The Optical Networking and Communication
Conference & Exhibition

San Diego Convention Center,
San Diego, California, USA

Demo Zone Demonstrations

Monday, 4 March, 14:00–16:15
Room 6A


M3Z.1 • Demonstration of Advanced Open WDM Operations and Analytics, based on an Application-extensible, Declarative, Data Model Abstracted Instrumentation Platform, Abhinava Sadasivarao1, Sharfuddin Syed1, Biao Lu1, Sachin Jain4, Ashok Kunjidhapatham4, Paulo Gomes5, Radhakrishna Valiveti1, Loukas Paraschis1, Jag Brar3, Kannan Raj21Infinera Corporation, USA; 2Oracle Cloud Infrastructure, USA; 3Oracle Cloud Infrastructure, USA; 4Infinera India Private Limited, India; 5Infinera Corporation, Portugal. We demonstrate a novel application-flexible data-model-abstracted and declarative software instrumentation platform that advances open-WDM multivendor operations and analytics. We validate its functional extensibility by implementing software-agent-based service provisioning and monitoring, and leveraging multiple open-source technologies.

M3Z.2 • Demonstration of Continuous Improvement in Open Optical Network Design by QoT Prediction Using Machine Learning, Martin Bouda1, Shoichiro Oda2, Yuichi Akiyama2, Denis Paunovic3, Takeshi Hoshida2, Paparao Palacharla1, Tadashi Ikeuchi11Fujitsu Laboratories of America Inc., USA; 2Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd., Japan; 3Fujitsu Network Communications, Inc., USA. We demonstrate for the first time an interactive process with QoT prediction learning design server for multi-vendor optical networks using vendor-neutral optical model parameter learning from real BER measurements, enabling continuous improvement in network efficiency.

M3Z.3 • Standardized Northbound Interface Testing Automation on the Open and Disaggregated Optical Transport Equipment, Yawei Yin1, Tao Wang2, Liang Dou2, Shuai Zhang2, Ming Xia1, Chongjin Xie11Alibaba Group, USA; 2Alibaba (China) Co., Ltd., China. The proposed demonstration will showcase a live testing of the northbound API on optical DCI equipment which is compliant with the NETCONF network configuration protocol and OpenConfig YANG data models.

M3Z.4 • ODTN: Open Disaggregated Transport Network. Discovery and Control of a Disaggregated Optical Network through Open Source Software and Open APIs., Andrea Campanella1, Hiroki Hokui2, Arturo Mayoral7, Dai Kashiwa2, Oscar González de Dios9, Dominique Verchere3, Quan Pham Van3, Alessio Giorgetti4,5, Ramon Casellas8, Roberto Morro10, Lyndon Ong61Open Networking Foundation, Italy; 2NTT Telecommunications, Japan; 3Nokia Bell Labs, France; 4Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna, Italy; 5CNIT, Italy; 6Ciena, USA; 7Universitat Politécnica de Catalunya, Spain; 8CTTC/CERCA, Spain; 9Telefonica, Spain; 10TIM, Italy. ONOS discovers and manages a topology made of Transponders and dedicated OLS, using standard protocols (NETCONF/RESTCONF) and models (OpenConfig/TAPI). The demo is a joint collaboration, towards production deployment, between 3 operators and 2 equipment vendors.

M3Z.5 • Demonstration of Container-based Microservices SDN Control platform for Open Optical Networks, Quan PHAM VAN2, Quang-Huy Tran1, Dominique Verchere2, Patricia Layec2, Trung Thieu-Huu2, Djamal Zeghlache11RS2M, Telecom-sudparis, France; 2NOKIA Bell Labs, France. We demonstrate a microservices SDN control platform that provides network control plane as a service with the capabilities to instantiate, upgrade, automated and on-demand deployment of the control components such as the controller and its applications.

M3Z.6 • P4 In-band Telemetry (INT) for Latency-aware VNF in Metro Networks, Filippo Cugini1, Paul Gunning2, Francesco Paolucci3, Piero Castoldi3, Andrew Lord21CNIT, Italy; 2British Telecom Laboratories, UK; 3Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna, Italy. A first demonstration of P4-based virtual network function (VNF) for latency-critical services is presented. The VNF exploits P4 In-band telemetry to dynamically enforce per-packet QoS priority according to cumulated latency performance.

M3Z.7 • Autonomic NFV Network Services on Top of Disaggregated Optical Metro Networks, Pau R. Esmerats1, Ramon Casellas2, Lluis Gifre3, Alba P. Vela1, Marc Ruiz1, Ricardo Martinez2, Luis Velasco11Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya, Spain; 2Centre Tecnològic de Telecomunicacions de Catalunya (CTTC), Spain; 3Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (UAM), Spain. Control and orchestration of metro network to support dynamic provisioning and reconfiguration of services based on Virtual Network Functions are demonstrated through a CDN example. Interaction among CASTOR MDA, OSM, and ONOS is exhibited.

M3Z.8 • Experimental Demonstration of a 5G Network Slice Deployment Exploiting Edge or Cloud Data-centers, Andrea Sgambelluri1, Marco Capitani2, Silvia Fichera1, Koteswararao Kondepu1, Alessio Giorgetti1, Francesco Giannone1, Barbara Martini3,1, Fabio Ubaldi4, Paola Iovanna4, Giada Landi2, Luca Valcarenghi11Scuola Superiore Sant Anna di Pisa, Italy; 2Nextworks, Italy; 3CNIT, Italy; 4Ericsson Telecomunicazioni, Italy. The demo shows the 5G-TRANSFORMER architecture capability to deploy 5G network slices exploiting edge or cloud data-centers in minutes. Different slice deployments are shown to affect the performance of a dictionary mobile-app supported by them.

M3Z.9 • Open Optical Network Planning Demonstration, Jean-Luc Auge2, Gert Grammel3, Vittorio Curri1, Esther Le Rouzic2, Gabriele Galimberti4, James Powell51Polito, Italy; 2Orange Labs, France; 3Juniper, Germany; 4Cisco, Italy; 5Telecom Infra Project, USA. Planning optical networks in a multi-vendor environment calls for open and vendor agnostic simulation tools to compare different scenarios in “what-if?” analysis and determine the best performing solution. The PSE-Group in the Telecom Infra Project aims to facilitate network planning based on GN-model and parametrized engineering.

M3Z.10 • Zero-touch Provisioning of Distributed Video Analytics in a Software-defined Metro-haul Network with P4 Processing, Bogdan Andrus1, Silviu A. Sasu1, Thomas Szyrkowiec1, Achim Autenrieth1, Mohit Chamania1, Johannes Fischer2, Stephan Rasp31ADVA Optical Networking SE, Germany; 2Fraunhofer Inst. for Telecommunications Heinrich Hertz Inst., Germany; 3SeeTec AG, Germany. We demonstrate automated network service provisioning and virtual network function orchestration with P4-based VNF acceleration. Zero-touch provisioning of distributed computing resources at the edge and central office is validated with a video analytics use case 

M3Z.11 • Open Device Model Comparison and Support for OpenConfig and OpenROADM, Calvin Wan1, Catherine Yuan1, Yanbing Li1, Qiong Zhang2, Kirsten Rundberget11FNC, USA; 2FLA, USA. A challenge facing vendors and service providers is the ability to support a growing number of device models with minimum cost and fast time to market. We demonstrate a software solution embracing diverse device models.

M3Z.12 • Biological Attractor Selection and SDN Control Interworking in the Virtual Packet Optical Node Network Control, Chiaki Hara1, Kodai Yarita1, Satoru Okamoto1, Naoaki Yamanaka11Keio Univ., Japan. Biological Attractor Selection (BAS) is a promised network control technology to ensure environmental fluctuation. This demonstration shows BAS and software defined networking control interworking for controlling the virtual packet optical node network.

M3Z.13 • NFDMLab: Simulating Nonlinear Frequency Division Multiplexing in Python, Marius Brehler2, Christoph Mahnke3, Shrinivas Chimmalgi1, Sander Wahls11TU Delft, Netherlands; 2TU Dortmund, Germany; 3n/a, Germany. Fiber-optic transmission based on nonlinear frequency division multiplexing (NFDM) has received much attention in recent years. We introduce NFDMLab, an open source software package for simulating NFDM transmissions written in the Python language.

M3Z.14 • Dynamic Virtual Network Function Placement over a Software-defined Optical Network, Sebastian Troia1, Alessio Giorgetti2, Andrea Sgambelluri2, Guido Maier11Politecnico di Milano, Italy; 2Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna/CNIT, Italy. We demonstrate how to dynamically place Virtual Network Functions over a software defined optical network integrating IT computing and real IP over WDM resources, thus allowing exchange of real traffic.

M3Z.15 • Failure Disposal by Interaction of the Cross-layer Artificial Intelligence on ONOS-based SDON Platform, Bing Zhang1, Yongli Zhao11Beijing Univ. of Posts and Telecomm, China. We propose a new architecture introducing AI to span the control layer and the data layer in SDON. This demonstration shows the cooperation of the AI engines in two layers in dealing with failure disposal.

M3Z.16 • The Net2Plan-OpenStack Project: IT Resource Manager for Metropolitan SDN/NFV Ecosystems, Miquel Garrich Alabarce1, Manuel Hernández-Bastida1, César San-Nicolás-Martínez1, Francisco Javier Moreno-Muro1, Pablo Pavon-Marino1,21Universidad Politécnica de Cartagena, Spain; 2E-lighthouse Networks Solutions, Spain. We demonstrate an open-source Net2Plan extension interfacing multiple OpenStack instances for enabling multi-datacenter IT resource management, with multi-tenant slicing in an ETSI-OSM orchestrated and ONOS-controlled IP over WDM transport network. 


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