Local and Metropolitan Area Networks / Edition 6

Local and Metropolitan Area Networks / Edition 6

by William Stallings
     
 

ISBN-10: 0130129399

ISBN-13: 9780130129390

Pub. Date: 02/11/2000

Publisher: Pearson

This book provides up-to-date coverage of LAN technology and LAN standards, and will enhance readers' understanding of computer networks — for purposes of managing the system, solving users' problems, and planning for future growth related to a company's products and sales. Chapter topics include data communications, topologies and

Overview

This book provides up-to-date coverage of LAN technology and LAN standards, and will enhance readers' understanding of computer networks — for purposes of managing the system, solving users' problems, and planning for future growth related to a company's products and sales. Chapter topics include data communications, topologies and transmission media, protocol architecture, Gigabit Ethernet, 100-Mbps token ring, Fibre Channel, ATM LANs, wireless LANs, concepts of bridges and routers, network management, and structured cabling systems and types. For product development and marketing personnel , and data processing personnel.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780130129390
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
02/11/2000
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
478
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.10(d)

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction.

I. TECHNICAL BACKGROUND.

2. Topics in Data Communications.

3. Protocols and the TCP/IP Suite.

II. LAN/MAN ARCHITECTURE.

4. Topologies and Transmission Media.

5. Protocol Architecture.

6. Logical Link Control (LLC).

III. LAN/MAN SYSTEMS.

7. Ethernet LANs.

8. Token Ring LANs and MANs.

9. Fibre Channel.

10. Wireless LANs.

11. ATM LANs.

IV. DESIGN ISSUES.

12. Bridges.

13. Internetworking and Routers.

14. Network Management.

15. LAN Performance.

Glossary.

References.

Index.

Acronyms.

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