Sonet and T1: Architectures for Digital Transport Networks (2nd Edition)

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"Sonet" is the flexible, highly interoperable transport technology at the heart of today's high-speed optical networks. Now, communications engineers have a comprehensive, up-to-the-minute introduction to "Sonet" technology. "Sonet": Architecture for Digital Transport Networks, Second Edition covers every facet of "Sonet" and SDH technology, including the new IP-over-Sonet "optical Internet, " as well as "Sonet"'s relationship to WDM and other key innovations. The authors begin with an overview of "Sonet's" goals and architecture; then present the most detailed coverage of "Sonet" operations, administration, and management available in any book. They reflect important changes to "Sonet" technology and standards, including changes to network management, as well as new applications. This edition shows "Sonet" at work in both metropolitan area networks and long-haul networks, and includes a new chapter on SDH, the European "Sonet" standard, and interworking between "Sonet" and SDH networks. The authors preview IP-over-"Sonet" and tomorrow's optical Internet, and also offer insight into "Sonet"'s relationship with WDM, the advanced technology that is allowing network owners to drive far more traffic over their existing fiber plants.

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  • The definitive SONET guide, fully updated for the latest technologies and standards
  • In-depth coverage of SONET operations, administration, and management
  • New coverage: IP-over-SONET optical Internets, WDM integration, MPLS, and much more
  • All new chapter on SDH and SONET/SDH interworking

The professional's guide to SONET—completely updated for the latest innovations!

SONET is the transport technology at the heart of virtually every high-speed optical network. SONET and T1: Architecture for Digital Transport Networks, Second Edition gives communications engineers and other professionals an in-depth understanding of every facet of SONET technology-including breakthrough IP-over-SONET optical Internets, new techniques for integrating SONET with WDM fiber, and other key innovations.

The authors begin with an overview of SONET's goals and architecture, then present the most detailed coverage of SONET operations, administration, and management available in any book. SONET and T1: Architecture for Digital Transport Networks, Second Edition offers detailed information on the "hows" and "whys" of deploying and managing any SONET system, from architecture through maintenance, using real-life applications drawn from diverse carrier and business environments. This second edition's new coverage includes:

  • New deployment examples for metropolitan and long-haul networks
  • New passive optical applications
  • New SONET network management solutions
  • New coverage of SDH, the European SONET standard, and SONET/SDH interworking
  • New techniques for expanding network capacity with WDM
  • IP-over-SONET: advantages, risks, and issues
  • SONET and MPLS

From day-to-day administration to long-term planning, SONET and T1: Architecture for Digital Transport Networks, Second Edition is your richest, most up-to-date SONET resource.

About the Author:

UYLESS BLACK is a widely respected telecommunications consultant and lecturer with extensive operations and implementation experience in both public and private networks. His clients include Nortel, British Telecom, and major carriers throughout the U.S. His recent books include Voice Over IP, Second Edition; IP Routing Protocols; and MPLS and Label Switching Networks.

SHARLEEN WATERS has served for fifteen years as GTE Senior Technical Instructor in Broadband Technologies, training clients such as AT&T, Nortel, Siemens, Alcatel, NEC, and Fujitsu in installing, testing, and maintaining SONET equipment.

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