Business Data Communications and Networking / Edition 8

Business Data Communications and Networking / Edition 8

by Jerry FitzGerald, Alan Dennis
     
 

In today's wired world, data communications and networking form the central nervous system of business. High speed access to information, instant communication, rapid access to customers and stakeholders, are all key to the success of every enterprise. If you want to be one of the in-demand professionals who build and maintain the core technologies of today's business… See more details below

Overview

In today's wired world, data communications and networking form the central nervous system of business. High speed access to information, instant communication, rapid access to customers and stakeholders, are all key to the success of every enterprise. If you want to be one of the in-demand professionals who build and maintain the core technologies of today's business, start with Fitzgerald and Dennis's acclaimed Business Data Communications and Networking, Tenth Edition.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471348078
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
07/09/2004
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
560
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.10(d)

Meet the Author


Dr. Jerry FitzGerald is the principal in Jerry FitzGerald & Associates, which he started in 1977. While at this firm, he has gained valuable experience in risk analysis, computer security, audit and control of computerized systems, data communications, networks, and systems analysis. He received his Ph.D. in business economics and master's degree in business economics from the Claremont Graduate School, an MBA from the University of Santa Clara, and a B.A. in industrial engineering from Michigan State University.

Dr. Alan Dennis is an Associate Professor of Management Information Systems in the Terry College of Business at The University of Georgia. He received his Ph.D. in management information systems from the University of Arizona, an MBA from Queen's University in Ontario, Canada, and a B.A. in computer science from Arcadia University in Nova Scotia, Canada. While publishing more than 80 business and research articles, he also gained extensive experience in the development and application of groupware and Internet technologies.

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Table of Contents

Pt. 1 Introduction 1

Ch. 1 Introduction to Data Communications 2

Pt. 2 Fundamental Concepts 37

Ch. 2 Application Layer 38

Ch. 3 Physical Layer 75

Ch. 4 Data Link Layer 117

Ch. 5 Network and Transport Layers 146

Pt. 3 Network Technologies 197

Ch. 6 Local Area Networks 198

Ch. 7 Wireless Local Area Networks 229

Ch. 8 Backbone Networks 260

Ch. 9 Metropolitan and Wide Area Networks 293

Ch. 10 The Internet 336

Pt. 4 Network Management 365

Ch. 11 Network Security 366

Ch. 12 Network Design 434

Ch. 13 Network Management 471

Pt. 5 Appendices 505

App. A Connector Cables 506

App. B Spanning Tree Protocol 517

App. C IP Telephony 521

App. D Cellular Technologies 524

App. E TCP/IP Game 526

App. F Windows Server 537

Glossary 549

Index 579

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