Quantum-Aware Software Defined Networks

Aguado Martín, Alejandro and Martín Ayuso, Vicente and López, Diego R. and Peev, Momtchil and Martínez Mateo, Jesús and Rosales Bejarano, José Luis and Iglesia, F. de la and Gómez, Miguel and Hugues Salas, Emilio and Lord, Andrew and Nejabati, Reza and Simeonidou, Dimitra (2016). Quantum-Aware Software Defined Networks. In: "6th International Conference on Quantum Cryptography, QCrypt 2016", 12-16 Sep 2016, Washington, DC, Estados Unidos. p. 1.


Title: Quantum-Aware Software Defined Networks
  • Aguado Martín, Alejandro
  • Martín Ayuso, Vicente
  • López, Diego R.
  • Peev, Momtchil
  • Martínez Mateo, Jesús
  • Rosales Bejarano, José Luis
  • Iglesia, F. de la
  • Gómez, Miguel
  • Hugues Salas, Emilio
  • Lord, Andrew
  • Nejabati, Reza
  • Simeonidou, Dimitra
Item Type: Presentation at Congress or Conference (Article)
Event Title: 6th International Conference on Quantum Cryptography, QCrypt 2016
Event Dates: 12-16 Sep 2016
Event Location: Washington, DC, Estados Unidos
Title of Book: QCrypt
Date: 2016
Faculty: E.T.S. de Ingenieros Informáticos (UPM)
Department: Lenguajes y Sistemas Informáticos e Ingeniería del Software
Creative Commons Licenses: Recognition - No derivative works - Non commercial

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Software Defined Networks (SDN) represent a major paradigm change in communications networks. It provides a level of abstraction and independence from the traditional networking practice that allows for a fast path of innovation and, specifically, opens new opportunities for Quantum Key Distribution (QKD) networks. In this contribution we explore the implications of this paradigm for the deployment of QKD in practice from the point of view of telecommunications? providers, network equipment manufacturers and applied research and development. We propose a generic quantum-aware SDN architecture and two applications, a generic end to end encryption one and other for the network infrastructure itself.

Funding Projects

Government of SpainTEC2015-70406-RUnspecifiedUnspecifiedproyecto CVQuCo
Madrid Regional GovernmentS2013-IC2801QUITEMAD +UnspecifiedQUantum Information Technologies MAdrid

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Item ID: 46651
DC Identifier: https://oa.upm.es/46651/
OAI Identifier: oai:oa.upm.es:46651
Official URL: http://2016.qcrypt.net/
Deposited by: Memoria Investigacion
Deposited on: 21 Mar 2018 17:05
Last Modified: 21 Mar 2018 17:05
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