Handbook of Networking and Connectivity

Handbook of Networking and Connectivity

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The Handbook of Networking and Connectivity is a complete reference and guide for the network systems administrator, covering the major aspects of designing, building, cross-connecting, and maintaining a network. Each chapter is written by experts in their specific area and has a practical focus on real-world techniques, strategies, and guidelines to help IS professionals with every aspect of network design, installation, and maintenance. The book features key information on standards and protocols, architectures, hardware and software, and data transmission; complete reference for all aspects of network planning, design, construction, and management; troubleshooting tips for solving problems related to disaster recovery, open systems, interoperability, e-mail, and more; and strategies for preserving already-existing LANs.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 400 pages
  • 193.04 x 233.68 x 22.86mm | 635.03g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • references, index
  • 0124820808
  • 9780124820807

Table of contents

Enterprise-wide networks: open systems interconnection; guide to digital communications; TCP/IP and TN3270. Wide area networks: integrated services digital network; an overview of the synchronous optical network; X25 and worldwide networking. Metropolitan area networks: metropolitan area networks; an overview of the switched multimegabit data service. Local area networks: ethernet/802.3 and Token-Ring/802.5; local area network cable considerations; disaster recovery planning for local area networks; selecting a tape back-up system. Data communications: electronic messaging; workgroup applications.
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