VPIlinkConfigurator offers GUI capabilities, a powerful API, sophisticated and robust algorithms for efficient design of various WDM networks including linear, ring and mesh networks.


  • Provides advanced algorithms to deliver the cost-effective configuration of WDM network

  • Simplifies WDM network design via GUI capabilities

  • Accelerates network planning and design through the powerful API

  • Unifies Bill of Materials and performance reports providing the reporting templates

  • Provides common and uniform approach to network design process and documentation


  • Equipment library creation and maintenance

  • GUI based capture of network topology and traffic demands

  • Support for import and export of topology data

  • Automated or manual definition of regeneration points

  • Automatic or manual routing of primary and protection optical channels

  • Automatic wavelength allocation and configuration of add/drop equipment including WSS ROADMs

  • Automated selection of transceivers which accounts for bit rate, compatibility and dispersion limitations

  • Automatic amplifier, DCM placement and power level selection with manual refinement

  • Topology constraints failure reporting

  • Manual design with automatically updated charts

  • Instant performance evaluation at manual design

  • Customizable reporting

  • Design assistant for automated link loss & dispersion compensation

  • Target power mode accelerating manual design of mesh network topologies

  • Problem area visualization reporting violations of equipment operating ranges and design rules constraints

  • Comparison of system performance for different solutions designed manually and/or generated automatically

  • Automatic reporting of chassis and auxiliary devices required to mount photonic equipment

  • Interoperability with third-party software via a powerful API


  • Network topology and traffic demands imported from a file or specified manually

  • Equipment library and characteristics

  • Link engineering rules and performance limitations


  • Overall network design including passive and active optical equipment configuration

  • Performance Assessment including OSNR, Power and Chromatic Dispersion maps per link or light path

  • Bill of Materials Reporting

  • System Performance Reporting

  • Equipment Configuration Reporting