Carrier Ethernet and Connection-Oriented Packet Switching are being merged with optical technology to form a converged solution involving Packet Optical Transport Platforms. We describe this convergence and the management challenges it introduces.
© 2009 Optical Society of America
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.4250) Fiber optics and optical communications : Networks
(060.4258) Fiber optics and optical communications : Networks, network topology
R. Skoog, "Managing the Convergence of Carrier Ethernet with Optical Transport," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference and National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2009), paper NTuA1.
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