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Internet Architectures
     

Internet Architectures

by Daniel Minoli, Andrew Schmidt
 

The anatomy of the Internet: how it's structured, what makes it work, who controls it, and how to support internetworking capabilities in your organization

If you work in any aspect of internetworking planning, design, development, or management, you need to have as complete a picture as possible of how the Internet is structured and what makes it work.

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The anatomy of the Internet: how it's structured, what makes it work, who controls it, and how to support internetworking capabilities in your organization

If you work in any aspect of internetworking planning, design, development, or management, you need to have as complete a picture as possible of how the Internet is structured and what makes it work. Internet Architectures explains Internet components and the technical relationships between them, names the key players involved and the agreements currently in place between them, reveals proprietary architectures, and arms you with a wealth of practical information on:

• Backbone technologies, including packet over SONET

• Protocols and a description of ISP network architectures

• Servers, routers, and software

• Communications infrastructures

• Access technology, including xDSL, ADSL, FITL, and frame relay

• QoS and its support technologies, including ATM, RSVP, IPv6

• Policy, regulation, peering, and reciprocity arrangements

• Multimedia and supporting technology

• Internetworking security

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Booknews
Aids the corporate planner in selecting Internet service providers by providing him or her with the knowledge to ask the right questions in regard to which architectures, protocols, design disciplines, and service support options are right for his/her business. Subjects addressed include the history of the Internet, evolving applications and requirements, quality of service (SoQ)-enabled communication, and evolving access technologies. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471190813
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
11/28/1999
Pages:
544
Product dimensions:
7.64(w) x 9.59(h) x 1.47(d)

Meet the Author

DAN MINOLI is Director of Engineering and Development, Data Services, for CLEC giant Teleport Communications Group (now AT&T).
ANDREW SCHMIDT is Senior Product Manager for Emerging Technology at Ameritech and Chief Internet2 Architect.

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