Cisco Networking Simplified

Cisco Networking Simplified

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Appropriate for beginning to intermediate networking courses. This text is NOT Cisco specific. An illustrated look at the systems that make up today's networks brings novice networking students an easy to learn overview of Networking. Cisco Networking Simplified serves as an introduction to a broad range of networking technologies, providing an overview of topics and teaching their relevance to individuals, business, and the Internet. By using a simple illustrated storytelling approach, the book provides students new to networking, as well as more advanced networking students and professionals, with a reference to networking concepts. With an approach that answers, "How does it work?" students gather an understanding of a concepts purpose, application, and impact on a network or an organization. Using insightful, full-color illustrations to explain complex network applications, students can walk away with a newfound understanding of a variety of cutting-edge network applications and concepts.With coverage to a depth that helps students understand how important a technology can be and how difficult or easy it will be to implement that technology, Cisco Networking Simplified is an excellent primer for a novice and a useful reference for a more advanced student. Topics include storage area networks (SANs), Virtual Private Networks (VPNs), voice over IP, mobility, and wireless, in addition to more standard, widely used networking concepts such as LANs, WANs, the Internet, security, and routing.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 288 pages
  • 208.28 x 276.86 x 20.32mm | 861.82g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Cisco Press
  • Indianapolis, United States
  • English
  • index
  • 1587200740
  • 9781587200748
  • 2,411,785

Table of contents

I. HOW THE INTERNET WORKS. 1. How Computers Communicate. 2. TCP/IP and IP Addressing. 3. Internet Applications. II. TELEPHONES AND MOVIES ON THE INTERNET. 4. IP Telephony. 5. IP Call Center. 6. IP Convergence with Tunneling. 7. Multicast. 8. Videoconference. III. MAKING THE NETWORK SAFE. 9. Security. 10. Hacking. 11. Firewall and IDS. 12. VPNs. 13. Client Authentication and Public Key Encryption. IV. HOW TRAFFIC GETS FROM HERE TO THERE. 14. Ethernet. 15. LAN Swithcing. 16. Routing and Switching. 17. Mobility and Wireless Networks. V. KEEPING THE NETWORK RUNNING. 18. Disaster Recovery. 19. High Availability. 20. Network Management. 21. QoS. 22. Routing Protocols. 23. Spanning Tree. VI. MOVING TRAFFIC ACROSS THE STREET AND THE WORLD. 24. Campus Networks. 25. Optical Technologies. 26. Broadband Technologies. 27. WAN Technologies. 28. Traffic Engineering with MPLS. VII. HOW BUSINESSES SHARE DATA. 29. Data Center. 30. SAN, Storage. 31. Content Networking. 32. Caching. 33. Desktop Protocols. 34. SNA Infrastructure.show more

About Paul Della Maggiora

Paul Della Maggiora, CCIE No. 1522, is a manager for the Cisco Systems Enterprise Solution Engineering Group and developed their Networking Bootcamp for new Cisco TAC engineers. He is also a co-author of Performance and Fault Management, published by Cisco Press. Jim Doherty is a Solutions Marketing Manager with responsibility for routing and switching for Cisco Systems. He has taught professionals in both academic and industry settings on a broad range of topics including electric circuits, statistics, economics, and wireless communication methods. Jim authored the Study Notes section of the Cisco CCNA Exam #640-607 Flash Card Practice Kit published by Cisco Press.show more

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