LIGHTNESS

LIGHTNESS: Low latency and high throughput dynamic network infrastructures for high performance datacentre interconnects

Main Goal
Design, implement and experiment high-performance all-optical hybrid data plane for data centre networks combining both Optical Circuit Switching (OCS) and Optical Packet Switching (OPS), all controlled by SDN control plane.

Nextworks role
Leader of control plane developments on SDN (OpenDaylight) and PCE.

Other key Partners
Interoute S.p.A. (IT), Universitat Politecnica De Catalunya (ES), Technical University of Eindhoven (NL), University of Bristol (UK), Barcelona Supercomputing Center (ES).

Link to project website
http://www.ict-lightness.eu/
 

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R&D Area
SDN/NFV
Funding Programme
EC FP7, Topic ICT-1.1 Future Networks
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Duration
36 months, Start: 1/Nov/2012