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Carrier Ethernet Networks and Services

Key Information

  • Level: Intermediate (Level 2)
  • Duration: 2 Day Course
  • Delivery: Instructor led with demos
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Outline and Objectives:

As IP-based networks and services dominate in public as well as private networking, standards bodies, equipment vendors and service providers are looking for a simple, cost-effective network technology for access and core network connectivity. This course gives a comprehensive treatment of Ethernet as an access mechanism onto existing services, as a service interface for new virtual LAN and point-to-point services and as an infrastructure component in metro networks. It also covers the initiatives underway to improve scalability, management and resilience of Ethernet for service provider use.

Who Should Attend:

This course is aimed at product managers, cross-training engineers, operations staff, and anyone who needs to understand the evolution of Ethernet into public networks and services.

Course Contents:

  • Traditional Ethernet LANs
  • VLAN based upon 802.1p/q
  • Limitations of Traditional Ethernet
  • Metro Ethernet Forum IAs
  • IETF and ITU-T Related Standards Work
  • Ethernet-based Services
  • Scalability enhancements
  • Service standardization
  • QoS standardization
  • Fault and Performance Management and OAM Flows
  • Resilience and Restoration in Carrier Ethernet
  • Carrier Ethernet and PON Transport Interworking
  • Carrier Ethernet and MPLS Interworking

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