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Optical Networking: A Beginner's Guide (Network Professional's Library)

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Learn the basics of optical networking using this practical and easy-to-follow introductory guide. You'll get an overview of concepts behind the technology, as well as helpful information on Cisco, Nortel, and Juniper certifications. Also, a handy 16-page blueprint section offers additional visual instruction.

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Get a solid introduction to optical networking with this up-to-date guide

Get up to speed on optical networking technology--a still-emerging field of high-speed data transmission--using this clearly written introductory resource. Packed with hundreds of figures and illustrations depicting current optical network designs and concepts, this book not only thoroughly explains the basics but also puts just-learned information into a visual context. Covering everything from hardware and software products to SONET and Dense Wave Division Multiplexing (DWDM), this book explores a wide range of topics in a style that's easy to understand. And it contains details relating to optical products from leading companies including Cisco, Juniper, and Nortel. If you're looking for in-depth information on the theories behind optical networking--as well as practical details on working with the technology--this book is your ideal resource.Learn the differences between optical and electrical signals Discover how the need for high-speed optics developed Find out about leading vendors--Cisco, Juniper, Nortel, and others--and their top products Understand how optical routing and switching work Get tips and techniques for managing optical networks Maintain and tune an optical network for maximum performance Recognize the various types and capabilities of fiber cabling Get details on common security procedures and protocols

Table of Contents

Part I: Networking at the Speed of Light

1 Optical Networking Theory

2 History of Optical Networking

3 Optical Architectures

Part II: Optical Networking Tools, Applications, and Vendors

4 Optical Networking Design

5 Optical Switching and Routing

6 Vendors and Their Wares

7 Optical Networking Applications

Part III: Practical Optical Networking

8 Building Optical Networks

9 Optical Network Management

10 Optical Maintenance and Tuning

11 Optical Fiber

12 Optical Network Security

Product Details

ISBN:
9780072193985
Author:
Elsenpeter, Robert C.
Author:
Velte, Toby J.
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies
Location:
Berkeley, Calif.
Subject:
Networking - General
Subject:
Computer networks
Subject:
Optical communications
Subject:
Data Processing - Optical Data Processing
Subject:
Hardware - Network Hardware
Subject:
Optical data processing
Subject:
Operating Systems - General
Series:
Network Professional's Library
Series Volume:
no. 02-11-001
Publication Date:
20020131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
544
Dimensions:
9.22x7.58x1.11 in. 1.98 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Get a solid introduction to optical networking with this up-to-date guide

Get up to speed on optical networking technology--a still-emerging field of high-speed data transmission--using this clearly written introductory resource. Packed with hundreds of figures and illustrations depicting current optical network designs and concepts, this book not only thoroughly explains the basics but also puts just-learned information into a visual context. Covering everything from hardware and software products to SONET and Dense Wave Division Multiplexing (DWDM), this book explores a wide range of topics in a style that's easy to understand. And it contains details relating to optical products from leading companies including Cisco, Juniper, and Nortel. If you're looking for in-depth information on the theories behind optical networking--as well as practical details on working with the technology--this book is your ideal resource.Learn the differences between optical and electrical signals Discover how the need for high-speed optics developed Find out about leading vendors--Cisco, Juniper, Nortel, and others--and their top products Understand how optical routing and switching work Get tips and techniques for managing optical networks Maintain and tune an optical network for maximum performance Recognize the various types and capabilities of fiber cabling Get details on common security procedures and protocols

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