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Internet2 : the future of the Internet and other next-generation initiatives

Author: Debra Cameron
Publisher: Charleston, SC : Computer Technology Research Corp., 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats

The congestion of today's Internet does not allow for the development and testing of leading-edge technologies and applications. This report offers an in-depth look at the Internet2 project,  Read more...


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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Cameron, Debra.
Charleston, SC : Computer Technology Research Corp., 1999
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Debra Cameron
ISBN: 1566070643 9781566070645
OCLC Number: 39981871
Description: v, 164 pages : illustrations, maps ; 28 cm
Contents: The Primitive Nature of Today's Internet; Explosive Growth and Increasing Congestion; Bandwidth Restrictions; Problems with the Internet Backbone; The Lack of Security; The Internet2 Project; An Internet2 Backbone - Abilene; Corporate Sponsors of Internet2; The Very High-Speed Backbone Network Service (vBNS) - the Inheritor of the NSFnet (National Science Foundation); Next-Generation Internet (NGI) Initiatives; International Research Networks; Upgrading the Infrastructure; Canada's CA*net II Project; CTR Ltd's Project Oxygen and the "Super Internet"; Changing the Underlying Internet Protocol (IP); IP Version 6 (IPv6); Quality of Service (QoS) Capabilities; 6Bone - an International Effort; Revolutionizing the Web - Hyper Text Transport Protocol (HTTP); The Impact of Extensible Markup Language (XML); Leading-Edge Networking Technologies; The Role of Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM) in Next-Generation Networks; Synchronous Optical Network (SONET); Wave Division Multiplexing (WDM); Next-Generation Applications; Next-Generation Services; An Internet Without Bandwidth Restrictions; Videoconferencing; Scientific Research; The Impact of NGI Initiatives on the Commercial Internet; The Importance of Continued Government Funding; How and When Today's Internet Will Change. (Part Contents).
Other Titles: Internet 2
Responsibility: Debra Cameron.


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