Business Data Communications

Business Data Communications

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by William Stallings
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0136065430

ISBN-13: 9780136065432

Pub. Date: 02/28/2009

Publisher: Pearson/Education

This book offers more in-depth coverage that other business data communications texts by integrating numerous real world case studies and comprehensive charts and graphics.

FEATURES and BENEFITS:

  • Comprehensive coverage of the Internet and World Wide Web
    • Students learn the mechanisms and capabilities of these

Overview

This book offers more in-depth coverage that other business data communications texts by integrating numerous real world case studies and comprehensive charts and graphics.

FEATURES and BENEFITS:

  • Comprehensive coverage of the Internet and World Wide Web
    • Students learn the mechanisms and capabilities of these integral technologies.
  • Detailed examination of intranets, extranets, and client/server computing
    • Coverage of the newest and most important technology for corporate data communications.
  • In depth discussion of all networking technologies, including LANs and WANs
    • Enables students to compare and evaluate competing approaches to make sound business decisions.
  • Complete survey of network security and network management
    • Students learn the requirements and design issues involved in managing and safeguarding distributed systems.
  • Solid coverage of TCP/IP
    • TCP/IP set of protocols form the foundation for all data networking.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780136065432
Publisher:
Pearson/Education
Publication date:
02/28/2009

Table of Contents

1. Introduction.

I. REQUIREMENTS.

2. Business Information.
3. Distributed Data Processing.

II. TCP/IP AND THE INTERNET.

4. TCP/IP and OSI.
5. The Internet: Addressing and Services.

III. DATA COMMUNICATIONS FUNDAMENTALS.

6. Data Transmission.
7. Transmission Media.
8. Data Communication Fundamentals.
9. Data Link Control.
10. Transmission Efficiency.

IV. NETWORKING.

11. Approaches to Networking.
12. Wide-Area Networks.
13. Wireless Networks.
14. Local Area Network Technology.
15. LAN Systems.

V. APPLICATIONS.

16. Distributed Applications.
17. Client/Server and Intranet Computing.

VI. MANAGEMENT ISSUES.

18. Doing Business on the Internet.
19. Network Management.
20. Network Security.
Appendix A: Standards and Standards-Setting Organizations.
Appendix B: Systems Network Architecture (SNA).
Glossary.
References.
Index.

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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I work in the IT industry and I am back in school to finish my Bachelors Degree. This book was selected for the class with the same name. The only way I can see this book being useful is with an instructor who utilizes the material for topical information. The information is horribly out of date. What's worse is that publisher has mashed together 20+ years of computer developments. Some stuff is semi-current while other stuff is simply historical by now. For a book published in 2008, you'd expect at least one reference to cloud computing. You might also expect the word "torrent" to appear in the text and it does not. BitTorrent makes up over 40% of Internet traffic. The chapter 7 case study is based on a business problem from 1997. The book also makes attempts at sounding authoritative with some of the most vague areas of the computing industry. This isn't the only textbook to do so. This book should be put out to pasture and replaced with something more current. Hopefully the 6th edition is the last and teachers will pass over this selection. I don't normally write reviews. However, I am hoping some teacher reads this review and thinks better of tormenting his/her students. I am sick of leaving snarky comments on my assignments about how CD's are no longer a relevant file transfer media.