By David E. McDysan
ATM (Asynchronous move Mode) and MPLS (Multiprotocol Label Switching) are either criteria for moving info over networks. it is a whole consultant to realizing and enforcing those networking applied sciences.
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The low error rates and high reliability of digital transmission over fiber optics was an important factor in networking protocol simplification. Furthermore, the cost-effective availability of high-speed digital transmission circuits at rates ranging from millions to billions of bits per second is an important enabler for MPLS and ATM infrastructures. Faster and Farther, but Never Free Two complementary and competing phenomena are occurring simultaneously. LAN and WAN speeds are converging such that provision of LAN-speed connectivity across the WAN is becoming technically feasible, although cost is of course dependent on distance.
Chapter 9 presents a tutorial on bridging and routing as background for applications described in Part 4 that support these important services. The text first introduces basic terminology and concepts, some of which have been adopted in ATM and MPLS control protocols. It then describes commonly used LAN protocols like Ethernet, Token Ring, and FDDI. The text then introduces the concepts of routing and addressing. Part 3 covers the basics of the ATM and MPLS protocol landscape, providing a structured introduction and reference to all terminology, protocols, and standards.
Furthermore, the tremendous popularity of cable television and wireless devices also shows a possible source of the future traffic. If people spent only a fraction of the time spent watching television on multimedia Internet communications, then the demand would be a thousand times the current level of Internet traffic. Also, there are more wireless access devices than there are traditional Internet users. The experience of wireless communications teaches us that convenience and mobility are important features of communication services.