Novell's Introduction to Networking

Novell's Introduction to Networking

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Valuable, basic information on networking -- covering both Novell and non-Novell products -- is introduced in this updated edition. Practical, step-by-step instructions for implementing and managing a network for any size of business are featured, along with basic client/server architecture and the latest on security and troubleshooting. The authors cover recent developments in Web-based applications and broadband connectivity, for example, to help get you up to speed and make sound networking decisions. And not only will you get up and running, but you'll also be ready for what's up-and-coming in the world of networking technologies.
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  • Paperback | 334 pages
  • 179.6 x 228.9 x 23.6mm | 547.41g
  • Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
  • Foster City, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • 0764547003
  • 9780764547003

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Novell's Introduction to Networking 2nd Edition Get Up to Speed on Today's Networking Technologies If you're looking for an authoritative, easy-to-understand overview of what goes into network design and management, look no further. With crystal-clear explanations and plenty of examples and illustrations, Cheryl Currid and Mark Eggleston walk you through major networking concepts and issues, from basic client/server architecture to security and troubleshooting. Now updated with the latest information on Web-based applications, broadband connections, Linux(r), and other up-and-coming technologies, it's just what you need to make sound networking decisions. Inside, Find Coverage of Networking Fundamentals ... * Understand networking basics, including the latest trends * Find out how the Internet and intranets can be integrated into today's networks * Get the lowdown on ISDN, cable modem, DSL, and other broadband connections * Discover the advantages of Web-based applications and collaborative tools * Get a handle on network topology, data transfer protocols, and internetworking * Find out about hubs, routers, repeaters, bridges, and other network gear * Make sense of operating system options, from NetWare(r) 5 to Windows(r) 2000 to Linux * Learn about the nuts and bolts of network administration, from security and backups to training and troubleshooting Watch for Future Updates
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Table of contents

Preface. Acknowledgments. Chapter 1: Networks: Everywhere. Chapter 2: Networked Resources. Chapter 3: Networked Applications. Chapter 4: The Internet and Intranets. Chapter 5: Designing the Physical Network. Chapter 6: Passing Data Across a Network. Chapter 7: Choosing Network Gear. Chapter 8: Internetworking. Chapter 9: Choosing a Network Operating System. Chapter 10: Choosing Hardware. Chapter 11: Network Management Responsibilities and Tools. Chapter 12: Maintaining Network Security. Chapter 13: Backing Up Your Network. Chapter 14: Training Users. Chapter 15: Troubleshooting. Appendix: Recommended Web Sites. Glossary. Index.
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About Cheryl Currid

About the Authors Cheryl C. Currid is the president of Currid & Company, a leading technology consulting firm. She lectures on technology trends, conducts seminars, and is the author of many books, on networking products from Novell. She also writes regularly for "InformationWeek" and "PlanetIT" and hosts "Cyber Bites," a weekly television news segment in Houston. Mark A. Eggleston is an analyst at Currid & Company specializing in emerging technologies.
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