LAN Systems and SONET | SDH Training

LAN Systems and SONET | SDH Training

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Course Overview:

LAN Systems and SONET | SDH Training – Hands-on

We created this LAN Systems and SONET | SDH Training course to meet the needs of technicians tasked with the important job of maintaining facilities from traditional copper to state-of-the-art fiber optic technology. An intensive four-day program, it consists of two days of classroom training and two days of laboratory work. The lab exercises are designed to simulate the actual field environment as much as possible.

Audience / Target Group:

The target audience for this LAN Systems and SONET | SDH Training course:

• This course is aimed at field technicians who support the infrastructure and services for the client telecommunications system

Class Prerequisites:

The knowledge and skills that a learner must have before attending this LAN Systems and SONET | SDH Training course are:

• The participants should have a basic knowledge of their network architecture, troubleshooting procedures, and measurement, repair, and validation techniques.

What You Will Learn:

Upon completing this LAN Systems and SONET | SDH Training course, learners will be able to meet these objectives:

• Explain the SONET/SDH technology
• Describe the SONET/SDH transmission hierarchy
• Explain digital signal synchronization
• List the SONET/SDH network elements
• Summarize the components of a fiber optic SONET link
• Explain protection switching
• Perform validation testing and troubleshooting using lab equipment

LAN Systems and SONET | SDH Training – Course Syllabus:

Course Overview

Participant Introductions and Their On-the-job LAN and SONET/SDH Issues
A Key Networking Concept: The OSI 7-Layer Architecture
Where SONET/SDH Fits in the 7-Layer Structure
Where Hubs, Switches, and Routers Fit in the 7-Layer Structure

Understanding the SONET/SDH Technology

SONET/SDH Frame Format Structure
STS-1 Building Block
STS-1 Frame Structure
STS-1 Envelope Capacity
Synchronous Payload Envelope (SPE)
STS-N Frame Structure
Section Overhead Line Overhead
STS Path Overhead
SONET/SDH Alarm Structure
VT Mappings
Concatenated Payloads
Payload Pointers
DS1 Visibility
SONET/SDH Multiplexing
SONET/SDH Synchronization and Timing
Stratum Clock
Plesiochronous Clock
Overview of BITS
SONET/SDH Network Elements
Terminal Multiplexer
Add/Drop Multiplexer
Protection and Survivability
SONET/SDH Network Topologies and Configurations
Hub Architecture
Ring Architecture
Span Engineering
Engineering a SONET/SDH and DWDM Link
What are the Factors?
Amplifier Power
Amplifier Spacing
Fiber Types
Managing SONET/SDH Networks and Services
Customer and Carrier Advantages
Multi-vendor Interoperability and Management
Event Management
Performance Management

Transmission Characteristics

Path Terminating Equipment
Line Terminating Equipment
Section Terminating Equipment
Section Overhead: Error Checking and Synchronization
Line Overhead: Pointers and Protection Switching
Path Overhead: Payload Management
Terminal, Repeater, ADM (Add Drop Mux), Ring

LAN Systems

The OSI 7-Layer Stack Revisited
Application Layer
Presentation Layer
Session Layer
Transport Layer
Network Layer
Data Layer
Physical Layer
Introduction to Ethernet – Layer 2
Where the Equipment Fits in the OSI 7-Layer Model
Hubs – Physical
Switch – Data Layer
Router – Network Layer
Discussion of Client-specific Equipment
Laboratory Work

Course Wrap-up and Post-evaluation

Review of the OSI 7-Layer Model
Review of the SONET/SDH Technology
Review of LAN Systems

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