M. Liyanage, M. Ylianttila and A. Gurtov, "Software defined VPLS architectures: Opportunities and challenges," 2017 IEEE 28th Annual International Symposium on Personal, Indoor, and Mobile Radio Communications (PIMRC), Montreal, QC, 2017, pp. 1-7. doi: 10.1109/PIMRC.2017.8292519
Software defined VPLS architectures : opportunities and challenges
|Author:||Liyanage, Madhusanka1; Ylianttila, Mika1; Gurtov, Andrei2|
1Centre for Wireless Communications (CWC), University of Oulu, Finland
2Department of Computer and Information Science, Linköping University, Sweden
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|Persistent link:|| http://urn.fi/urn:nbn:fi-fe2018080733477
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|Publish Date:|| 2018-08-07
Virtual Private LAN Services (VPLS) is an Ethernet based VPN (Virtual Private Network) service which provides protocol independent and high speed multipoint-to-multipoint connectivity. In this article, we discuss the possibility to use emerging networks concepts such as Software Defined Networking (SDN) and Network Function Virtualization (NFV) to improve the performance, flexibility and adaptability of VPLS networks. SDN and NFV based VPLS (SoftVPLS) architectures offer new features such as centralized control, network programmability and abstraction to improve the performance, flexibility and automation of traffic, security and network management functions for future VPLS networks.
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|Pages:||1 - 7|
2017 IEEE 28th Annual International Symposium on Personal, Indoor, and Mobile Radio Communications (PIMRC)
IEEE International Symposium on Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications
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A4 Article in conference proceedings
|Field of Science:||
213 Electronic, automation and communications engineering, electronics
This research is funded by Academy of Finland and TEKES, Finland.
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