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ATM For Dummies
     

ATM For Dummies

by Cathy Gadecki, Christine Heckart, Christine Heckart
 

If you thought that ATM was nothing more than the name of the machine from which you withdraw money, prepare to meet an ATM of a more esoteric sort. The esoteric ATM is Asynchronous Transfer Mode, an important innovation in high-speed networking technology. In ATM For Dummies, networking experts Cathy Gadecki and Christine Heckart explain what ATM is,

Overview

If you thought that ATM was nothing more than the name of the machine from which you withdraw money, prepare to meet an ATM of a more esoteric sort. The esoteric ATM is Asynchronous Transfer Mode, an important innovation in high-speed networking technology. In ATM For Dummies, networking experts Cathy Gadecki and Christine Heckart explain what ATM is, how it works, what its implications are, and (most important) how you can take advantage of it. Find out how to exploit ATM's capabilities for supporting mission-critical applications, for faster Internet access, and for more efficient intranets. The authors enlisted the help of many industry professionals who share their real-world ATM experiences with you. With plenty of practical information on everything from evaluating equipment and services to mixing existing systems effectively with new ATM hardware and software, ATM For Dummies offers the quickest and easiest access to this important, cutting-edge technology.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780764500657
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
03/05/1997
Series:
For Dummies Series
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
7.48(w) x 9.22(h) x 0.93(d)

Meet the Author

Cathy Gadecki, a senior broadband consultant with TeleChoice, and Christine Heckart, the vice president of Broadband Data Consulting for TeleChoice, helped launch the industry's first ATM-based carrier services.

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