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Providing scaleable QoS-based connectivity services

Banfield, Mark and Edwards, Christopher and Charton, Natjalie and Hutchison, David (1999) Providing scaleable QoS-based connectivity services. In: Telecommunications Information Networking Architecture Conference, 1999. TINA '99, 1999-04-121999-04-15.

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Abstract

The advent of real-time distributed multimedia applications demands more from the network than simply an increase in bandwidth. To enable rapid deployment of new network services requires an open extendible network management model. The ReTINA ACTS (AC048) project seeks to answer the call for advanced network management building on the TINA connection management architecture (TINA-CMA) model. Emphasis within this paper is given to extending TINA-CMA to provide reservation and guarantee of network quality of service (QoS) and to the results obtained from our implementation of a QoS enhanced distributed connection management platform. Such a platform relies on the construction of a universal facade over heterogeneous switching models and of efficient control of the switching fabric. The paper discussed the issues with regard to ATM based networks and to analyse the suitability of current switch control protocols

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Journal or Publication Title: Telecommunications Information Networking Architecture Conference, 1999. TINA '99
Uncontrolled Keywords: asynchronous transfer mode ; multimedia communication ; network operating systems ; open systems ; protocols ; quality of service ; telecommunication computing ; telecommunication control ; telecommunication network managementAC048 project ; ATM based networks ; ReTINA ACTS project ; TINA connection management architecture ; TINA-CMA model ; advanced network management ; distributed connection management platform ; heterogeneous switching models ; open extendible network management model ; real-time distributed multimedia applications ; scaleable QoS-based connectivity services ; switch control protocols ; switching fabric control ; universal facade cs_eprint_id ; 2148 cs_uid ; 421
Subjects: Q Science > Q Science (General)
Departments: Faculty of Science and Technology > School of Computing & Communications
ID Code: 42377
Deposited By: ep_importer_comp
Deposited On: 17 Dec 2008 01:07
Refereed?: Yes
Published?: Published
Last Modified: 09 Apr 2014 20:53
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URI: http://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/42377

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