Building Switched Networks: Multilayer Switching, QoS, IP Multicast, Network Policy, and Service Level Agreements / Edition 1

Building Switched Networks: Multilayer Switching, QoS, IP Multicast, Network Policy, and Service Level Agreements / Edition 1

by Darryl P. Black, Daryl Paul Black
     
 

ISBN-10: 0201379538

ISBN-13: 9780201379532

Pub. Date: 01/15/1999

Publisher: Pearson Technology Group 2

Building Switched Networks provides a comprehensive, technical survey of the networking technologies that comprise the core of evolving LAN and WAN infrastructures. This book gives you essential background information, clear descriptions of relevant technologies, and an understanding of how those technologies will be employed throughout networks in the near future. In…  See more details below

Overview

Building Switched Networks provides a comprehensive, technical survey of the networking technologies that comprise the core of evolving LAN and WAN infrastructures. This book gives you essential background information, clear descriptions of relevant technologies, and an understanding of how those technologies will be employed throughout networks in the near future. In particular, the text focuses on developments that support our increasing demand for network bandwidth--multilayer switching, delivery guarantees, and multicasting--and examines performance issues, resource allocation, network policy, and network services.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780201379532
Publisher:
Pearson Technology Group 2
Publication date:
01/15/1999
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.67(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction
Organization of This Book
Audience
Acknowledgments
Ch. 1Our Demands for Networking1
Ch. 2Our Networking Base19
Ch. 3Switching Technology71
Ch. 4Multilayer Switching107
Ch. 5Guaranteed Delivery151
Ch. 6Multicast in the Network193
Ch. 7Network Policy and Services211
Ch. 8Managing Our Demands for Networking243
Bibliography269
Networking Acronyms Used in This Book273
Index287

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