Synopses & Reviews
CCNA Guide to Cisco Networking, Third Edition provides comprehensive coverage of Cisco networking concepts, and serves as an ideal guide to prepare for the CCNA Certification Exam #640-801. This new edition presents the basics of networking, and covers the steps to configure Cisco routers for a variety of tasks. Over 50 hands-on labs are included in this new text and all concepts are reinforced with challenging real-world review questions.
"Getting down to brass tacks on Networking fundamentals is no easy task. There's just so much to learn and to assimilate. Ric Smolenki's book goes a long way to helping to introduce people to a very complex world. I can't wait to see the latest edition and use it to help my students." - Chris Ward, Sr. Technical Instructor
CCNA Guide to Cisco Networking Fundamentals, 4e is a comprehensive guide for anyone wishing to obtain a solid background in basic Cisco networking concepts. Students are first introduced to theory-based concepts, which are followed-up with practical hands-on labs. This book is suitable for use in any Cisco networking course.
About the Author
Kelly Cannon is a practicing engineer, certified networking expert, and full-time networking instructor at Piedmont Community College in Charlottesville, VA. She is co-author of CCNA Guide to Cisco Networking Fundamentals (CT, 2000) and author of Lab Manual for CCNA Guide to Cisco Networking Fundamentals and Lab Manual for CCNA Guide to Cisco Routing (CT, 2000). Kelly Caudle is an instructor at Stanly Community College. He holds numerous industry credentials, including CCNP, CCDA, CCNA, and MCSE, and is also a Cisco Networking Academy Regional Instructor. Anthony V. Chiarella teaches at community colleges located in the upstate New York region. He holds a Master of Arts degree and a Bachelor of Science degree, which were both received from the State University of New York, Empire State College located in Saratoga Springs, NY. Anthony Chiarella operates as an independent networking consultant for his own business and for Distributed Applications Technology (DAT), which specializes in remote application technologies. He holds many professional level certifications, including CCNA, MCSE (Win NT and Win 2k), CNE, CCA, A+, N+, and CTT+. Anthony is a member of CompTIA and the local chapter of Skills USA.
Table of Contents
1. Introducing Networks 2. Network Devices 3. TCP/IP and IP Addressing 4. Network Topology and Design 5. WAN Concepts 6. Router and IOS Basics 7. Router Startup and Configuration 8. Routing Protocols and Network Address Translation 9. Advanced Routing Protocols 10. Access Lists 11. PPP and ISDN 12. Frame Relay 13. Switching and VLANs Appendices A: CCNA Certification Objectives B: Additional Resources C: Networking Professionals Toolkit D: Command Summary E: Troubleshooting Summary Lab Manual Chapters 1-13