Next Generation Optical Networks: The Convergence of IP Intelligence and Optical

Peter Tomsu, Christian Schmutzer

  • 出版商: Prentice Hall
  • 出版日期: 2001-09-06
  • 售價: $1,883
  • 貴賓價: 9.5$1,789
  • 語言: 英文
  • 頁數: 344
  • 裝訂: Paperback
  • ISBN: 013028226X
  • ISBN-13: 9780130282262




TomorrowUs networks will integrate optical transmission and IP to deliver unprecedented performance and manageability. Next Generation Optical Networks gives both electrical and data networking engineers essential information for building these networks. It reviews emerging standards such as MPLS and MPLmS, key optical technologies, and critical applications for enterprise, ISP, and carrier environments.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction to Carrier Network Architectures.

IP as Unifying Protocol Infrastructure. The Traditional Carrier Network Architecture. Next-Generation Carrier Networks. Summary. Recommended Reading.

2. Optical Networking Standardization.

Standardization Activities and Targets. Activities of the T1 Committee and Its T1X1 Subcommittee. Activities of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineering (IEEE). Activities of the Optical Internetworking Forum (OIF). Activities of the IETF. Summary. Recommended Reading.

3. Optical Networking Technology Fundamentals.

Optical Transmission Technologies. Optical Transmission Systems. Data Transmission Technologies. Network Survivability Principles. Summary. Recommended Reading.

4. Existing and Future Optical Control Planes.

Static IP Optical Overlay Model. Static Optical Control Plane. Restoration. Dynamic IP Optical Overlay Control Plane. Wavelength Routing Overlay Model. Architecture and Elements. Wavelength Routing Control Plane. Lightpath Provisioning. Wavelength Conversion. Restoration. Integrated IP Optical Peer Control Plane. Applicability Considerations. MPLmS Model. Architecture and Elements. MPLmS Control Plane. Lightpath Provisioning. Restoration. Summary. Recommended Reading.

5. Optical Networking Applications and Case Examples.

Optical End-to-End Networking Design Trends. Metro Solutions. Core Solutions. Conclusions. Case Example A: Next-Generation Storage Networks. Case Example B: Next-Generation Internet Service Provider. Case Example C: Next-Generation Carrier. Summary. Recommended Reading.