MPLS and Label Switching Networks

MPLS and Label Switching Networks by Uyless D. Black

ISBN10: 0130158232
ISBN13: 978-0130158239
Author: Uyless D. Black
Title: MPLS and Label Switching Networks
Publisher: Prentice Hall; 1st edition (December 27, 2000)
Language: English
Size ePub: 1429 kb
Size PDF: 1825 kb
Rating: 3.8/5
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Subcategory: Networking & Cloud Computing

MPLS and Label Switching Networks by Uyless D. Black



The authoritative MPLS introduction for every networking professional. MPLS and related technologies offer the potential to dramatically improve network performance, efficiency, and quality of service. In MPLS and Label-Switching Networks, renowned communication specialist Uyless Black presents a detailed, practical introduction to these technologies, written specifically for network and communications professionals. Using practical examples and realistic configuration diagrams, Black explains each fundamental concept, protocol, and technique associated with MPLS, including: * How the MPLS protocol works, and how it can be applied in IPv4 and IPv6 environments * Maximizing quality of service: using MPLS to combat network latency and jitter * MPLS traffic engineering: building more resilient service provider and ISP backbones * Security and network management in MPLS-enabled networks--including rapid service restoration techniques * Using MPLS to build secure VPNs * New MPLS label distribution protocols Whether you're in an enterprise network or service provider environment, MPLS and Label-Switching Networks is the authoritative resource you need to understand MPLS technologies--and implement them for competitive advantage.

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