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Title Ethernet in the first mile : the IEEE 802.3ah EFM standard / Michael Beck.
Imprint New York : McGraw-Hill, 2005.


 Internet  Electronic Book    AVAILABLE
Description 1 online resource (xv, 270 pages) : illustrations.
Series Communications engineering
McGraw-Hill professional engineering. Communications engineering.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Available only to authorized UTEP users.
Print version record.
Subject Ethernet (Local area network system)
Genre Electronic books.
Contents Ch. 1. Introduction -- Ch. 2. EFM's new, old MAC -- Ch. 3. EFM over copper general architecture -- Ch. 4. The short-reach solution : 10PASS-TS -- Ch. 5. The long-reach solution : 2BASE-TL -- Ch. 6. Point-to-point fiber -- Ch. 7. Point-to-multipoint -- Ch. 8. Management and OAM -- Ch. 9. Security in the first mile -- Ch. 10. Beyond the first mile -- App. A. EFM objectives -- App. B. The EFM modem.
Summary "Ethernet in the First Mile annotates and explains the complex language of the standard document. With a strong focus on how EFM dovetails with other standards in real world applications, this detailed reference is essential for readers developing new products and services, as well as for networking consultants and advanced users."--Jacket.
Annotation IEEE standard 802.3, Ethernet in the First Mile (EFM), approved this July, standardizes broadband Ethernet, allowing service providers to focus on providing critical broadband services without worrying about interoperability conflicts. This book will annotate and explain the dense language of the standard document, taking particular care how to explain how the EFM dovetails with other standards. For engineers struggling with the standard, this book will show clearly how each piece is supposed to work in the real world.
Other Title Print version: Beck, Michael, 1976- Ethernet in the first mile. New York : McGraw-Hill, 2005 007145506X