Business Data Communications

Business Data Communications

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For one/two semester courses in Business Data Communications and Networking. Business Data Communications, 6th Edition, meets the need for a clearly written and understandable overview of networking and data communications in today's businesses. Providing up-to-date and comprehensive coverage and blending technical and managerial concepts, this text helps students understand data communications, technologies, and applications such as the Internet, e-business applications, on-line transaction processing, and other core mission-critical applications.show more

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  • Paperback | 784 pages
  • 203 x 254 x 27mm | 1,348g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • 6th International edition
  • 0131202049
  • 9780131202047

Table of contents

I. DATA COMMUNICTIONS IN THE INFORMATION AGE. 1. Introduction to Data Communications. 2. Introduction to the Internet. 3. Business and the Internet. 4. Internet Addressing & Operation. II. UNDERSTANDING INTERNET ACCESS TECHNOLOGIES: VOICE NETWORKS, MODEMS, & LANS. 5. Voice-Oriented Networks. 6. Modem Fundamentals. 7. Introduction to Local Area Networks. 8. LAN Architectures. 9. LAN Software. III. WIDE AREA NETWORKS AND INTERNETWORKING TECHNOLOGIES. 10. Wide Area Networks. 11. Wide Area Network Architectures. 12. Wide Area Network Services. 13. Internetworking Technologies. IV. NETWORK MANAGEMENT. 14. Network Management Objectives. 15. Network Management Systems. 16. Managing Network Security and Development. Appendix A: OSI Reference Model Example. Appendix B: Asynchronous Transmission. Appendix C: Synchronous Data Link Control. Acronym Glossary. Key Terms Glossary. Index.show more