Optical Network Control is the first expert guide and single-source reference for controlling and managing optical networks. This book fills the gap between optical network engineering and routing/signaling—helping both optical and IP professionals build networks that are more robust, flexible, manageable, and profitable. Coverage includes:
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1. Technology Overview.
Introduction. Optical Transmission Systems. Multiplexing, Grooming, and Switching. Summary.
Introduction. Time Division Multiplexing (TDM). Getting to Know the SONET and SDH Signals. SONET/SDH Layering.
Introduction. All about Concatenation. Link Capacity Adjustment Scheme. Payload Mappings. SONET/SDH Transparency Services. When Things Go Wrong. Summary.
Introduction. Linear Protection. Ring-Based Protection. Mesh Restoration. Summary.
Introduction. Control Plane Architecture and Functional Model. Control Plane Aspects in IP Networks. Control of MPLS Networks. Generalized MPLS (GMPLS). Control of ATM Networks: The P-NNI Protocols. Summary.
Introduction. Types of Adjacencies and Discovery Procedures. Protocol Mechanisms. LMP. Summary.
Introduction. The ITU-T G.7713 Model. GMPLS Signaling. RSVP and RSVP-TE. GMPLS Extensions to RSVP-TE. P-NNI Signaling Adaptations for Optical Networks. Summary.
Introduction. Span Protection. End-to-End Dedicated Mesh Protection. End-to-End Shared Mesh Protection. Discussion. Summary.
Introduction. History of Routing. Routing Protocol Basics. Internet Routing Protocols. P-NNI. Summary.
Introduction. Differences between IP and Optical Routing. Routing with Physical Diversity. Routing with Constraints. Link Bundling. Source Routing. Optical Intradomain Routing. Routing across Multiple Areas. Issues. Summary.
Introduction. Shortest Path Computation. Routing with Simple Constraints. Path Selection for Diversity. Network Optimization. Summary.
Introduction. Interdomain Control Requirements. Domain Hierarchies. Interdomain Routing. Discovery Processes and Hierarchy. Summary.
Overview of Transport Systems Management. Information Models. Protocols for Systems Management. Relationship with the Control Plane. Summary.
Introduction. Business Drivers and Inhibitors. Different Standards: Competing or Complementary? Interoperability Status. Deployment Issues.
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