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Optical Network Design and Implementation

Book Description

A comprehensive guide to understanding and configuring multiservice DWDM, SONET, and SDH architectures

Optical Network Design and Implementation provides in-depth coverage of the following:

  • DS1/DS3/E1/E3 over SONET/SDH

  • IEEE 802.17 Resilient Packet Ring (RPR)

  • Fast/Gigabit Ethernet over SONET/SDH

  • VRF virtual private networks

  • Double-tagged 802.1Q VPNs

  • SAN transport, FICON, and Fibre Channel over SONET/SDH

  • DWDM infrastructures

  • Analysis of DWDM, SONET, and SDH architectures

  • Multiservice optical networking has multiple applications in service provider and enterprise environments. To help you make the most of these applications, Optical Network Design and Implementation provides a complete reference of technology solutions for next-generation optical networks. The book explains the differences among various MAN technologies, getting you up to speed on the solutions you need to use.

    Optical Network Design and Implementation contains a broad range of technical details on multiservice optical networking and covers optical networking theory, design, and configuration by providing informative text, illustrations, and examples. It can be used as a reference for anyone designing, implementing, or supporting an optical network. Even if you're not using Cisco ONS equipment, this book can increase your awareness and understanding of optical technologies and provide you with detailed design concepts and rules for building highly scalable multiservice optical networks.

    This book covers the entire spectrum of optical networking technologies from the physical layer to the network layer. If you are a network architect, network manager, or a consultant who designs, deploys, operates, or troubleshoots multiservice optical and DWDM networks, Optical Network Design and Implementation is your comprehensive guide to optical networking.

    "This represents the first book that offers a comprehensive and technical guide to unique IP+Optical innovations with Cisco COMET."
    -Jayshree V. Ullal, Senior Vice President, Optical Networking Group
    Cisco Systems, Inc.

    This book is part of the Networking Technology Series from Cisco Press, which offers networking professionals valuable information for constructing efficient networks, understanding new technologies, and building successful careers.


    Table of Contents

    1. Copyright
    2. About the Author
    3. Acknowledgments
    4. Foreword
    5. Introduction
    6. Introduction to Optical Networking
      1. Introduction to SONET/SDH
      2. SONET/SDH
      3. Dense Wavelength-Division Multiplexing
      4. The Future of SONET/SDH and DWDM
      5. Summary
    7. Time-Division Multiplexing
      1. An Introduction to Time-Division Multiplexing
      2. Analog Signal Processing
      3. Circuit-Switched Networks
      4. The T-Carrier
      5. The E-Carrier
      6. ISDN
      7. TDM Network Elements
      8. Summary
    8. Fiber-Optic Technologies
      1. A Brief History of Fiber-Optic Communications
      2. Fiber-Optic Applications
      3. The Physics Behind Fiber Optics
      4. Optical-Cable Construction
      5. Propagation Modes
      6. Fiber-Optic Characteristics
      7. Fiber Types
      8. Fiber-Optic Cable Termination
      9. Splicing
      10. Physical-Design Considerations
      11. Fiber-Optic Communications System
      12. Fiber Span Analysis
      13. Summary
    9. Wavelength-Division Multiplexing
      1. The Need for Wavelength-Division Multiplexing
      2. Wavelength-Division Multiplexing
      3. Coarse Wavelength-Division Multiplexing
      4. Dense Wavelength-Division Multiplexing
      5. The ITU Grid
      6. Wavelength-Division Multiplexing Systems
      7. WDM Characteristics and Impairments to Transmission
      8. Dispersion and Compensation in WDM
      9. Summary
    10. SONET Architectures
      1. SONET Integration of TDM Signals
      2. SONET Electrical and Optical Signals
      3. SONET Layers
      4. SONET Framing
      5. SONET Transport Overhead
      6. SONET Alarms
      7. Virtual Tributaries
      8. SONET Multiplexing
      9. SONET Network Elements
      10. SONET Topologies
      11. SONET Protection Architectures
      12. SONET Ring Architectures
      13. SONET Network Management
      14. Summary
    11. SDH Architectures
      1. SDH Integration of TDM Signals
      2. SDH Layers
      3. SDH Multiplexing
      4. SDH Framing
      5. SDH Transport Overhead
      6. SDH Alarms
      7. SDH Higher-Level Framing
      8. SDH Network Elements
      9. SDH Topologies
      10. SDH Protection Architectures
      11. SDH Ring Architectures
      12. SDH Network Management
      13. Summary
    12. Packet Ring Technologies
      1. Ethernet Services
      2. Ethernet over SONET/SDH
      3. Shared Packet Ring
      4. Resilient Packet Ring
      5. Summary
    13. Multiservice SONET and SDH Platforms
      1. Next-Generation SONET and SDH Platforms
      2. ONS 15400 Series of Optical Platforms
      3. Cisco Transport Controller (CTC)
      4. Cisco Transport Manager (CTM)
      5. Summary
    14. Provisioning the Multiservice SONET MSPP
      1. Provisioning the SONET MSPP
      2. Initial Provisioning Tasks
      3. Provisioning of Protection Groups
      4. ONS 15454 Timing
      5. Node Inventory
      6. IP Networking of ONS Nodes for OAM&P
      7. UPSR Configuration
      8. BLSR Configuration
      9. Subtending Ring Configuration
      10. Linear ADM Configurations
      11. Pat-Protected Mesh Networking (PPMN)
      12. Circuit Provisioning
      13. Summary
    15. Provisioning the Multiservice SDH MSPP
      1. Provisioning the SDH MSPP
      2. Initial Provisioning Tasks
      3. Provisioning of Protection Groups
      4. ONS 15454 Timing for SDH
      5. Node Inventory
      6. IP Networking of ONS 15454 SDH Nodes for OAM&P
      7. SNCP Configuration
      8. MS-SPRing Configuration
      9. Subtending Ring Configurations
      10. Linear ADM Configurations
      11. Extended SNCP Mesh Networks
      12. SDH Circuit Provisioning
      13. Summary
    16. Ethernet, IP, and RPR over SONET and SDH
      1. Ethernet and IP Services over SONET/SDH
      2. G-Series Provisioning of Ethernet over SONET
      3. E-Series Provisioning of Ethernet over SONET
      4. G-Series Provisioning of Ethernet over SDH
      5. E-Series Provisioning of Ethernet over SDH
      6. ML-Series Provisioning of Ethernet, IP, and RPR over SONET/SDH
      7. Summary
    17. Optical Network Case Studies
      1. Network Design Strategies
      2. Case Study: Multiservice Metro Optical SONET/SDH Network
      3. Case Study: SAN Services
      4. Summary
    18. ML-Series Command Reference
      1. ML-Series Commands
      2. Cisco IOS Commands Not Supported on the ML-Series Cards
    19. References
    20. Glossary
      1. A
      2. B
      3. C
      4. D
      5. E
      6. F
      7. G
      8. H - I
      9. J
      10. K - L
      11. M
      12. N - O
      13. P - Q
      14. R
      15. S
      16. T
      17. U - W
    21. Index