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Campus fiber optic enterprise networks
Author(s): Richard A. Weeks
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Paper Abstract

The proliferation of departmental LANs in campus environments has driven network technology to the point where construction of token ring fiber-optic backbone systems is now a cost-effective alternative. This article will discuss several successful real life case history applications of token ring fiber in a campus setting each with unique distance and load factor requirements. It is hoped that these examples will aid in the understanding planning and implementation of similar installations. It will also attempt to provide important information on the emerging Fiber Distributed Data Interface (FDDI) standard.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 February 1991
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 1364, FDDI, Campus-Wide, and Metropolitan Area Networks, (1 February 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.24632
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Richard A. Weeks, Proteon, Inc. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1364:
FDDI, Campus-Wide, and Metropolitan Area Networks
Kadiresan Annamalai; Stewart K. Cudworth; Allen B. Kasiewicz, Editor(s)

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