ATM Theory and Application by David E. McDysan; Darren L. Spohn
9780070603622 This is a working manual of the theory and practical use of asynchronous transfer mode (ATM) technology and ATM-based services. Providing a real-life approach to the technology, this guide offers a high-level summary of all ATM protocols and services. It explains why ATM will provide standard protocol for voice, video and data integration in the 21st century. Also covered are the nuts-and-bolts of ATM network planning, congestion control and traffic engineering, as well as the source of each standard, and information on where to find additional details within the standards.