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Toward multidomain integrated network management for ATM and SDH networks
Author(s): Alex Galis; Dieter Gantenbein; Stefan Covaci; Carlo Bianza; Fotis Karayannis; George Mykoniatis
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Paper Abstract

ACTS Project AC080 MISA has embarked upon the task of realizing and validating via European field trials integrated end-to-end management of hybrid SDH and ATM networks in the framework of open network provision. This paper reflects the initial work of the project and gives an overview of the proposed MISA system architecture and initial design. We describe our understanding of the underlying enterprise model in the network management context, including the concept of the MISA Global Broadband Connectivity Management service. It supports Integrated Broadband Communication by defining an end-to-end broadband connection service in a multi-domain business environment. Its implementation by the MISA consortium within trials across Europe aims for an efficient management of network resources of the SDH and ATM infrastructure, considering optimum end-to-end quality of service and the needs of a number of telecommunication actors: customers, value-added service providers, and network providers.

Paper Details

Date Published: 13 December 1996
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 2953, Broadband Strategies and Technologies for Wide Area and Local Access Networks, (13 December 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.261245
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Alex Galis, Univ. College London (United Kingdom)
Dieter Gantenbein, IBM Zurich Research Lab. (Switzerland)
Stefan Covaci, GMD Fokus (Germany)
Carlo Bianza, Italtel (Italy)
Fotis Karayannis, National Technical Univ. of Athens (Greece)
George Mykoniatis, National Technical Univ. of Athens (Greece)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2953:
Broadband Strategies and Technologies for Wide Area and Local Access Networks
Roberto Vercelli, Editor(s)

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