Chapter 16. PacketCable Network Design Considerations

At this point you have been introduced to all the major components, protocols, and technologies associated with a PacketCable deployment. However, you should be familiar with some information not yet addressed. This chapter serves two primary purposes:

• To serve as a catchall for these concepts

• To provide you with some important considerations when you are designing your PacketCable network

Examples of these design considerations include security, traffic engineering, quality of service (QoS), and high availability requirements. The security portion of this chapter covers the mechanisms used by PacketCable to provide data confidentiality and data integrity for the protocols used to communicate ...

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