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- xix, 203 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
- Contents: 1. Introduction to Carrier Ethernet -- 2. Data Networking Concepts -- 3. The Flavors of Ethernet -- 4. Frame Formats -- 5. LAN Switches -- 6. Carrier Ethernet Services -- 7. Service Level Agreements and Quality of Service.Includes indexes.Summary: "Facilitating high data transfers over long distances at a reasonable cost, Carrier Ethernet is solidifying its fundamental position as the core of next-generation networks. Since it first dazzled the IT world 40 years ago with its ability to move data over local networks, Ethernet has dramatically evolved in both form and function. And now, Carrier Ethernet, flexing its multi-gigabit muscle, is rapidly emerging as the undisputed technology of choice." "Carrier Ethernet: Providing the Need for Speed arms professionals in telecommunications with an advanced primer on this evolving medium. This book provides an understanding of the technology that has led up to Carrier Ethernet, as well as the technologies used to tailor its services to the high-speed requirements of subscribers."--BOOK JACKET.