Gigabit Ethernet For Metro Area Networks by Paul Bedell

Gigabit Ethernet For Metro Area Networks

byPaul Bedell

Paperback | January 14, 2003

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Gigabit Ethernet has been deployed in the metro space, providing low cost, easily managed bandwidth for intensive applications like video, storage, and ASPs. 10 Gigabit Ethernet (IEEE 802.3a) will make the use of Ethernet in the Metro area even more attractive. IDC projects that GigE revenues in the U.S., marked at $155 million in 2001, will grow at 36.7% per year over the next five years, to $741 million in 2006.

About The Author

Paul Bedell obtained an M.S. in Telecommunications Management, with distinction, from Chicago's DePaul University in 1994. In 1995, Bedell designed and has since taught a course on cellular and wireless telecommunications at DePaul University in the Graduate School of Computer Science, Telecom, and Information Systems. He began...

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Title:Gigabit Ethernet For Metro Area NetworksFormat:PaperbackPublished:January 14, 2003Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0071393897

ISBN - 13:9780071393898

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Table of Contents




Chapter 1: Fundamentals of Ethernet Technology

Chapter 2: Metro Area Ethernet

Chapter 3: The Metro GigE Marketplace

Chapter 5: Competing Technologies

Chapter 5: Complementary Technologies and Protocols


Appendix A