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Broadband Networking

2nd Edition

Edited by James Trulove

Auerbach Publications

568 pages

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Hardback: 9780849398216
pub: 1999-11-18
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Broadband Networking shows you how to bring all the benefits of multiservice networks to your company, and build an infrastructure for audio, graphics, animation, full motion video - all types of real-time multimedia applications. Broadband Networking provides easy-to-understand material on service issues, such as latency and bandwidth, standards, and critical technologies, including

  • The rapid deployment of voice over traditionally data-only networks with chapters on Voice over IP, Voice over Frame Relay, the IP PBX, video conferencing, and voice/video operations in the LAN.

  • Emerging new technologies, such as dense wave-division multiplexing (DWDM).

  • Delivery technologies coverage, including digital subscriber line (DSL), cable modems, wireless, and even satellite delivery

    With Broadband Networking, you'll learn how to:

  • Reduce costs and add services with new bandwidth saving techniques o Expand a network's capacity, leverage infrastructure, and safeguard network privacy

  • Prepare a network for the stringent requirements for two-way interactive video

  • Lower WAN costs, enhance access capability, and make faster upgrades with frame relay

  • Find out key networking options for supporting bursty data on LANs and WANs

  • Learn practical information from top experts at leading-edge companies, such as Lucent Technologies, IBM, Hewlett-Packard, Siemens, and MCI

    Whether you're a network manager, architect, administrator, or engineer, Broadband Networking brings together crucial information and insight for making the best possible decisions about today's most important networking technologies.

  • Table of Contents


    The Convergence of Media, James Trulove


    Introduction, James Trulove

    Business Impact and Implications of Multimedia, Phil Evans

    Business Aspects of Multimedia Networking, T. M. Rajkumar

    Broadband Applications and Technology Requirements, James W. Conard

    Placing Images and Multimedia on the Corporate Network, Gilbert Held

    Infrastructure Requirements for Reliable Converged Networking, James Trulove

    Global Multimedia Networking: A Web of Controversy, Keith Knightson

    Integrating Voice and LAN Infrastructure and Applications, David Curley


    Introduction, James Trulove

    Multimedia Networking Technologies, T. M. Rajkumar

    Voice and Video on the LAN, Martin Taylor

    Integrated Services: The Multimedia Internet, John Galgay

    Internet Voice Applications, Frank J. Bourne

    Voice over Frame Relay, Daniel Bahr and Wendy Roberts

    Voice Compression and Silence Suppression, Daniel A. Kose

    Building an IP PBX Telephony Network, John Fisk

    Videoconferencing over IP Networks, Christine Perey and Matthew Feldman

    Dynamic Bandwidth Allocation in B-ISDN, Johnny S. K. Wong, Prerana Vaidya, and Armin R. Mikler

    Working with Images in Client/Server Environments, by Gilbert Held

    Video Compression Techniques and Bandwidth Utilization, Jeffrey Weiss

    Networking Approaches for Multimedia LANs, Frederick W. Scholl and Gilbert Held


    Introduction, James Trulove

    T1, T3, and SONET Networks, Roohollah Hajbandeh

    Transport Over Frame Relay: Issues and Considerations, Tim Kelly

    ATM Circuit Emulation Services, G. Thomas des Jardins

    ATM Cell Relay Transport for Broadband Services, David H. Axner

    ATM LAN Emulation, G. Thomas des Jardins

    Convergence of IP, ATM, and SONET/SDM at the Backbone, John R. Vacca


    Introduction, James Trulove

    The Emerging Advantage of xDSL Technology, Andres Llana

    Choosing Asymmetrical Digital Subscriber Lines (ADSL), Gilbert Held

    Satellite Delivery of Data, Voice and Video Services, John R. Vacca

    Preparing for Cable Modems, Gilbert Held

    Wireless Communications for Voice and Data, Andres Llana

    Security of Wireless Local Area Networks, Amin Lieman and Martin Miller

    Wiring Media Support for Multimedia LANs, James Trulove

    Customer Premises Equipment (CPE) for Broadband Network Access, Nathan J. Muller

    Cellular Digital Packet Data (CDPD): Extending the Reach of Data, Jerry Bahr


    Introduction, James Trulove

    Managing the Multimedia Network, Erik Fretheim

    Issues in Managing Multimedia Networks, Luc T. Nguyen, Ph.D.

    Simulation Method for the Design of Multimedia Networks, G. Thomas des Jardins

    Access Architectures and Multimedia, Dale Smith


    Converging the Future, James Trulove


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    Subject Categories

    BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
    COMPUTERS / Information Technology
    COMPUTERS / Networking / General
    TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Telecommunications