Chapter 8. IP Networks in Practice: Components, Backbone and Access

  1. Martin P. Clark Telecommunications Consultant

Published Online: 19 JUN 2003

DOI: 10.1002/047086804X.ch8

Data Networks, IP and the Internet: Protocols, Design and Operation

Data Networks, IP and the Internet: Protocols, Design and Operation

How to Cite

Clark, M. P. (2003) IP Networks in Practice: Components, Backbone and Access, in Data Networks, IP and the Internet: Protocols, Design and Operation, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/047086804X.ch8

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 JUN 2003
  2. Published Print: 28 MAR 2003

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470848562

Online ISBN: 9780470868041

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Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The Components and Hierarchy of an IP-based Data Network

  • The Internet, Intranets, Extranets and VPN

  • Network Technologies Typically Used in IP-backbone Networks

  • Access Network Technologies

  • Link Establishment and Control

  • Wireless Technologies for Internet Access

  • Host Functionality and Software for Communication via IP