstrate optical channel monitoring capabilities executed as SDN applications. To guarantee quality of transmission, diagnostic is performed by dynamically selecting the list of optical parameters to be monitored and by
adjusting their polling rates.

INDIRA: ‘Application Intent’ Network Assistant to Configure SDN-based High Performance Scientific Networks,
Anu Mercian1, Mariam Kiran1, Eric Pouyoul1, Brian Tierney1, Inder Monga1; 1ESnet Lawrence Berkeley National Labs, USA.
We demonstrate INDIRA ((Intelligent Network Deployment Intent Renderer Application)), an interactive network assistant that will help us configure a data path between two scientific end-point groups (EPGs) to optimize the transfer of elephant data flows.

APP Store Installed in ONOS-based Multi-layer and Multi-domain Transport SDN Platform with Novel TE Abstraction
Yongli Zhao1, Boyuan Yan1, Wei Wang1, Haomian Zheng2, Yi Lin2, Young Lee3, Huiying Xu2, Ruiquan Jing4, Yunbin Xu5, Guoying Zhang5, Jie Zhang1, Yuefeng Ji1; 1Beijing Univ of Posts & Telecom, China; 2Huawei Technologies Co., China; 3Huawei Technologies, USA Research Center, USA; 4China Telecom Beijing Research Inst., China; 5China Academy of Information and Communication Technology, China. An APP store is demonstrated over multi-layer and multi-domain transport software defined networks (T-SDN) platform, which is developed based on IETF ACTN standard. A novel traffic engineering (TE) abstraction method is used with different applications demonstrated.

Open and Disaggregated Multi-layer Networks
Marc De Leenheer1, Ayaka Koshibe1, Yuta Higuchi2, Naoki Shiota2, Helen Wu3, Toru Furusawa4, Tom Tofigh5, Guru Parulkar1,6; 1ON.Lab, USA; 2NEC, Japan; 3Harvard Univ., USA; 4NTT Communications, Japan; 5AT&T, USA; 6Stanford Univ., USA.
Disaggregation of both packet and optical networks is driving innovation in transport networks. We demonstrate a proof of concept and detail our plans for a field trial in a major service provider.

Automation of Optical Provisioning on Multi-vendor Metro Optical Platforms
Marco Rizzi1; 1Facebook,USA.
his demonstration is going to automate provisioning of multivendor optical platforms supporting API based configurations, using transport interfaces such as NETCONF or REST.

Intent-based In-flight Service Encryption in Multi-layer Transport Networks
Mohit Chamania1, Thomas Szyrkowiec1, Michele Santuari2, Domenico Siracusa2, Achim Autenrieth1, Victor Lopez3, Pontus Sköldström4, Stephane Junique4; 1ADVA Optical Networking, Germany; 2CREATE-NET Research Center, Italy; 3Telefonica I+D, Spain; 4ACREO Swedish ICT AB, Sweden.
We demonstrate multi-layer encrypted service provisioning via the ACINO orchestrator. ACINO combines a novel intent interface with an ONOS-based SDN orchestrator to facilitate encrypted services at IP, Ethernet and optical network layers.

Demonstration of NFV Content Delivery using SDN-enabled Virtual Infrastructures,
Ali Hammad1, Jaume Marhuenda1, Shuangyi Yan1, Reza Nejabati1, Dimitra Simeonidou1; 1Univ. of Bristol, USA.
We will demonstrate the composition and operation of a virtual infrastructure (VI) for NFV content delivery. The demonstrated VI will be controlled through SDN controller. Furthermore, an
infrastructure replanning mechanism will be also demonstrated.

Software-programmed Optical Networking with Integrated NFV Service Provisioning
Victor Mehmeri1,2, Xi Wang2, Shrutarshi Basu3, Qiong Zhang2, Paparao Palacharla2, Tadashi Ikeuchi2, Idelfonso Tafur Monroy1, Juan José Vegas Olmos1, Nate Foster3; 1Technical Univ. of Denmark, Denmark; 2Fujitsu Laboratories of America, USA; 3Cornell Univ., USA.
We showcase demonstrations of “program & compile” styled optical networking as well as open platforms & standards based NFV service provisioning using a proof-of-concept implementation of the Software-Programmed Networking Operating System (SPN OS).

Performance-assured Network Function Virtualization for Open and Disaggregated Optical Transport Systems
Ryousei Takano1, Takahiro Hirofuchi1, Hirokazu Takahashi3, Norio Sakaida3, Katsuhiro Shimano3, Kiyo Ishii1, Satoshi Suda1, Shu Namiki1, Tomohiro Kudoh1,2; 1AIST, Japan; 2Univ. of Tokyo, Japan; 3NTT Network Innovation Laboratories, Japan.
A performance-assured Network Function Virtualization (NFV) method for software-based packet processing on an open and disaggregated optical transport network systems will be demonstrated. Our technique improves NFV operations by leveraging cache memory allocation and monitoring.

An End-to-End Programmable Platform for Dynamic Service Creation in 5G Networks
Ahmad Rostami1, Allan Vidal1, Mateus A. Santos1, Muhammad Rehan Raza2, Farnaz Moradi1, Bertrand Pechenot3, Zere Ghebretensae1, Paolo Monti2, Peter Ohlen1; 1Ericsson Research, USA; 2KTH Royal Inst. of Technology, Sweden; 3Acreo, Sweden.
We demonstrate how SDN and NFV can bring end-to-end programmability to heterogeneous technology domains including optical transport, radio and cloud networks, which can in turn be leveraged for agile and resource-optimized service creation.

A Multi-operator Network Service Orchestration Prototype: The 5G Exchange,
Andrea Sgambelluri1, Andrea Milani2, Janós Czentye3, Javier Melian4, Wint Y. Poe5, Francesco Tusa6, Oscar Gonzalez de dios7, Balazs Sonkoly3, Molka Gharbaoui10, Francesco Paolucci10, Elisa Meini6, Giovanni Giuliani2, Aurora Ramos4, Paolo Monti1, Luis Miguel Contreras Murillo7, Ishan Vaishnavi5, Carlos Jesús Bernardos Cano8, Róbert Szabó9; 1KTH Royal Inst. of Technology, Sweden; 2Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE), Italy; 3Budapest Univ. of Technology and Economics BME, Hungary; 4Atos Spain SA, Spain; 5Huawei Technologies Duesseldorf GmbH, Germany; 6Univ. College London, UK; 7Telefonica, Spain; 8Universidad Carlos Iii De Madrid, Spain; 9Ericsson Research, TrafficLab, Hungary; 10Sant’Anna di Pisa, Italy. In the context of the 5GEx Project, a Multi-domain Orchestrator is in charge of creating, deploying, and terminating Network Services spanning across multiple operators. This live demo showcases the main functionalities of the 5GEx system.

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