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The demand for communication networks has increased dramatically in the last few years, creating a need for an intermediate network that operates over a metropolitan area at comparatively high data rates with simple protocols. With some characteristics of local area networks and wide area networks, the metropolitan area network (MAN) technology reflects the best features of both. The motivations for MAN technology include o interconnection of LANs o high-speed services o integrated services. MANs can be used in the following areas:
Remote login Metropolitan Area Networks provides an introduction to the key concepts of MANs in an easily understood style. Organized into five chapters, this unique book acts as an excellent reference for a beginner as well as for the veteran in the field. Topics include:
Introductory and background information about MANs
Interworking devices, MAN topologies, and key issues
Various popular protocols proposed for MANs
Modeling and performance analysis of common MAN topologies
Emerging MAN-related technologies such as BISDN, ATM networks, frame relay, cell relay, SONET, and SMDS For a broad understanding of this expanding subject, Metropolitan Area Networks serves as the singular standard in the field.
Table of Contents
Introduction Definition of MAN Differences from LANs Motivations for MAN Applications for MANs Conclusion References MAN Technology Protocol Architecture Internetworking Devices Topologies Key Issues Conclusion References Proposed MANs Expressnet Fasnet FDDI DQDB Comparison of DQDB and FDDI Other MANs Conclusion References Performance Analysis Interconnected Token Rings DQDB FDDI Conclusion References Emerging MAN Technologies Narrowband ISDN Broadband ISDN ATM LANs SONET Frame and Cell Relays SMDS MAN Evolution Process Conclusion References Glossary and Acronyms Selected Bibliography Index
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