Provides frameworks and methodology for solving problems as technology continues to advance Starts with the overall business problem, and then shows how technology can solve the problem Provides an in-depth applied understanding of the technology covered and is targeted to the IT employees who actually build the networks Business-oriented, problem-solving approach, including real business case studies stressing the business impact of data communications
PART 1Communications Industry. Chapter 2. Data Communications Concepts. Chapter 3. Basic Data Communication Technology. PART 2: NETWORK TRANSMISSION TECHNOLOGIES. Chapter 4. Local Area Networks. Chapter 5. Voice Communication Concepts and Technology. Chapter 6. Wide Area Networking Concepts, Architectures, and Services. PART 3: NETWORK PROTOCOLS AND ADMINISTRATION. Chapter 7. Local Area Network Communications Protocols. Chapter 8. Advanced TCP/IP Network Design. Chapter 9. Local Area Network Operating Systems and Remote Access. PART 4: NETWORK DEVELOPMENT AND MANAGEMENT. Chapter 10. The Network Development Life Cycle. Chapter 11. Network Management. Chapter 12. Network Security. Glossary. Index.