MPLS: Next Steps - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780123744005, 9780080558295

MPLS: Next Steps, Volume 1

1st Edition

Authors: Bruce Davie Adrian Farrel
Hardcover ISBN: 9780123744005
eBook ISBN: 9780080558295
Imprint: Morgan Kaufmann
Published Date: 17th April 2008
Page Count: 432
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Table of Contents

Ch 1 Fundamental Concepts of MPLS Technology (NEW) Ch 2 MPLS to GMPLS (reprint Ch 3 of Farrel/Bryskin, GMPLS) Ch 3 MPLS Traffic Engineering and QoS (reprint Ch 3 of Ash, TE and QoS) Ch 4 GMPLS Traffic Engineering (reprint Ch 8 of Farrel/Bryskin Ch 5 MPLS Traffic Engg and Recovery (reprint Ch 8 of Vasseur, Netwk Recovery) Ch 6 GMPLS and Service Recovery (reprint Ch 7 fromFarrel/Bryskin)- 65pp Ch 7 MPLS Traffic Engineering Mngmt (reprint Ch 8 from Nadeau, MPLS Mngmt) Ch 8 MPLS Fast Reroute (NEW)


Description

Ch 1 Fundamental Concepts of MPLS Technology (NEW) Ch 2 MPLS to GMPLS (reprint Ch 3 of Farrel/Bryskin, GMPLS) Ch 3 MPLS Traffic Engineering and QoS (reprint Ch 3 of Ash, TE and QoS) Ch 4 GMPLS Traffic Engineering (reprint Ch 8 of Farrel/Bryskin Ch 5 MPLS Traffic Engg and Recovery (reprint Ch 8 of Vasseur, Netwk Recovery) Ch 6 GMPLS and Service Recovery (reprint Ch 7 fromFarrel/Bryskin)- 65pp Ch 7 MPLS Traffic Engineering Mngmt (reprint Ch 8 from Nadeau, MPLS Mngmt) Ch 8 MPLS Fast Reroute (NEW)

Key Features

  • Coverage of major applications of MPLS such as traffic engineering, VPNs, IP integration, GMPLS, and QoS written by leading experts in the field contributes to your practical knowledge of this key technology
  • Shows you how to implement various MPLS applications that will result in saving your organization time and money
  • Shows you how you can evaluate MPLS applications and techniques in relation to one another so you can develop an optimum network design

Readership

This book enables network operators and designers to determine which aspects of their networks would benefit from MPLS (mulit-label protocol switching)technology and applications. It is also a definitive reference for engineers implementing MPLS-based products.


Details

No. of pages:
432
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Morgan Kaufmann 2008
Published:
Imprint:
Morgan Kaufmann
eBook ISBN:
9780080558295
Hardcover ISBN:
9780123744005

About the Authors

Bruce Davie Author

Bruce Davie is a visiting lecturer at MIT, and Chief Service Provider Architect at Nicira Networks. Formerly a Fellow at Cisco Systems, for many years he led the team of architects responsible for Multiprotocol Label Switching and IP Quality of Service. He is also an active participant in the Internet Engineering Task Force and he is curently SIGCOMM Chair. Prior to joining Cisco he was director of internetworking research and chief scientist at Bell Communications Research. Bruce holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science from Edinburgh University. He was named an ACM Fellow in 2009. His research interests include routing, network virtualization, transport protocols, and software-defined networks.

Affiliations and Expertise

Cisco Systems, Boxborough, MA, USA

Adrian Farrel Author

Adrian Farrel has nearly two decades of experience designing and developing portable communications software. As MPLS Architect and Development Manager at Data Connection Ltd., he led a team that produced a carrier-class MPLS implementation for customers in the router space. As Director of Protocol Development for Movaz Networks, Inc., he helped build a cutting-edge system that integrated many IP-based protocols to control and manage optical switches. Adrian is active within the IETF, where he is co-chair of the CCAMP working group responsible for GMPLS. He has co-authored and contributed to numerous Internet Drafts and RFCs on MPLS, GMPLS, and related technologies. He was a founding board member of the MPLS Forum, frequently speaks at conferences, and is the author of several white papers on GMPLS.

Affiliations and Expertise

Founder of Old Dog Consulting, North Wales, UK