Understanding Token Ring Protocols and Standards

Understanding Token Ring Protocols and Standards

by James T. Carlo
     
 

The ideal companion to the new IEEE 802.5 Token Ring Standards, this book explains the rationale and critical decisions behind the standards' development, to help you fully understand their implementation features and potential. Authored by editors and developers of the standards, you gain a deeper understanding of the new Dedicated Token Ring Standard and the

Overview

The ideal companion to the new IEEE 802.5 Token Ring Standards, this book explains the rationale and critical decisions behind the standards' development, to help you fully understand their implementation features and potential. Authored by editors and developers of the standards, you gain a deeper understanding of the new Dedicated Token Ring Standard and the classic Base Token Ring Standard architecture.

Editorial Reviews

Booknews
Contributors to the IEEE 802.5 Token Ring Standard present an inside look at the architecture, complexities, and nuances of those networks. In addition to this overview of the standards, this volume also presents methods for network managers to adapt as technology encompassed 100 Mbit/s and Gbit/s limits. Topics include a historical review of Token Ring's evolution; Token Ring cabling and configurations; and dedicated Token Ring. Appendices present papers covering Token Ring LANs; investing in Token Ring; migration issues; vector and subjector definitions; and the transmit forward process. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780890064580
Publisher:
Artech House, Incorporated
Publication date:
09/28/1998
Series:
Artech House Telecommunications Library Series
Pages:
450
Product dimensions:
6.27(w) x 9.32(h) x 1.32(d)

Meet the Author

James T. Carlo currently serves as the Chair of the IEEE 802 LAN/MAN Committee and is a former Chair of the IEEE 802.5 Token Ring Working Group. He is also a TI Fellow at Texas Instruments. Robert D. Love is the current Chair of the IEEE 802.5 Token Ring Working Group and is a Senior Engineer at IBM. Michael Siegel is a Senior Engineer and Kenneth T. Wilson is a Senior Programmer at IBM. The authors were all actively involved in the technical development of the Token Ring Standard as well as Token Ring Products.

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