MPLS and Label Switching Networks
Edition 2 ed
OverviewThe authoritative, practical introduction to the final MPLS standard!*Fully updated to cover the final, official MPLS standard*Presents detailed enterprise and service provider example scenarios*Includes up-to-the-minute coverage of QoS and MPLS-based VPNs*Introduces the new Generalized MPLS and RSVP-TE protocolsMPLS will be at the heart of tomorrow's flexible, manageable, and cost-effective networks. MPLS and Label Switching Networks, Second Edition is the authoritative resource you need to understand MPLS technologies-and implement them for competitive advantage. Renowned communications consultant Uyless Black illuminates the final MPLS standard through practical examples and detailed diagrams, offering start-to-finish guidance on using MPLS to maximize network reliability, utilization, and performance. Coverage includes: *Integrating MPLS into ATM and Frame Relay networks-and both IPv4 and IPv6 environments *Traffic engineering-including RSVP-TE and CR-LDP*Building more resilient service provider and ISP backbones*Configuring MPLS-based networks for rapid service restoration*Deploying and securing MPLS-based VPNs*GMPLS for optical networks: accelerating service deployment and improving operational efficiencyWhether you're in an enterprise or service provider environment, MPLS and Label Switching Networks, Second Edition gives you insight and clarity for planning, deploying, and succeeding with MPLS technologies--starting today.