The Ethernet Management Guide / Edition 3

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Completely revised to cover the latest advances in LAN technology,this highly praised,bestselling handbook has helped thousands of Ethernet managers and administrators plan,install,expand,and troubleshoot their networks. Network expert Martin Nemzow has thoroughly updated this comprehensive guide,including new information on all the hot topics: multimedia,high-speed (100M-bps) networks,switching technology that allows for greater bandwidth,and running applications for workgroups.

Completely revised to cover a fast Ethernet and other advances in LAN technology, this highly praised, bestselling handbook has helped thousands of Ethernet managers and administrators plan, install, expand, and troubleshoot their networks. Network expert Martin Nemzow has thoroughly updated this comprehensive guide.

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Updated to cover new issues of integration and compatibility, as well as new performance concerns due to multimedia and imaging, this practical reference for Ethernet network managers provides the information needed to design, build, expand, and maintain an Ethernet communication network for most vendor equipment, including 3Com, Apple, Altos, BICC, Cabletron, Cisco, Codenoll, DEC, Hewlett-Packard, IBM, Kalpana, Sun, Synoptics, Xerox, and many others. Issues such as interconnecting networks to form enterprise networks and successfully achieving interoperability are addressed, as are the cost and benefits achieved through host mainframe downsizing and installation of client/server networks. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780070463806
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
  • Publication date: 11/28/1995
  • Series: McGraw-Hill Series-Computer Communications
  • Edition description: 3rd ed
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 587
  • Product dimensions: 6.25 (w) x 9.31 (h) x 1.42 (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword 1
Overview 5
1 The Future of Ethernet 11
2 Networks for a Competitive Strategy 15
3 Network Health Risks 37
4 Benefits of Networking 53
5 Ethernet Standards and Variation 69
6 Ethernet Hardware 103
7 Ethernet Software and Process 125
8 Planning a Network 145
9 Installing a Network 179
10 Expanding a Network 217
11 Enterprise Networks 247
12 Managing a Network 265
13 Human Factors 301
14 Network Security 315
15 Backup and Redundancy 335
16 Network Monitoring Tools 351
17 Debugging with the Multitester 363
18 Debugging with the Transceiver Tester 373
19 Debugging with the Scanner 377
20 Protocol Analysis 389
21 Statistics for a Network 419
22 Performance Optimization 449
23 Troubleshooting 467
24 Tool Usage Reference 475
25 Troubleshooting Cross-Reference 483
Bibliography 511
Glossary of Terms 513
Index 569
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