Asynchronous Transfer Mode Networks
Published Online: 15 JAN 2008
Copyright © 2007 by John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Wiley Encyclopedia of Computer Science and Engineering
How to Cite
Suda, T. 2008. Asynchronous Transfer Mode Networks. Wiley Encyclopedia of Computer Science and Engineering. .
- Published Online: 15 JAN 2008
Asynchronous transfer mode, or ATM, is a network transfer technique capable of supporting a wide variety of multimedia applications with diverse service and performance requirements. Its ability to support broadband integrated services with strict quality of service guarantees has motivated the ingetration of ATM and existing widely deployed networks.
- asynchronous transfer mode (ATM);
- protocol reference model;
- ATM layer;
- traffic control;