ATM background

Editor: David Griffin

Authors: Eric Scharf, David Griffin

Much of the work of the project addresses the management of Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM) networks, and so some background knowledge of ATM is required by the reader. The introduction presented here together with the references listed will provide the reader who has not studied ATM in detail with an introduction to the network issues addressed by the management systems described in the later chapters.

This chapter briefly introduces the important concepts associated with ATM networks. Specifically, the following are taken into account:

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