Elastic Optical Networking
Ori Gerstela, 1 and Masahiko Jinnob, 2, aPrincipal Engineer, Cisco, Israel, bSenior Research Engineer, Supervisor, NTT Network Innovation Laboratories, Japan, email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org
This chapter is based in part on our paper . We would like to acknowledge the other authors of this paper, Andrew Lord and Ben Yoo.
14.1.1 The only constant in the future network is change
Service provider (SP) networks are undergoing major changes. Traffic continues to grow at an exponential rate—around 40% per year globally  and much faster in some cases—such as cellular networks. At the same time, a growing percent of the direct and indirect revenues from ...