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How to extend broadband through Metro Area Networks—that's the question many carriers are asking. Many are answering "SONET" - but that's just the beginning of the questions. This expert guide offers serious help with the challenges of implementing SONET to push the information highway nearer the last mile.
SONET Solutions for MANs
The perfect resource for evaluating and deploying SONET as a MAN solution, communications experts Daniel Minoli's and Peter Johnson's SONET-Based Metro Area Networks can help you sort out your options and put your choices into action. This detailed guide helps you build business models, review protocols, contrast costs and features, and design and deploy next-generation platforms.
Eight insight-packed chapters help you:
MAKE SENSE OF COMPLEX TECHNOLOGIES AND BURGEONING MARKETS
Don't step off the cliff without a parachute. This book is a survival tool for those planning, designing, and building architectures for Municipal Area Networks.
|About the Authors|
|Ch. 1||Advances and Opportunities in Next-Generation SONET and Other Optical Architectures||1|
|Ch. 2||Optics Primer||71|
|Ch. 3||Traditional SONET Architectures||147|
|Ch. 4||Next-Generation SONET and Optical Architectures||227|
|Ch. 5||Dense Wavelength Division Multiplexing (DWDM) Systems||259|
|Ch. 6||Coarse Wavelength Division Multiplexing (CWDM) Technology||317|
|Ch. 7||All-Optical Networks||345|
|Ch. 8||GMPLS in Optical Networks||381|
|Ch. 9||Free-Space Optics (FSO)||423|
|Ch. 10||Practical Design and Economic Parameters||443|
|App. A||Revenue per Employee||483|
|App. B||Calculating Your Sales Staff Number||495|
|App. C||Generalized "Rule of 78"||501|