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Fast Ethernet: Implementation and Migration Solutions

Fast Ethernet: Implementation and Migration Solutions

by Martin A. Nemzow
     
 
An unbiased look at Fast Ethernet,with no-nonsense information and advice for achieving first-class results. This guide for network managers,LAN administrators,and MIS technicians combines all the widely scattered data on Fast Ethernet into one authoritative handbook. All of the crucial issues—from determining how Fast Ethernet can benefit your company to

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An unbiased look at Fast Ethernet,with no-nonsense information and advice for achieving first-class results. This guide for network managers,LAN administrators,and MIS technicians combines all the widely scattered data on Fast Ethernet into one authoritative handbook. All of the crucial issues—from determining how Fast Ethernet can benefit your company to trouble-free installation and optimization—are covered completely and concisely,without the bias that so often accompanies vendor literature. Martin Nemzow offers practical design tips and strategies that guurantee positive results. Hands-on,cookbook-style methods for installation are included,along with essential advice on how to make sense of the many competing standards wiring options,and infrastructure technologies. Nemzow guides you through sample installation and migration scenarios such as a small LAN,typical office,office building floor,and multiple building site. You will find thorough explanations and discussions of such vital issues as: Designing and implementing an organized installation; Analyzing budgeting and performance; Wiring and other critical aspects of successful installation; Integrating mixed speed,protocol,and infrastructures; Testing and optimizing Fast Ethernet LANS; Sourcing parts and software. Nemzow also warns about common mistakes you can sidestep and makes objective product and vendor recommendations. A volume in the McGraw-Hill Series on Computer Communications. ABOUT THE AUTHOR Martin Nemzow is principal of the highly regarded Network Performance Institute and author of a number of best-selling computer books,including Implementing Wireless Networks and Ethernet ManagementGuide. His groundbreaking series of optimization titles for McGraw-Hill,among them LAN Performance Optimization,have won rave reviews

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A handbook on Fast Ethernet for network managers, LAN administrators, and MIS technicians, offering hands-on, cookbook-style methods for installation and advice on making sense of competing standards, wiring options, and infrastructure technologies. Provides sample installation and migration scenarios such as a small LAN, a typical office, an office building floor, and a multiple-building site. Warns of common mistakes, and makes product and vendor recommendations. Includes b&w photos, floor plans, and schematic drawings, plus a glossary. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780070463851
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
06/01/1997
Series:
McGraw-Hill Computer Communications Series
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
7.38(w) x 9.17(h) x 0.90(d)

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