Table of ContentsPart I: Identifying the Bottlenecks.
Do I Really Need a High-Speed Network? The Backbone is Connected to the.
Down on the "Farm".
Closer to Home.
The Wide Area.
The Cost of Converting to High Speed.
Part II: II: How to Speed Up: Local Area Solutions.
Fiber Distributed Data Interface (FDDI).
Thomas-Conrad Networking System (TCNS).
Part III: How to Speed Up: Wide Area Solutions.
Integrated Services Digital Network.
Switched Multimegabit Data Service.
Asynchronous Transfer Mode.
Part IV: Caution: Network Construction Ahead.
Alternatives to High Speed Networking.
Speed Kills: Avoiding a Crash.
Part V: Appendixes.
The Standards Organizations.
The Supporting Organizations.