ATM Training | Asynchronous Transfer Mode Training

ATM Training | Asynchronous Transfer Mode Training

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ATM Training | Asynchronous Transfer Mode Training Course Hands-on

A network technology based on transferring data in cells or packets of a fixed size. The small, constant cell size allows ATM equipment to transmit video, audio, and computer data over the same network, and assure that no single type of data hogs the line. ATM creates a fixed channel, or route, between two points whenever data transfer begins.

This differs from TCP/IP, in which messages are divided into packets and each packet can take a different route from source to destination. This difference makes it easier to track and bill data usage across an ATM network, but it makes it less adaptable to sudden surges in network traffic.

This ATM Training | Asynchronous Transfer Mode Training course provides the concepts you need to understand Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM) in both practice and potential. This ATM Training | Asynchronous Transfer Mode Training class lays the foundation for ATM by explaining all the basics from formats and headers to virtual circuits and connections.

We also explore the evolution to an ATM network from a non-ATM network. You will gain a business perspective on how ATM compares with alternative technologies, review the many interfaces, and examine the protocol. In addition to an ATM overview, specific topics featured in this course include: congestion control, the adaptation layer, carrier services, ATM backbones, IP over ATM, voice and video over ATM, Private Network-to-Network Interface (PNNI), MPLS and ATM standard interfaces.

Duration: 2-3 days

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• If you are familiar with some aspects of ATM Training | Asynchronous Transfer Mode Training, we can omit or shorten their discussion.
• We can adjust the emphasis placed on the various topics or build the ATM Training | Asynchronous Transfer Mode Training course around the mix of technologies of interest to you (including technologies other than those included in this outline).
• If your background is nontechnical, we can exclude the more technical topics, include the topics that may be of special interest to you (e.g., as a manager or policy-maker), and present the ATM Training | Asynchronous Transfer Mode Training course in manner understandable to lay audiences.


After completing this ATM Training | Asynchronous Transfer Mode Training course, attendees will be able to:

◾ Understand in detail the role and operation of ATM
◾ Select ATM equipment and WAN services
◾ Deploy ATM in your networks
◾ Integrate ATM with existing networks at the desktop and infrastructure
◾ Operate TCP/IP and other protocols in an ATM environment.

ATM Training | Asynchronous Transfer Mode Training – Course Outlines:


◾ATM Key Benefits
◾Asynchronous vs isochronous communication
◾Frames, packets and cells
◾Congestion, flow control, error control
◾Physical and virtual circuits
◾Connection-oriented and connectionless communication

ATM development

◾Associated technologies
◾The need for ATM its markets
◾Quality of Service
◾The five categories of service
◾Bandwidth on demand
◾ATM-related standards
◾Speed and addressing options
◾The ATM/B-ISDN protocol stack
◾User Plane, Control Plane and Management Plane
◾User Network Interface (UNI)

ATM principles and operation

◾Cells and cell segmentation
◾The ATM header
◾Transmission Paths
◾Virtual Paths
◾The basic ATM cell
◾Physical layer, PDH, SDH

ATM architecture

◾ATM Layer, UNI, NNI and PNNI types
◾ATM Switched Virtual Circuit operation
◾ATM Meta Signalling
◾ATM Signalling, Q.2931
◾Quality of Service components and negotiation
◾Leaky bucket and alternative algorithms

ATM Classes of Service

◾Controlling delay and delay variation
◾Accommodating bursty traffic
◾The significance of signalling

ATM Adaptation Layer (AAL)

◾Emulating circuits with AAL1
◾Timing and clocking recovery
◾SAR functions
◾AAL user data types
◾AAL service specific part
◾AAL common convergence part AAL 2
◾AAL 3/4

ATM Signalling

◾Signalling ATM Adaptation Layer
◾Call Set-up, Release
◾ITU-T Q.2931 signalling, messages, Information Elements
◾ATM Addresses
◾PNNI Signalling and Routing
◾PNNI Groups, Logical Networks, Transit Lists
◾PNNI Messages

Network Management

◾Operations, Administration and Maintenance (OAM)
◾uUME and nUME
◾Address Registration
◾Connectivity Monitor

Traffic Management

◾Connection Admission Control
◾Virtual Bandwidth
◾Traffic Policing
◾Usage Parameter Control
◾Generic Cell Rate Algorithm
◾Congestion Control (EFCI)
◾Traffic Shaping
◾Performance Parameters

Other protocols and ATM

◾LAN Emulation (LANE)
◾Multi-Protocol Over ATM (MPOA)
◾Encapsulating multiple protocols
◾Segregating protocols using VCCs
◾TCP/IP over ATM
◾Frame Relay and other protocols over ATM

ATM switching

◾ATM switch design
◾Performance measurement
◾Deploying ATM in the LAN

ATM services and equipment

◾Review of mainstream ATM vendor equipment
◾Review of national and international ATM network services

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