Understand the ATM cell structure.
Identify the ATM model layers.
Know the ATM connection types.
Describe the call establishment process.
Understand the purpose of each LANE component.
Describe LANE operations.
Know the purpose of MPOA.
Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM) is an International Telecommunication Union–Telecommunications Standards Section (ITU-T) standard for cell relay wherein information for multiple service types, such as voice, video, or data, is conveyed in small, fixed-size cells. ATM networks are connection-oriented. This chapter provides summaries of ATM protocols, services, and operation. Figure 31-1 illustrates a private ATM network and a public ATM network carrying voice, ...