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IEEE Communications Magazine

Issue 1 • Jan. 1996

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  • Wireless Technologies and PCS Applications - Competition for the Local Loop [ Book Reviews]

    Publication Year: 1996
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  • NETWORK PROTOCOL HANDBOOK [Book Reviews]

    Publication Year: 1996
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  • Enterprise Networking [Guest Editorial]

    Publication Year: 1996
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  • Scanning the literature

    Publication Year: 1996
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  • Network resource management for enterprise wide multimedia services

    Publication Year: 1996, Page(s):78 - 85
    Cited by:  Papers (14)
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    The support of broadband multimedia applications over an enterprise network poses a broad range of networking challenges for efficient resource management, intelligent switching, and access control for distributed information. We propose two server-based scheduling algorithms, with low computational complexity, to guarantee multimedia information synchronization at the destination, with minimum pr... View full abstract»

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  • Performance management issues of currently operated ATM enterprise networks

    Publication Year: 1996, Page(s):70 - 76
    Cited by:  Patents (3)
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    The author proposes a solution for the allocation and balancing of resources to maximize available bandwidth shared among corporate users. Currently established broadband virtual private networks (BVPNs) based on asynchronous transfer mode (ATM) technology comprise ATM cross-connects (ATM-CCs) and a lot of intelligent customer premises equipment (CPE). The CPE, an intelligent ATM service switcher ... View full abstract»

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  • Multimedia networks and the public switched telephone network

    Publication Year: 1996, Page(s):92 - 94
    Cited by:  Papers (1)  |  Patents (1)
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    The coherence of the public switched telephone network (PSTN) was based on the understanding that, to further common interests, the terminals and networks were to be coordinated to allow the transparent flow of traffic. Innovations were evaluated based on the overall system performance and the potential number of connections. The evolution of public networks and technological advancements, of cour... View full abstract»

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  • A corporate operation framework for network service management

    Publication Year: 1996, Page(s):62 - 68
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    The trend toward client/server computing and the growing complexity of management tasks requires a service-oriented definition of the business processes involved in managing distributed systems and networks. Service-oriented management calls for an integrated top-down approach, that is, evaluating the services offered and the networks and systems used in order to select and customize management sy... View full abstract»

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  • Communications aspects of intercontinental deployment of enterprise wide applications

    Publication Year: 1996, Page(s):44 - 49
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    Using telecommunication networks and shared databases, modern enterprises may deploy the applications that will hold the operations fabric of their enterprises together and improve their worldwide competitiveness. Enterprise-wide applications deployment is a complex systems integration project, even in cases of single-country deployment, because the computing platforms, databases, applications, an... View full abstract»

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  • Overview of enterprise network developments

    Publication Year: 1996, Page(s):30 - 37
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    We define an enterprise network (EN) broadly as follows: a corporate-wide network that ties together the communications, processing, and storage resources of the corporation, thereby making those resources available to users distributed throughout the corporation. Such a network typically contains both customer-owned elements and interpremises transport provided by a public network provider. This ... View full abstract»

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  • The design and architecture of a video library system

    Publication Year: 1996, Page(s):86 - 91
    Cited by:  Papers (7)  |  Patents (4)
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    The authors describe a video-on-demand system that uses personal computers with LANs, making it possible to offer video services with low cost and a wide range of applications. This design approach brings down the cost and may find a wider scope of application in the future. Our research focuses on the underlying software architecture for video library services. We assume the existence of an adequ... View full abstract»

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  • Security in enterprise networking: A quick tour

    Publication Year: 1996, Page(s):56 - 61
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    Enterprise networks are complex environments that involve the interconnection of a wide variety of computer systems such as portable PCs and personal digital assistants (PDAs), desktop PCs and workstations, servers, and mainframes, with a wide variety of communication channels such as dial-in and mobile access via modems, local area networks (LANs), wide area networks (WANs), and the Internet. The... View full abstract»

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  • Implementing policy in enterprise networks

    Publication Year: 1996, Page(s):50 - 55
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    There is a need for a general policy management architecture that can guide one in understanding and implementing policy in diverse management applications. The question of policy in network management has evolved since the early '70s concern with monitoring and controlling the access rights of multiple users and resources in large distributed systems. It is now generally acknowledged that policy ... View full abstract»

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  • Distributed enterprise information networking: A case example

    Publication Year: 1996, Page(s):38 - 43
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    A major health care provider is migrating its existing centralized computing system to a distributed computing infrastructure that will support advanced clinical, business, and workgroup applications and connectivity. Deploying a modern distributed architecture integrated with a traditional, heterogeneous mainframe-oriented enterprise data processing and information retrieval environment is an eno... View full abstract»

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  • Network architectures for the 21st century

    Publication Year: 1996, Page(s):24 - 28
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    The future belongs to the service providers who invest in new network architectures. Continuous innovation is easier, but the new architectures call for significantly different ways of running the telephone and cable businesses. The network architecture forms the main infrastructure to meet the enterprise networking needs of the next century. Today's telephone networks treat switching, transmissio... View full abstract»

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