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MPLS and next-generation networks : foundations for NGN and enterprise virtualization

Author: Monique Morrow; Azhar Sayeed
Publisher: Indianapolis, Ind. : Cisco Press, ©2005.
Series: Network business series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats

MPLS is a technology useful for transport of Layer 2 and Layer 3 service delivery in the Next-Generation Networks (NGN). This book discusses a series of steps that you can follow for the introduction  Read more...


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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Monique Morrow; Azhar Sayeed
ISBN: 1587201208 9781587201202
OCLC Number: 192096715
Description: 1 online resource (xxv, 395 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: ContentsIntroduction Part I The Business Case for MPLS Chapter 1 Dynamics of Service Creation and DeploymentIndustry Dynamics and ChallengesWhat About the Enterprise Market?Service Provider Business EngineeringBusiness Drivers and RequirementsEnterprise CustomersEnterprise Motivations for Migrating to Layer 3 ServicesService Providers and Enterprise: The Battle of Outsourcing Versus Do-It-YourselfDo-It-YourselfEnterprise SegmentationCentral Services with an Enterprise CampusSubscribing to a Managed Layer 3 MPLS VPN ServiceThe Case for Building VPNs-Layer 2 or Layer 3Existing Technologies-Frame Relay, ATM, and IP-Based Networks: What Can They Solve?Frame RelayAsynchronous Transfer ModeThe Internet ProtocolService ExamplesSummary Chapter 2 The Scope of Service TypesOverview of Layer 2 ServicesEthernet ServicesNext-Generation Network Overview and Interworking FunctionsLayer 3 ServicesRemote AccessValue-Added ServicesSummary Part 2 The Technical Case for MPLSChapter 3 Technology Overview: Making the Technology case for MPLS and Technology DetailsAvailable Technologies and OptionsWhy MPLS? (High-Level Detail)MPLS and Quality of Service Differentiating Service with Traffic EngineeringMulticastBenefitsMPLS Technology DetailsLayer 3 VPNsPeer-to-Peer ModelVRF and Its FunctionMPLS Label Stack RoleTopologiesCarrier Supporting Carrier and Inter-Provider Autonomous SystemsTraffic EngineeringDiffServLayer 2 VPNsSummary Part 3 MPLS Services and ComponentsChapter 4 Layer 2 VPNsTaxonomyIntroducing AToMPseudowire Systems ArchitecturePacket ForwardingLayer 2 Transport Types (Like-to-Like)Ethernet ServiceLink Layer ServiceFrame Relay ServiceATM Service117Configuration of PseudowiresLayer 2 InterworkingInterworking ModesInterworking Models and ApplicationsVirtual Private LAN ServiceConsiderations for VPLSProvisioning and SignalingLDP SignalingBGP SignalingBenefits of L2VPNsInter-AS L2VPNsSupported IETF StandardsSummaryStandards and References Part 4 Layer 3 VPNs1Chapter 5 Technology OverviewSeparation of Routing Information Between VPNsConstrained Distribution of Routing InformationForwarding Packets Through the Network CorePacket Flow Through the NetworkCorporate IntranetCorporate ExtranetInternet AccessDedicated per-VPN Internet AccessShared PE-Internet and VPNDedicated PE-Shared BackboneManaged Central Service-Shared Internet AccessScaling MPLS VPNs to Multi-AS, Multi-Provider, and Hierarchical NetworksInter-AS VPNsCarrier Supporting CarrierHeterogeneous NetworksManaged Central ServicesMaking Applications and Services VRF-AwareVRF-Aware Address ManagementSupported IETF DraftsSummaryStandards and References: Chapter 6 Remote Access and IPSec Integration with MPLS VPNsTechnology OverviewDial AccessIndividual AccessCE Dial Backup AccessDial-Out AccessDSL AccessRouted EncapsulationBridged EncapsulationCable AccessPE-CE Routing ProtocolsScalability and Network Convergence for Remote AccessSummary Chapter 7 MPLS SecuritySecurity and NGNSecurity Overview and MPLSMPLS VPN and SecurityAttack ScenariosInternet/Extranet and MPLS SecurityIPSecMPLS VPN (BGP VPN) Security Issues and OptionsLayer 2 and Unmanaged VPN Service ConsiderationsDesign Option ExamplesCarrier's Carrier Network and Inter-Autonomous ConsiderationsCustomer Edge Router Security ConsiderationsOverall Best Practice RecommendationsSummaryStandards and References Chapter 8 Traffic EngineeringProblem StatementTechnology OverviewIGP Extensions and Distribution of ConstraintsSignaling of TE TunnelsForwarding Packets Through the Network CoreSequence of OperationTE Tunnel MaintenanceTE Applications and ExamplesIntra-Area TEInter-Autonomous System TEQuality of Service and TETraffic Handling of Delay-Sensitive TrafficProtection and RestorationLink ProtectionNode ProtectionPath ProtectionUsage ScenariosScalability of Protection MechanismsScaling MPLS TEMPLS Traffic Engineering and MulticastStandards and ReferencesSummary Chapter 9 Quality of ServiceProblem StatementIP QoSQoS Building BlocksIntServDiffServPacket HandlingThe Hybrid ModelMPLS QoSMPLS DiffServTraffic Engineering and DiffServDiffServ-Aware Traffic EngineeringMPLS QoS Service ExamplesPoint-to-Cloud ModelOlympic Service ModelTraffic-Engineered Voice ModelVirtual Leased LineOn-Demand QoSMPLS and IntServTraffic Flows to MPLS DiffServ MappingTunnel-Based Admission ControlStandards and ReferencesSummary Chapter 10 Mutlicasts and NGNsProblem StatementMPLS Multicast VPN OverviewMulticast VPN Operational DetailsMPLS Multicast VPN Applications and ExamplesMulticast Security and Management ConsiderationsStandards and ReferencesSummary Chapter 11 IPv6 and MPLSProblem StatementTechnology OverviewIPv6 PEMultiprotocol BGP ExtensionsPacket PathIPv6 VPNs (6VPE)Route TaggingVirtual Routing and Forwading with IPv6Packet PathThe Coexistence of IPv4 L3VPN and IPv6 L3VPNIPv6 Network CoreInter-AS Networks for 6PE and v6VPNsIPv6 QoSMPLS QoS for IPv6Management and IPv6Summary Part 4 Bringing Your MPLS Plan TogetherChapter 12 Network Management and ProvisioningProblem StatementFault Management, Configuration Management, Accounting Management, Performance Management, and Security Management MPLS OAMVRF-Aware ICMP Ping and LSP Ping/Trace MechanismsDealing with Equal Cost MultipathsNoncompliant RoutersLSR Self-TestVirtual Circuit Connection Verification and Bidirectional Forwarding DetectionA Word About Interworking OAMAny to AnyLocal SwitchingEncapsulation Types and ModesATM over MPLSATM N:1 ModeATM 1:1 ModeAAL5 SDU ModeAAL5 PDU ModeFrame Relay over MPLSGeneric Failure TypesInterface FailurePseudowire FailuresTunnel LSP FailuresConfiguration Management for MPLS-Based NetworksAccounting for MPLS-Based NetworksPerformance Management for MPLS-Based NetworksSecurity Management for MPLS-Based NetworksPer-VPN ManagementIP AddressingVRF-Aware Network Address TranslationSupported MIBsStandards and ReferencesSummary Chapter 13 Design Considerations: Putting it All TogetherVRF-Aware FeatureIP Addressing: VRF-Aware DHCPDHCP Deployment ExamplesDeployment Guideline SummaryVRF-Aware Network Address TranslationNAT-PE System FlowInside-to-Outside Packet FlowOutside-to-Inside Packet FlowDeployment Guideline SummaryManagement, Provisioning, and TroubleshootingEquipment Scalability Versus Network ScalabilityNetwork Element CharacteristicsNetwork ParametersNetwork-Wide ScaleManagement and ScalabilityLayer 2 VPNs-What to ExpectSame Grade of ServicePlanning and SizingDensityManagementSummary Chapter 14 MPLS Case StudiesThe Background on EquantEquant Business DriversEquant ServicesVPN Bridge Case StudyBackgroundCustomer Issues/ObjectivesThe Account Team's Keys to SuccessCase Study ConclusionSummary Chapter 15 The Future of MPLSIntegrating IP and Optical Networks (Transport Area)How Does it Work?Bandwidth On-Demand ServiceChallenges Faced with G-MPLS and UCPFuture Layer 3 ServicesLabel-Switched MulticastDynamic Encrypted VPNsContent-Based ServicesAdaptive Networks for Integration of Voice and VideoSecurity EnhancementsFuture Layer 2 ServicesATM-MPLS InterworkingLayer 2 VPNs Across Multiple Provider NetworksVPLS Service Across a Non-Ethernet Last MileFuture Enhancements in Provisioning and ManagementAdaptive Self-Healing NetworksIncreasing Enterprise Deployment of MPLSSummary So, What Is the Future of MPLS?A View from George SwallowA View from Adrian FarrellIndex
Series Title: Network business series.
Responsibility: Monique Morrow and Azhar Sayeed.


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