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Cisco Self-Study: Building Cisco Metro Optical Networks (METRO) by Dennis Hartmann, Dave Warren

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Chapter 13. Metro Optical Case Studies

This chapter covers the following topics:

  • Steps for developing metro optical solutions

  • Case study 1: SPE Enterprises

  • Solution review: SPE Enterprises

  • Case study 2: FC Enterprises

  • Solution review: FC Enterprises

In this book, you have reviewed the state of optical networks in the metro environment and the types of technologies that need to be supported. You were also introduced to some of the equipment and technology used in metro optical solutions. This equipment includes the following:

  • The ONS 15454 and ONS 15327

  • The Cisco 12000 series gigabit routers

  • The 15216 optical amplifiers and EDFA DWDM equipment

The technologies supported by these pieces of equipment include the following:

  • SONET—Synchronous Optical Network ...

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