Optical Networking Standards: A Comprehensive Guide for Professionals by Khurram Kazi

Optical Networking Standards: A Comprehensive Guide for Professionals

EditorKhurram Kazi

Hardcover | December 4, 2006

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Includes recently approved adopted and implemented standards for versatile switches, routers and multi-service provisioning platforms.Numerous illustrative examples showing actual situations or cases implemented.Covers the activities of all the major optical networking standards bodies and forums (ITU-T, IETF, MEF, and OIF).

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Over 25 lead contributors and editors of the standards from networking power houses such as Lucent Technologies, Nortel, Marconi, Cisco, British Telecom, Agere Systems, AMCC, PMC-Sierra, Atrica and independent consultants, have come together to make this work a reality. The volume has been edited by Khurram Kazi, a networking consu...

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Title:Optical Networking Standards: A Comprehensive Guide for ProfessionalsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:862 pages, 9.25 × 6.1 × 0.09 inPublished:December 4, 2006Publisher:Springer USLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0387240624

ISBN - 13:9780387240626

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Table of Contents

Overview. -Part 1: Optical Transport Networks. - Architecture of Transport Networks.- Interfaces for the Optical Transport Networks.- Multiplex Structures of the Optical Transport Network.- Generic Framing Procedure (GFP). -Synchronization of Optical Networks.- Synchronization Architectures for SONET/SDH Systems and Networks.- Network Survivability.- Part 2: Services Offered over Transport Networks.- Metro Ethernet Overview and Architecture.- Ethernet Services Over Metro Ethernet Networks.- Ethernet Services over Public WAN.- Ethernet Services Over MPLS Networks.- Metro Ethernet Circuit Emulation Services.- Metro Ethernet Network Resiliency and Traffic Management.- SONET for Storage Area Networks.-Part 3: Control and Management of Transport Networks.- Architecting the Automatically Switched Transport Network.-Part 4: Intra-Network Elements and Component-Centric Standards.-Intra-Network Elements Communication.-ITU Optical Interface Standards. -High-Speed Serial Interconnect. -Part 5: Standards Development Process. -Standards Development Process.