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Integrating MPLS and Policy Based Management Technologies in Mobile Environment

  • Mircea Axente-Stan
  • Eugen Borcoci
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3427)

Abstract

Hierarchical architecture for Mobile IP (MIP), including both global mobility and local (micro) mobility management is a solution proposed in order to increase the efficiency and response time for fast local handoff processing. Multi-Protocol Label Switching (MPLS) is a technology of choice to facilitate traffic engineering and internetworking. Policy-Based Management (PBM) is a powerful approach, allowing flexible and scalable solutions for management, originally for IP based fixed networks. Extending and integrating MPLS and PBM into mobile environments, including the multi-domain heterogeneous networks is an active area for research. This paper proposes a variant of such an architecture integrating the MPLS and PBM in mobile environment (WLAN, 3G) while taking into account also micro/macro-mobility management and Quality of Service (QoS) control aspects.

Keywords

Mobile Node Mobility Management Home Agent Policy Decision Point Local Registration 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2005

Authors and Affiliations

  • Mircea Axente-Stan
    • 1
  • Eugen Borcoci
    • 1
  1. 1.Universitatea Politehnica Bucuresti (UPB) 

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