ON2020 Workshop at OFC’17

Time: 7:45am – 10:00am, Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Place: Room 518, LA Convention Center

Time Topic
07:45 – 08:15am Breakfast/networking
08:15 – 08:20am Introduction – Heavy Reading
08:20 – 09:05am Future directions for ROADM/WSS/OXC development – Network operator presentation and panel session
09:10 – 09:55am The use cases for Transport SDN and its implementation – Network operator presentation and panel session
09:55 – 10:00am Closing summary – Heavy Reading


Future directions for ROADM/WSS/OXC development

Key improvements necessary for CDC solutions

Adopting superchannels: when, why and how?

Adopting hybrid-Raman: where, when or why not?

The use cases for T-SDN and its implementations

Where and how does/will T-SDN add value within a national network

What is the right level to define open physical layer and management layer interfaces?

How do the use cases different between the different layers of the network (LH/regional/metro/access)

Why attend

Understand network operator needs for 2020 and beyond

Learn about the latest innovations in optical networking and the implementation of T-SDN

Join the discussion about the direction for future optical networking deployments

Prepare for the evolution of transport networks as optical interface bandwidths grow to 1Tbit/s and above

Participate in the development of an open and sustainable ecosystem to collectively address the optical networking demands in the cloud era.