This paper presents a method for calculating the availability of a carrier Ethernet network, and describes how to control and design network availability.
© 2008 Optical Society of America
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.4257) Fiber optics and optical communications : Networks, network survivability
(060.4261) Fiber optics and optical communications : Networks, protection and restoration
J. Babbitt and S. Pollock, "Engineering Availability in a Carrier Ethernet Network," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference/National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2008), paper NWD5.