Voice and Data Communications On-Line Curriculum
ATM Adaptation Layer/Management
This course teaches the basics of Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM) as used in the telecommunications industry. It identifies the major attributes of ATM technology. It addresses the history, as well as the current state of ATM technology, and some of its challenges. It discusses the variety of business and consumer applications that benefit from ATM connectivity. It then outlines the extent of today's deployment of ATM switching technology in network backbones.
Upon completion of this course, the learner will be able to describe the functionality and the supported services of ATM adaptation layers AAL1, AAL2, and AAL5.
This course is intended for network professionals and managerial staff who are interested in learning the basics of ATM technology.