Optical Networking Standards: A Comprehensive Guide for Professionals

Hardcover | December 4, 2006

EditorKhurram Kazi

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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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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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Optical Networking Standards: A Comprehensive Guide for Professionals provides a single source reference of over a hundred standards and industry technical specifications for optical networks at all levels: from components to networking systems through global networks, as well as coverage of networks management and services. This book ...

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...
Format:HardcoverDimensions:862 pages, 9.25 × 6.1 × 0.9 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.