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Book details of 'Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM) Technical Overview'

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TitleAsynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM) Technical Overview
Author(s)Harry J.R. Dutton, Peter Lenhard
ISBN0135204461
LanguageEnglish
PublishedDecember 1995
PublisherPrentice Hall PTR
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Reviewer Rob Slade wrote:
Of the books on ATM that I have reviewed so far, this is the most useful. Very few people will actually have to deal with ATM on a technical level, but if you do, you'll likely find this overview helpful. The principles, layers, components, characteristics, and management are all clearly spelled out. Managers will likely not appreciate the lack of "words of one syllable" analysis, but ATM is a complex system in any case. (My appreciation for the book was heightened today by a colleague who wanted to choose an ISP because "they were the only ones with ATM". He had no reason that we might need to use ATM for email.) copyright Robert M. Slade, 1996
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Written for computer professionals who have a basic understanding of communications, this book offers a broad overview of the emerging technologies of very high-speed data and voice communications. Covers the principles of high-speed networking; fiber optical technology and optical networks; local area networks; metropolitan area networks; high-speed packet switches; and high-speed cell switching. For computer professionals interested in the fields of data communications and voice networking.

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