OpenFlow MPLS and the Open-Source Label-Switched Router

This paper describes the design and implementation of an experimental extension of OpenFlow 1.0 to support MPLS. It also describes the implementation of a prototype open-source MPLS label switched router, based on the NetFPGA hardware platform, utilizing OpenFlow MPLS.


James Kempf (Ericsson Research), Scott Whyte (Google), Jonathan Ellithorpe (Stanford University), Peyman Kazemian (Stanford University), Mart Haitjema (Washington University), Neda Beheshti (Ericsson Research, Stephen Stuart (Google) and Howard Green (Ericsson Research)