MPLambdaS

MPLambdaS

(Multi Protocol LAMBDA Switching) The earlier name for GMPLS.
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In Phase 2, MPLambdaS will be introduced to promote interoperability in the control plane as a crucial step toward the migration from opto-electronic to photonic networks.
role in the development of the MPLambdaS standards suite, and will continue to promote projects and testing geared toward the best interests of service providers.
For those interested in more detail regarding the MPLambdaS protocol, please see Calient's June 6, 2000 release, "Calient Advances Key Photonic Switching Standards and Implementation", found at www.
The company's products, designed for established and emerging carriers, are full-featured carrier-class solutions incorporating advanced optical transport, distributed photonic switching, MPLambdaS (multi-protocol lambda switching) protocols, and standards based network management.
Managed Wavelengths with MPlambdaS Control Plane -- The New Optical Network Economics -- Deploying the New Optical Network Technologies -- Photonic Switching Utilizing 3D MEMS Technology at SUPERCOMM 2001 in booth 4864 in Hall E, June 5 - 7.
Optical IP internetworking features include coordinated multi-layer restoration and MPLambdaS.
New emerging standards, such as MPLambdaS, allow optical bandwidth allocation based on IP differentiated traffic flows, as well as multiple technology support.
THE MPLambdaS specifications are being refined within the IETF and approval is expected during the second half of 2000.
The significance of MPLambdaS is wide-ranging and substantial, as it will be used to distribute optical transport network topology state information and to set up optical channel trails.
The unique combination of photonic switching and Multi-Protocol Lambda Switching effectively removes the 'glass ceiling' limitations of OEO switches," stated John Drake, Chief Architect at Calient Networks, who co-authored the MPLambdaS drafts.
MPLambdaS provides a common standardized control plane, needed to communicate between the various generations of elements.