Multilayer Requirements for NBI of Optical Domain Controllers

This paper focuses on requirements for the NBI of Optical domain controllers in a multilayer architecture. The NBI of the optical domain controller has four main functions: topology discovery, monitoring, provisioning, and path computation. These requirements generally apply to both DWDM and OTN systems, with the obvious omission of feasibility limitations that only apply to the DWDM layer.

NetFusion Orchestrates Across Vendors in OIF SDN Transport API Interoperability Demo

Sedona’s NetFusion IP/Optical Network controller successfully fulfilled the role of multidomain controller in the Optical Internetworking Forum’s (OIF) Transport API (T-API) interoperability demonstration late this year. NetFusion was the top-level controller and orchestrator of services across multiple optical domains and the central interface to provisioning applications for the entire test network in Telefonica’s lab. In…

Sedona Closes Round B Funding: Press Roundup

Our announcement about raising $13.6M in round B funding has attracted plenty of attention. It was kick started in a blog item by Marcin Hejka, Vice President of Intel Capital. Announcing Intel’s investment in three Israel companies, Sedona being one of them, Hejka wrote that Sedona, “Is improving the connectivity of the world’s networks and the efficiency…

The Road to SDN: One Step at a Time

In a recent interview, Google’s Head of Datacenter Fabric and Inter-DC Networking, Vijoy Pandey, urged service providers to stop waiting for SDN/NFV standards to emerge. Instead, he advised, “Just go ahead and build this stuff… start deploying a few things, and you’ll see the benefits right away.” Well, I couldn’t agree more. The words SDN and NFV have…