Accession Number:

ADA167803

Title:

Requirements for the Next Generation Packet Switch.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. 22 Oct 84-22 Apr 86.

Corporate Author:

SPARTA INC MCLEAN VA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1986-04-22

Pagination or Media Count:

94.0

Abstract:

This report discusses the requirements for the next generation packet switch, to be used in the Defense Data network. These requirements are based upon examination of the current and anticipated trends in the Defense Data network and upon packet switch hardware and software technology trends. Specific requirements are then developed for the next generation packet switch performance, reliability, maintainability and configuration. Finally, procurement strategies and schedules are discussed. Keywords Computer Networks Machine Architecture and Packet Switches.

Subject Categories:

  • Computer Programming and Software
  • Computer Hardware
  • Computer Systems
  • Non-Radio Communications

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE