Optical networking

Optical networking

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Get a solid introduction to optical networking with this up-to-date guideGet up to speed on optical networking technology--a still-emerging field of high-speed data transmission--using this clearly written introductory resource. Packed with hundreds of figures and illustrations depicting current optical network designs and concepts, this book not only thoroughly explains the basics but also puts just-learned information into a visual context. Covering everything from hardware and software products to SONET and Dense Wave Division Multiplexing (DWDM), this book explores a wide range of topics in a style that's easy to understand. And it contains details relating to optical products from leading companies including Cisco, Juniper, and Nortel. If you're looking for in-depth information on the theories behind optical networking--as well as practical details on working with the technology--this book is your ideal resource.Learn the differences between optical and electrical signals Discover how theneed for high-speed optics developed Find out about leading vendors--Cisco, Juniper, Nortel, and others--and their top products Understand how optical routing and switching work Get tips and techniques for managing optical networks Maintain and tune an optical network for maximum performance Recognize the various types and capabilities of fiber cabling Get details on common security procedures and protocolsa beginnera#39;s guide Robert C. Elsenpeter, Toby J. Velte. Chapter 8: Vendors and Their Wares. Routers. Foundrya#39;s optical routing offerings include Netlron400, Netlron800, and Netlron 1500. ... from 10 Mbps to 2.5 Gbps, and Netlron products are designed to meet the bandwidth and control requirements of service providers.

Title:Optical networking
Author:Robert C. Elsenpeter, Toby J. Velte
Publisher:McGraw-Hill Osborne Media - 2002-01


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