Business Data Communications / Edition 5

Business Data Communications / Edition 5

by William Stallings
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0131442570

ISBN-13: 9780131442573

Pub. Date: 03/15/2004

Publisher: Prentice Hall

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:
9780131442573
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
03/15/2004
Edition description:
Subsequent
Pages:
608
Product dimensions:
7.16(w) x 9.18(h) x 1.18(d)

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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