By Kenneth J. Turner, Evan H. Magill, David J. Marples
This booklet offers the 1st evaluate of the carrier applied sciences on hand to telecoms operators operating in a post-convergence international. past books have centred both on machine networks or on telecoms networks. this can be the 1st to carry the 2 jointly and supply a unmarried reference resource for info that's presently purely to be present in disparate journals, device requirements and criteria documents.
for you to supply such large assurance of the subject in a based and logical style, the publication is split into three parts.
the 1st half seems to be on the underlying community aid for prone and goals to give an explanation for the know-how that makes the user-visible companies attainable. This part covers multimedia networking, either conventional (legacy) and destiny (softswitch) name processing, clever networks, the web, and instant networks.
half 2 bargains with how those prone will be analysed and controlled. Chapters conceal subject matters reminiscent of advertisement matters, carrier administration, caliber of provider, safety, criteria and APIs.
half three concludes the ebook via taking a look forward at evolving applied sciences and extra speculative percentages, discussing the categories of providers that could be attainable sooner or later and the applied sciences that may aid them.
* Focuses is on how the expertise helps the companies, instead of on expertise for its personal sake
* members drawn from either academia and (companies reminiscent of Marconi, BT, Telcordia, Cisco, Analysys) to provide either theoretical and real-world perspectives
* specific singe-reference resource for a variety of fabric at the moment came across purely in disparate papers, specifications and documentation
* Covers fresh applied sciences equivalent to JAIN, JTAPI, Parlay, IP, multimedia networking, energetic networks, WAP, instant LANs, agent-based providers, and so forth.