- Transport technologies that build the stack
- SONET & Beyond
- Giga Ethernet-The LAN heads outside to high-speed WAN
- Optical networking issues-know your fiber types and where
MEMs will take us
- Broadband Internet access
- DSL, Cable, Satellite: which one is fastest and why
After taking this course you will:
- Understand the essential elements that make up a high speed
- Have an in-depth knowledge of the mechanisms behind ATM (Asynchronous
Transfer Mode) systems including statistical multiplexing; cellification;
- Understand how ATM can deliver multiple diverse streams of data
using Quality of Service (QoS).
- See how PVCs (Permanent Virtual Connections) and SVCs (Switched
- Understand SONETs salient features· Be able to relate
to SONET and OC-3 transmission and framing techniques
- Understand what other technologies challenge SONET in the marketplace
- See how Dense Wave Division Multiplexing (DWDM) and optical
- Compare 10 Gigabit Ethernet to SONET.
- Compare different fiber modes (single and multi)
- Understand the important differences between competing residential
access techniques including DSL, Cable, Satellite, and LMDS.
- Defining Asynchronous Transfer Mode
- Issues behind converging voice and data traffic streams
- ATM's cell structure
- How statistical multiplexing works
- Examining ATM's header
- How ATM achieves QoS for mixed traffic types
- ATM service categories explained
- What are ATM Adaptation Layers (AALs)?
- How ATM Permanent Virtual Connections (PVCs) work
- How Switched Virtual Connections (SVCs) work
SONET & Beyond
- Defining Synchronous Optical Network (SONET)
- How SONET supports broadband
- How does SONET forward data: examining an OC-1 frame
- How OC-1's multiplex into OC-3 for more capacity
- Introducing DWDM and GMPLS concepts
- Multi Mode versus Single Mode fibre
- Basic optical switching techniques concepts
Broadband Internet Access
- Why Broadband Internet Access?
- Defining broadband access
- Comparing Satellite, Cable, ADSL and G.Lite speeds
- Why residential DSL?
- What DSL variations exist?
- Introducing LMDS (fixed wireless) services
- Some LMDS transmission method
For any questions or for more information, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.