Networking Quick Start Guide

Networking Quick Start Guide : Routing, Switching, Wireless and Application Services Fundamentals

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Networking Quick Start Guide, is an effective quick reference for network administrators, systems engineers and application developers. The book starts with the foundational OSI model, data encapsulation and multilayer network topologies. There is a discussion of switching principles that include CEF, distributed CEF, MSFC, and traffic flow between data plane and control plane. The Spanning Tree Protocol (STP) is explained including the various features available. The most popular Cisco switches are described along with performance, feature set and VLAN usage. The routing process is described in addition to routing protocol selection and Cisco routers. The book explains common enterprise WAN protocols deployed such as MPLS, Metro Ethernet, SONET and Packet over SONET (PoS). Multicasting is discussed that include the most common DIM-PM and SM-PIM protocols. The newer virtualization protocols are described that include OTV and FabricPath. There is a section on wireless architecture and performance fundamentals key to understanding the enterprise network. The book is designed as a two day review to optimize learning and time requirements.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 244 pages
  • 177.8 x 254 x 13.97mm | 544.31g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507782209
  • 9781507782200

About Shaun Hummel

Shaun Hummel is a Senior Network Engineer with 15 years enterprise network planning, design and implementation experience. He has worked for various public and private companies in Canada and the United States improving infrastructure, security and network management. Author of Cisco Design Fundamentals, Network Performance Optimization Guide and Cisco IOS Show Command Kindle Reference. (http: //
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