The Internet Protocol Journal
This journal is not intended to promote any specific products or services, but rather is intended to serve as an
informational and educational resource for engineering professionals involved in the design, development, and operation
of public and private internets and intranets. The journal carries tutorial articles ("What is...?") as well as
implementation/operation articles ("How to..."). It provides readers with technology and standardization updates for
all levels of the protocol stack and serves as a forum for discussion of all aspects of internetworking.
Topics include but are not limited to:
- Access and infrastructure technologies such as: ISDN, Gigabit Ethernet, SONET, ATM, xDSL, cable, fiber optics,
satellite, wireless, and dial systems.
- Transport and interconnection functions such as: switching, routing, tunneling, protocol transition, multicast,
- Network management, administration, and security issues, including: authentication, privacy, encryption,
monitoring, firewalls, troubleshooting, and mapping.
- Value-added systems and services such as: Virtual Private Networks, resource location, caching, client/server
systems, distributed systems, network computing, and quality of service.
- Application and end-user issues such as: E-mail, Web authoring, server technologies and systems, electronic
commerce, and application management.
- Legal, policy, and regulatory topics such as: copyright, content control, content liability, settlement charges,
"modem tax," and trademark disputes in the context of internetworking
In addition to feature-length articles, IPJ contains standardization updates, overviews of leading and bleeding-edge
technologies, book reviews, announcements, opinion columns, and letters to the Editor.
Cisco will pay a stipend of US$1000 for published, feature-length articles.
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