International Journal of Optics / 2017 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

Optical Network Models and Their Application to Software-Defined Network Management

Table 2

Evaluation of the selected optical models.

TAPITE topologyOpenConfigOpenROADM

Classification [16]Network/standardNetwork/standardDevice (+network)/vendorDevice/vendor
Topology representationYesYesNoYes
Path computation interfaceYesNo (TED for PCE)NoNo (TED for PCE)
Network wide operations (e.g., services)YesOnly with active PCENoYes
Explicit device configurationNoHigh levelYesYes
Notifications and performance monitoringNotifications (alarms and PM planned)NotificationsYesYes
Network virtualizationYesYesNoNo
Interworking with other layersPredefined setThrough extensionsOn a device basisTransponders and pluggables
Flexible DWDM gridsNoYes (extension)NoNo

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