1st International Conference on Integrated Internet Ad hoc and Sensor Networks

Research Article

Project GIGA-high-speed experimental IP/WDM network

  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.1109/TRIDNT.2005.29,
        author={R. R.  Scarabucci and M. A.  Stanton and M. R. X.  de Barros and M. R.  Salvador and S. M.  Rossi and F. D.  Sim\"{o}es and M. L.  Rocha and I. L.  da Silva Neto and J. B.  Rosolem and T. R. T.  Fudoli and J. M.  Duarte Mendes and N. F.  Castro and I.  Machado and A. E.  Reggiani and A.  Paradisi and L.  Martins},
        title={Project GIGA-high-speed experimental IP/WDM network},
        proceedings={1st International Conference on Integrated Internet Ad hoc and Sensor Networks},
  • R. R. Scarabucci
    M. A. Stanton
    M. R. X. de Barros
    M. R. Salvador
    S. M. Rossi
    F. D. Simões
    M. L. Rocha
    I. L. da Silva Neto
    J. B. Rosolem
    T. R. T. Fudoli
    J. M. Duarte Mendes
    N. F. Castro
    I. Machado
    A. E. Reggiani
    A. Paradisi
    L. Martins
    Year: 2005
    Project GIGA-high-speed experimental IP/WDM network
    DOI: 10.1109/TRIDNT.2005.29
R. R. Scarabucci1, M. A. Stanton2, M. R. X. de Barros1, M. R. Salvador1, S. M. Rossi1, F. D. Simões1, M. L. Rocha1, I. L. da Silva Neto1, J. B. Rosolem1, T. R. T. Fudoli1, J. M. Duarte Mendes1, N. F. Castro2, I. Machado2, A. E. Reggiani1, A. Paradisi1, L. Martins1
  • 1: CPqD Telecom & IT Solutions, Rod. Campinas – Mogi-Mirim km 118.5, 13086-902, Campinas, SP, Brazil
  • 2: Rede Nacional de Ensino e Pesquisa, Estrada Dona Castorina 110 sala 353, Jardim Botânico, 22460-320 Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil


This paper describes Project GIGA-high-speed Experimental Network, a multiinstitutional, multidisciplinary, national project funded by the Brazilian government. The main goal of Project GIGA is to promote research, development and experimentation of technology at all layers, aiming at generating knowledge, products and services that will make it possible for Brazilian individuals and companies to play a role in the converged telecom sector. The project centres on the high-speed Network Testbed, a platform for experimentation and validation of technology, equipment, protocols, services and applications, whether they be developed in the project or not. The paper explains the objectives, the expected impact and the organisation of the project. It also describes the architecture of the network testbed, the ongoing research and development activities and some of the results obtained.