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Addresses (Network)

ATM (Asynchronous Transfer Mode)

Bandwidth Management

Cells and Cell Relay


CIR (Committed Information Rate)


Circuit-Switching Services

Connection-Oriented and Connectionless Services

Cut-Through Routing

Dedicated Circuits

Edge Devices

End Systems and End-to-End Connectivity

Frame Relay


IP over ATM

Label Switching

Lambda Circuits

LAN (Local Area Network)

Leased Line

LLC (Logical Link Control)

Modulation Techniques

MPLS (Multiprotocol Label Switching)

Multiplexing and Multiplexers

Network Connection Technologies

Optical Networks

Point-to-Point Communications

Private Network

PVC (Permanent Virtual Circuit)

QoS (Quality of Service)

RSVP (Resource Reservation Protocol)

SVC (Switched Virtual Circuit)

Traffic Management, Shaping, and Engineering

Transport Protocols and Services

VLAN (Virtual LAN)

VPN (Virtual Private Network)

WAN (Wide Area Network)


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