Onsite Training: Optical Networks (SONET/SDH, DWDM)

Optical networking is the focus of this curriculum. It includes courses on SONET/SDH, DWDM, and Fiber Optics. We will tailor the content, tech-level, and instructional format (lecture versus hands-on) of these courses to your audience’s job requirements. Combination courses, that include topics drawn from our various courses, are available.

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Onsite Training: Optical Networks (SONET/SDH, DWDM)
all can be taught at your offices, some also on the Web
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Optical Networking: Past and Future

At present, the Internet is once again straining to handle the volume of traffic committed to it, and network providers are seeking new solutions.  SONET/SDH are widely deployed around the world, and are valued for their qualities of speed, quality, and fault detection and recovery.  But this technology is approaching the end of its useful life, and over the next decade much of it will be replaced by newer systems based on ASON/GMPLS, the OTN, and higher-speed modulation techniques.

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Tutorial – Optical Networks

Originally developed in the United States, the SONET standard was adopted by the ITU-T but renamed as the Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH).  These standards provide a complete set of specifications to allow national and international connections at various levels.

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