Synopses & Reviews
Guide to Designing and Implementing Local and Wide Area Networks, Second Edition offers a unique approach to learning about network design, by providing both the theories behind networks and a practical hands-on method of putting those theories to work. With extensive end-of-chapter exercises, and case studies, this book prepares you to design a network from the ground up using real-world scenarios.
With extensive end-of-chapter exercises, and case studies, this book prepares you to design a network from the ground up using real-world scenarios.
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About the Author
Michael Palmer, Ph.D., is an industry consultant and educator who has written numerous networking and operating systems books, including best-selling books about Microsoft Windows Server systems and UNIX/Linux. He is president of CertQuick, which provides computer and networking consulting services, technical authoring services, and computer science curriculum development for schools. Dr. Palmer has worked for 30 years in higher education and industry as an instructor, professor, systems and networking specialist, technical manager, department head, and consultant. He holds bachelor's, master's, and doctorate degrees from the University of Colorado at Boulder.
Table of Contents
1. LAN/WAN Networking: An Overview 2. LAN/WAN Interconnectivity 3. Physical Transmission Options 4. Network Transmission Equipment 5. LAN and WAN Protocols 6. TCP/IP Past, Present, and Future 7. WAN Transport Methods 8. ATM Technologies 9. Wireless Technologies 10. Integrating Voice, Video, and Data 11. LAN and WAN Design: Putting it All Together Appendix A: Network Equipment Vendors List of Acronyms