Sedona's Blog


The promise of multilayer restoration as a way to save roughly half the cost of an IP core network is well documented: for example, in a highly visible paper authored by Cisco, Telefonica, and Deutsche Telecom that was published in IEEE Communications magazine and an ALU (now Nokia)  white paper. The purpose of this post it to provide a simple explanation of how such savings can be achieved.

Datacenter applications occasionally require moving many terabytes of data between datacenters across a wide-area network. This might be needed for better distribution of the workload, for migration of a customer from one cloud provider to another due to failures or maintenance activities, or in preparation for large-scale disasters, such as storms (disaster preparedness).