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Towards integrated network management for ATM and SDH networks supporting a global broadband connectivity management service

  • Alex Galis
  • Carlo Brianza
  • Crescenzo Leone
  • Christiam Salvatori
  • Dieter Gantenbein
  • Stefan Covaci
  • George Mykoniatis
  • Fotis Karayannis
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 1238)

Abstract

This paper reflects the initial work of the ACTS Project AC080 MISA, a three year project, started at the beginning of 1996, whose main task is to accomplish and validate an integrated end-to-end management of hybrid SDH and ATM networks in the framework of open network provision (ONP) via European field trials.

This paper provides the initial description of an integrated network management of ATM and SDH networks and the definition of a new Service called Global Broadband Connectivity Management (GBCM), enabled through TMN. The enterprise model supporting both topics is described.

The GBCM service offers the required functionality to establish and manage end-to-end broadband connections in a multi-domain business environment. Its implementation by the MISA project, within trials across Europe, aims for an efficient management of the network resources of SDH and ATM infrastructure, while meeting the quality of service and the needs of a number of telecommunications actors: customers, value-added service providers and network providers.

Keywords

ATM ACTS MISA Project Co-operative Network Management Global Broadband Connectivity Management Integrated Broadband Communications Open Network Provision SDH TMN 

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    ACTS MISA Consortium — Management of Integrated SDH and ATM Networks, http://misa.zurich.ibm.com/World/, December 1, 1995Google Scholar
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    Integrated Network Management for ATM and SDH Networks: Alex Galis-UCL, United Kingdom, Dieter Gantenbein-IBM Zurich Research Laboratory, Switzerland, Stefan Covaci-GMD Fokus, Berlin, Germany, Carlo Bianza CSELT-Italy, Fotis Karayannis-NTUA Telecom. Lab. Greece, George Mykoniatis-NTUA, Greece,-Workshop on State of the Art Technologies in Inter-Domain Management, Brussels, June 3, 1996Google Scholar

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1997

Authors and Affiliations

  • Alex Galis
    • 1
  • Carlo Brianza
    • 2
  • Crescenzo Leone
    • 3
  • Christiam Salvatori
    • 4
  • Dieter Gantenbein
    • 5
  • Stefan Covaci
    • 6
  • George Mykoniatis
    • 7
  • Fotis Karayannis
    • 7
  1. 1.University College LondonUK
  2. 2.ItaltelMilanItaly
  3. 3.CSELTTurinItaly
  4. 4.SIRTIMilanItaly
  5. 5.IBM Zurich Research LaboratorySwitzerland
  6. 6.GMD FokusBerlinGermany
  7. 7.NTUAAthensGreece

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