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Network Convergence: Ethernet Applications and Next Generation Packet Transport Architectures provides the guidance and solutions you'll need to understand Ethernet and emerging applications such as cloud computing and mobile apps, as well as large-scale retail and business deployments.
This reference starts with an overview of the Ethernet and existing broadband architectures, including XDSL, WIMAX, and VLANs. It moves on to cover next-generation networks and mobile architectures, as well as cloud computing. The book also addresses the convergence of optical, Ethernet and IP/MPLS layers, considered to be the backbone of next-generation packet transport architecture.
If you're a network designer or architect, a technical sales professional, or if you're pursuing technical certifications, you will benefit from Network Convergence's fundamental information on this rapidly evolving technology.
- Discusses architectural nuances and includes practical case studies for deploying the next-generation framework for each service type
- Explains data center and cloud computing interconnect schemes for building next-generation cloud infrastructures that support a new array of requirements
- Provides configuration schemes from leading vendors, including Cisco, Juniper and Alcatel
Product managers, service architects, network managers, IT managers.
1. Deploying Ethernet Multi-Point Services Using VPLS
Virtual Private LAN Service (VPLS)
2. Understanding Advanced MPLS Layer 3 VPN Services
MPLS Layer 3 VPNs
MPLS Layer 3 Inter-AS VPNs
Advanced Next Generation Multicast over Layer 3 VPNs
Migration from Draft-Rosen to NG-MVPNs
3. Provider Backbone Bridging with VPLS
4. Scaling Packet Ethernet Services Using Seamless MPLS
State of the Mobile Transport Industry
Next Generation Mobile Transport Characteristics
Large Network, Inter-AS Design with IP/MPLS Access
Large Network Inter-AS Design with Non-IP/MPLS Access
Small Network, Integrated Core and Aggregation with IP/MPLS Access
Small Network, Integrated Core, and Aggregation with Non-IP/MPLS Access
Inter-Domain Hierarchical LSPs
Inter-Domain LSPs for Multi-Area IGP Design
Inter-Domain LSPs for Inter-AS Design
Inter-Domain LSPs for Integrated Core and Aggregation Design
Transport and Service Control Plane
BGP Control Plane for Multi-Area IGP Design
BGP Control Plane for Inter-AS Design
BGP Control Plane for Integrated Core and Aggregation Design
Quality of Service
5. QoS in Mobile IP Networks
The First Generation Mobile Network
The Second Generation Mobile Network
The 2.5G Mobile Network
The Third Generation Mobile Vision
The Evolution toward 3G
The Third Generation Evolution for GSM
Converged NGN Infrastructure for Mobile Transport
Third Generation Release 99 Overview
Third Generation Release 4 Overview
Third Generation Release 5/6 Overview
Mobile Network RAN Access
IPV6 in 3G Networks
Overview of QoS and the 3GPP Standards
3G Traffic Classes
Bearer Service Attributes
Mobile Network Protocol Stacks
The Iu Interface in the Circuit-Switched Domain
Mobile Network Transport Framework
Quality of Service Framework
6. Emerging Trends in Packet Optical Convergence
Basics about Optical Networks
Optical Transmission Principles
Multiplexers and De-Multiplexers
Optical Add/Drop Multiplexers
Overview of Fixed OADM & ROADM Technology
The Optical Transport Network (OTN)
Design Constraints and Initial Design Considerations for Fiber Optic Networks
7. MPLS Transport Profile
Why MPLS-TP? Why Now?
IP/MPLS and MPLS-TP Inter-operability
Application Scenario: The Overlapping Interconnection Scenario of the L2/L3 VPN Bridging in the LTE Environment
Application Scenario: The Peer-to-Peer Interconnection Scenario in the MS-PW Environment
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- 21st October 2013
- Morgan Kaufmann
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works with Juniper Network as a Technical Leader within the Juniper Professional Services Organization. He is based in the UK and works with large Service Providers and customers with focus on the key areas of Network transformation, Multicast, QoS, Carrier Ethernet, Vendor Interoperability and Next Generation services. Prior to joining Juniper, Vinod worked as a Senior Network Consulting Engineer within Cisco’s World Wide Service Provider organization providing architectural design and service support to customers in the Asia Pacific and EMEA markets. This responsibility includes the planning and design of large network architectures, together with guiding deployment and providing operational advice. He has over 16 years of experience in IP networking, and built some of the largest IP/MPLS carrier networks in the EMEA, APAC, and America markets.
Srinivasarao Mulugu heads the Packet division of Nokia Siemens Networks in India. He has over 17 years of experience in the telecommunication industry spanning across North America, APAC, Middle East and India. During the course of his career, Srinivasarao has worked in various capacities at Cisco Systems, Juniper Networks, 3Com and Sprint Communications. He is also active in the industry forums and has chaired several technology sessions in forums such as SANOG, APRICOT, etc. He has an MS in Electrical Engineering and an MBA, both from University of Maryland, College Park, USA.
In his personal life Srinivasarao holds the position of Director Auromira Foundation and is involved in social welfare activities.