R. Jain, "IP over DWDM,"Nortel Networks, November 5, 1999.

Emergence of optical DWDM networks has resulted in very high- speed core. Currently, the protocol stack consists of IP over PPP over SONET over DWDM. Is there a need for SONET in IP/DWDM networks?

Economic pressures are calling for the elimination of the SONET layer. What changes are required in IP protocols and in DWDM to make this possible? This is the topic of this talk.

This talk builds upon the companion tutorial on DWDM networks. The tutorial can be skipped by those familiar with DWDM networks.

There will be opportunity for discussion/questions during the talk. This talks covers the following topics:

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