Telecommunications Technology Handbook (Artech House Telecommunications Library) / Edition 2

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The telecommunications industry is going through challenging times, and this extensively revised second edition of the bestselling Telecommunications Technology Handbook is the resource you need to meet these challenges head on and to thrive in today's telecom industry. To forecast market demand accurately and predictably, you can turn to the new section on marketing analysis techniques and market data sampling. Broadband, Ethernet, and wireless are emerging as de facto transmission technologies for enterprise networks, and new extensive coverage of these transmission technologies provides the hands-on knowledge you need to keep your career and your organization's networking architecture on track.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781580535281
  • Publisher: Artech House, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 12/28/2003
  • Series: Artech House Telecommunications Library
  • Edition description: Second Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 780
  • Product dimensions: 7.42 (w) x 10.20 (h) x 1.83 (d)

Meet the Author

Daniel Minoli recently played a key role in the foundation of two networking companies: Global Nautical Networks, a provider of mobile Internet and data services to marinas, and InfoPort Communications Group, an optical and Gigabit Ethernet metropolitan carrier. An author of best-selling books on telecommunications and data communications, he has written columns for ComputerWorld, NetworkWorld, and Network Computing. He has also taught at New York University, Stevens Institute of Technology, Carnegie-Mellon University, and Monmounth University.

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Table of Contents

Introduction. Optics (Technologies). All-Optical Networks. Intelligent Optical Networks (and GMPLS). DWDM and CWDM. SONET and NEXT-gen SONET. Wireless Technologies (WPAN, WLAN, WWAN, Fixed Wireless, FSO). WAN Technologies (FR ATM, MPLS). Moving Beyond T1: Multilink FR and Other Approaches. LAN Technologies (GbE, 10GbE). Transparent LAN Services. Metro Ethernet Architectures (VLANs, GbE, RPR). Network/Transport Technologies: IPv4, IPv6. Security Technologies. Layer 2/3 VPNs. QoS in Packet Networks. Voice over Packet. Digital Video. Directory Services. Analytical Techniques for Forecasting, Sampling, and Economic Analysis.

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