We experimentally demonstrate an SDN architecture for WDM VNTs to offload pass-through high bit-rate optical channels from overloaded ROADMs by provisioning spatial channels between the source and destination ROADM’s add-drop stages, and rerouting the optical channels.

R. Munoz
C. Manso
F. Balasis
D. Soma
S. Beppu
R. Casellas
Ll. Gifre
R. Vilalta
R. Martínez
N. Yoshikane
T. Tsuritani
OFC 2023, San Diego, USA