Optical Switching and Networking Handbook

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Mcgraw-hill, Feb 16, 2001 - Computers - 302 pages
*Bestselling author Regis ""Bud"" Bates utilizes a market-driven, ""business needs"" approach to optical communications
*Provides a concise analysis of systems and options without being overly technical and translates complicated jargon into clear business terms
*Includes applications and implementation of technologies, regulatory and standards developments, product photos and descriptions, generic pricing, and business models"

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Costs for the Metropolitan Networks
DWDM Application Drivers
Opportunity Costs

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About the author (2001)

R. J. "Bud" Bates is the president of TCIC. With nearly three decades of communications and computing experience, he is recognized as one of the industry’s foremost experts. An instructor for major telecommunication companies such as Nortel, Fujitsu, and others, he has authored several books, including Disaster Recovery Planning, Disaster Recovery for LANs, Wireless Network Communications Client/Server Internetworking, and Voice and Data Communications Signature Edition, all published by McGraw-Hill. Bates resides in Phoenix, Arizona.

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