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, and performance|
|Network management, administration, and security issues, including: authentication, privacy, encryption, monitoring, firewalls, trouble-shooting, 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 will contain 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. Author guidelines are available from Ole Jacobsen, the Editor and Publisher of IPJ, reachable via e-mail at email@example.com.