First Experimental Demonstration of Secure NFV Orchestration over an SDN-Controlled Optical Network with Time-Shared Quantum Key Distribution

Alejandro Aguado, Emilio Hugues-Salas, Paul Anthony Haigh, Jaume Marhuenda, Alasdair B. Price, Philip Sibson, Jake E. Kennard, Christopher Erven, John G. Rarity, Mark G. Thompson, Andrew Lord, Reza Nejabati, Dimitra Simeonidou

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Abstract

We demonstrate, for the first time, a secure optical network architecture that combines NFV orchestration and SDN control with quantum key distribution (QKD) technology. A novel time-shared QKD network design is presented as a cost-effective solution for practical networks.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2016 42nd European Conference and Exhibition on Optical Communication (ECOC 2016)
Subtitle of host publicationProceedings of a meeting held 18-22 September 2016, Dusseldorf, Germany
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
Pages512-514
Number of pages3
ISBN (Electronic)9783800742745
ISBN (Print)9781510835740
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2017
Event42nd European Conference on Optical Communication, ECOC 2016: 42nd European Conference and Exhibition on Optical Communication - Dusseldorf, Germany
Duration: 18 Sep 201622 Sep 2016

Conference

Conference42nd European Conference on Optical Communication, ECOC 2016
CountryGermany
CityDusseldorf
Period18/09/1622/09/16

Bibliographical note

Submitted to ECOC 2016 conference

Structured keywords

  • QETLabs

Keywords

  • cs.CR
  • cs.NI

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