Asynchronous Transfer Mode: ATM Architecture and Implementation

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Prentice Hall, 1997 - Computers - 255 pages
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A comprehensive guide to using ATM to merge disparate information networks into a high-speed, integrated enterprise communications infrastructure for all types of information.Comprehensive, detailed coverage of ATM transmission, switching and multiplexing technology and how it can be used in enterprise networking. Presents arguments for the necessity of ATM in today's networking environment, and introduces ATM transmission and switching. Introduces a network model to help organize thinking about enterprise networks, describes differences between WAN and LAN data links, and reviews different types of devices used to interconnect subnetworks. Details the fundamental technology behind ATM networking products and services. Covers ATM architecture, describing each layer in detail. Describes enterprise implementation considerations, including how ATM subnetworks can be employed in conjunction with TCP/IP equipment and software.Telecommunications and enterprise networking professionals; students in computing and communications.

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Also by James Martin, Kathleen Kavanagh Chapman, and Joe Leben—Enterprise Networking: Data Link Subnetworks, (c) 1996, ISBN: 0-13-305186-2, Enterprise Networking: Strategies and Transport Protocols (c) 1996, ISBN: 0-13-507575-0,

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