Converged Data Network Architecture (CDNA) (2005)

By Michael J. Emmendorfer

What is CDNA? First, CDNA is the migration of all services (Voice, Video, Data) both serving residential and commercial customers over a Common Network Architecture, including optical transport, Internet Protocol (IP) core, IP distribution, various IP/media access layer technologies (coax, fiber, or wireless). Second, CDNA is a methodology with the objective to reduce layers of the network by converging component functionality within the network elements, as well as increasing the remaining network functionality to support any service over any access layer technology. Third, CDNA is the convergence to a Virtual National Backbone using MPLS (Multi- Protocol Label Switching) technology. In summary, CDNA takes a holistic view of the network and has three fundamental principles: 1.) Convergence of Services over Common Network Architecture, 2.) Convergence of Network Layers (Reducing Network Elements and Increasing Service Functionality), 3.) Convergence to a Virtual Core Backbone using MPLS Technology This white paper will illustrate an overview to our Converged Data Network Architecture, including our evolutionary plans, and benefits as well as challenges to this target network architecture.

By clicking the "Download Paper" button, you are agreeing to our terms and conditions.

Similar Papers

Converged Data Network Architecture (CDNA)
By Michael J. Emmendorfer
2005
Examining The Future Evolution Of The Access Network
By Michael J. Emmendorfer and Tom Cloonan, ARRIS
2013
Nielsen's Law vs. Nielsen TV Viewership For Network Capacity Planning
By Michael J. Emmendorfer and Thomas J. Cloonan, ARRIS
2014
Pegasus Network Architecture
By Michael Adams, Time Warner Cable
1997
The Next Evolution in Cable: Converged, Distributed and Virtualized Access Network
By Jorge D. Salinger, VP, Access Architecture, Comcast Cable
2015
Estimating Downstream Performance And DOCSIS 3.1 Capacity In CAA and DAA Systems
By Michael Emmendorfer, Brent Arnold, Zoran Maricevic, Frank O'Keeffe, and Venk Mutalik, ARRIS
2015
Network PVR Video Server Architecture
By Jay Schiller, Michael Fallon,nCUBE Corporation
2002
A Passive Optical/Coax Hybrid Network Architecture for Delivery of CATV, Telephony and Data Services
By Dr. M. Farooque Mesiya, American Lightwave Systems, Inc.
1993
An Architecture for Distributed EPON Access
By Kevin A. Noll, Tibit Communications; Steve Burroughs & Brionna Lopez, Cablelabs
2017
Data Network Parameters
By Thomas J. Polis, Communications Construction Group, Inc.
1983
More Results >>