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SONET/SDHby Walter J. Goralski
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A new, and fully updated edition of the best guide to SONET on the market!
In today?s largest industries, from aircraft to telephone and cable, transporting voice, data, video, and Internet through fiber optics is increasing, making the demand for high-speed SONET technology higher than ever. Network engineers and administrators need a comprehensive and up-to-date guide to deploying SONET, and this revised, practical guide fits the bill. Packed with real-world examples of SONET implementations, this guide includes all new coverage of WDM (Wave Division Multiplexing) and DWDM, SONET vendors and analysis of available products, plus important information about the future of SONET and WDM.
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Written by SONET expert and telecommunications consultant Walter J. Goralski, no otter book is more through or significant in helping you understand the nuts and bolts of the technology behind SONET, and providing you with the field-tested techniques to achieve greater bandwidth.
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Table of Contents
Part I: Introduction to Fiber Optics and Sonet.
Chapter 1: B-ISDN,ATM, SONET.
Chapter 2: a Fiber Optic Tutorial.
Chapter 3: Optical Networking, DWM, and DWDM.
Chapter 4: The Digital Hierarchy.
Part II: How Sonet Works.
Chapter 5: The Evolution of SONET.
Chapter 6: SONET Architecture and Protocols.
Chapter 7: SONET Payloads.
Part III: SONET NETWORK EQUIPMENT.
Chapter 9: SONET Networks.
Chapter 10: SONET Equipment.
Chapter 11: SONET Equipment Providers.
Part IV: SONET ADVANTAGES.
Chapter 12: Customer and Carrier Advantages.
Chapter 13: SONET OAM&P.
Chapter 14: SONET Rings.
Part V: SONET SERVICE DEPLOYMENT.
Chapter 15: SONET Deployment.
Chapter 16: SONET SERVICES.
Chapter 17: SONET Futures and Issues.
Chapter 18: Synchronous Digital Hierachy.
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