PETE LOSHIN is the author of twelve books on the Internet, networking, e-commerce, and security. He has worked as a TCP/IP engineer at a Cambridge, Massachusetts research lab, and has been a technical editor for Byte. His byline has appeared in Data Communications, Telecommunications, Communications News, PC Magazine, PC World, Information Security, PC Today, PC Week, and many other publications.
Essential ATM Standards: RFCs and Protocols Made Practicalby Pete Loshin, Peter Loshin
Complete coverage and analysis of official ATM standards and protocols The Internet Standards Series provides analysis of the latest RFCs (Request for Comments) and guidance on their potential use. It is a convenient source that categorizes the standards, summarizes the important ones, and shows you where to look for all the details. Each book includes a step-by-step action plan for integrating the right standard to the right application. Finding and addressing the ATM standards that are critical to your network can be very difficult, especially considering that there are over 2,600 RFCs to search through. This book/CD-ROM conveniently organizes and analyzes the RFCs that are relevant to ATM networks and protocols. With its accessible approach, you'll gain a better understanding of Internet standards including the IP over ATM approach (IPOA), LAN Emulation (LANE), and Multiprotocol over ATM (MPOA). Pete Loshin guides you through the salient protocols, explains how the underlying protocols work, and shows you how to administer, secure, and design your network utilizing these protocols. He also provides:
*A comprehensive introduction to Internet standards for ATM
*The process of turning a proposed specification into a full Internet standard
*Tips and techniques to find the exact RFC that you need
*Lists of Web sites that contain additional information about RFCs and Internet standards
*The most up-to-date ATM protocol information
The CD-ROM contains a fully searchable, digital edition of the book in PDF format. Click on the embedded hyperlinks to conveniently access each and every RFC or protocol referenced in the text directly from the rfc-editor.orgsite.
A copy of Adobe Acrobat Reader is
also included. The companion Web site features:
*The latest information about Internet standards
*Additional news related to standards
Look for these other titles in the
Internet Standards Series:
Essential Email Standards: RFCs and Protocols Made Practical
Essential Ethernet Standards: RFCs and Protocols Made Practical
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