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ATM (Asynchronous Transfer Mode)
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Addresses (Network)

Backbone Networks

Bandwidth Management

B-ISDN (Broadband ISDN)

Broadband Communications and Networking

Campus Network

Cells and Cell Relay

CIP (Classical IP over ATM);

CIR (Committed Information Rate)

Communication Services and Providers

Core Network

CoS (Class of Service)

CSR (Cell Switched Router)

Data Link Protocols

Edge Devices


Fibre Channel

Frame Relay

Gigabit Ethernet

IISP (Interim Inter-switch Signaling Protocol)

IMA (Inverse Multiplexing over ATM)

IP over ATM

IP Switching

ISDN (Integrated Services Digital Network)

Isochronous Services

Label Switching

LANE (LAN Emulation)

MPLS (Multiprotocol Label Switching)

MPOA (Multiprotocol over ATM)

Multilayer Switching

NBMA (Nonbroadcast Multiple Access)

Network Access Services

Network Concepts

Network Connection Technologies

Network Core Technologies

Network Design and Construction

NHRP (Next Hop Resolution Protocol)

NNI (Network Node Interface), ATM

NPN (New Public Network)

Optical Networks

PNNI (Private Network-to-Network Interface)

PoS (Packet over SONET)

Prioritization of Network Traffic

QoS (Quality of Service)

RMOA (Real-time Multimedia over ATM)

SONET (Synchronous Optical Network)

Switch Fabrics and Bus Design

Switching and Switched Networks

Tag Switching

Traffic Management, Shaping, and Engineering


UNI (User Network Interface)

Virtual Circuit

VLAN (Virtual LAN)

WAN (Wide Area Network)

Web Links
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The ATM Forum

ATM Consortium at UNH InterOperability Lab (IOL)

Cell Relay Retreat (includes ATM FAQ and reference material)

ATM: Scan Technologies ATM tutorial (interesting and colorful illustrations!)

ATM resources links (extensive)

Links by Vasilios Apostolopoulos (very extensive)

TechFest ATM links

Cisco Documentation: Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM) Switching

Cisco Documentation: Designing ATM Internetworks

Cisco Documentation: Troubleshooting ATM Environments

Bitpipe (search for "ATM")

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