The MPLS Primer: An Introduction to Multiprotocol Label Switching

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9780130329806: The MPLS Primer: An Introduction to Multiprotocol Label Switching
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The complete guide to MPLS for the working network professional.

  • MPLS for the working network professional
  • Traffic engineering, VPNs, QoS, and path-restoral applications
  • Design, implementation, operations, and administration
  • Core technologies, protocols, signaling, and label distribution
  • Compares today's leading MPLS implementations

MPLS simplifies and improves IP packet exchange, giving network operators unprecedented flexibility in managing traffic and controlling network performance. Now there's a complete MPLS primer for working network professionals: The MPLS Primer.

Leading consultant Sean Harnedy introduces every aspect of MPLS technology: concepts, standards, evolution, real-world design and implementation, day-to-day operations, and more. From never-before-published deployment tips to hands-on comparisons of the leading MPLS implementations, The MPLS Primer gives you the information you need to deliver on the promise of MPLS—starting today.

  • 11 compelling advantages of MPLS technology
  • Key MPLS applications: traffic engineering, VPNs, QoS, and path restoral
  • How MPLS integrates with TCP/IP and existing internetwork infrastructures
  • MPLS core technologies and protocols: control plane, data forwarding plane, FEC, LSR, and LSP
  • Signaling and label distribution, in depth
  • Leading MPLS offerings from equipment vendors, stack providers, service providers, and others
  • The future of MPLS: new enhancements that will increase its value and extend its role
  • MPLS documentation and resources: how to find out more

Whether you're a network architect, administrator, manager, or consultant, The MPLS Primer is your hands-on jumpstart for planning, deploying, and succeeding with MPLS!

About the Author:

SEAN HARNEDY is an independent networking consultant and author of several Prentice Hall PTR books on networking, including Total SNMP and Web-Based Information Management. His experience encompasses telecommunications, open programmable switching, enterprise management, and software engineering.

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Harnedy, Sean
Published by Prentice Hall PTR (2001)
ISBN 10: 0130329800 ISBN 13: 9780130329806
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