Microsoft Encyclopedia of Networking,Second Edition

Microsoft Encyclopedia of Networking,Second Edition

by Mitch Tulloch, Ingrid Tulloch
     
 

Get the single resource that defines—and illustrates—the rapidly evolving world of networking. The second edition of the award-winning MICROSOFT® ENCYCLOPEDIA OF NETWORKING has been fully updated—with thousands of entries detailing the latest technologies, standards, products, and services. You get clear, concise explanations, including

Overview

Get the single resource that defines—and illustrates—the rapidly evolving world of networking. The second edition of the award-winning MICROSOFT® ENCYCLOPEDIA OF NETWORKING has been fully updated—with thousands of entries detailing the latest technologies, standards, products, and services. You get clear, concise explanations, including hundreds of new articles and diagrams, that deftly take you from concept to real-world application. You also get the entire encyclopedia on CD-ROM, for definitive answers wherever you need them.

  • STAY CURRENT AND TRACK TRENDS—from Ethernet to wireless LANs, EDI to XML, 6bone to Web-enabled cell phones, keep pace with networking innovations

  • EXPLORE CONTENT IN DEPTH—delve into security, viruses, next-generation cellular communications, e-business, and other developments in as much detail as you need

  • BUILD YOUR KNOWLEDGE OF KEY PLATFORMS—everything from Microsoft Windows® and Microsoft .NET to open-source technologies and products from Cisco, IBM, Sun, and others
  • MASTER NETWORKING ESSENTIALS—get fast facts and implementation notes on networking topologies, media, protocols, and standards
  • DECIPHER INDUSTRY ACRONYMS—from legacy systems (POTS) to emerging standards (IPv6), and from ACK to ZAK, decode essential terms
  • GET AN EDGE IN CERTIFICATION PREPARATION—ideal reference for anyone pursuing or maintaining MCSE, MCSA, or other professional certification

PLUS, YOUR ENCYCLOPEDIA ON CD-ROM FEATURES:

  • Entire text in easy-search eBook format
  • Customizable, XML-based index
  • Links to Web sites for additional learning

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Editorial Reviews

Updated with thousands of entries covering the latest technologies, standards, products and services, this reference surveys computer networking concepts, technologies and services. Articles are arranged alphabetically and range from a few paragraphs to several pages, the longer ones containing two or more subsections such as overview, history, uses, types, comparison, architecture, implementation, examples, advantages and disadvantages, marketplace, issues, prospects, and notes. Most entries end with cross-references, and some are illustrated with b&w figures. A CD-ROM version is included. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780735613782
Publisher:
Microsoft Press
Publication date:
04/24/2002
Edition description:
2nd ed.
Pages:
1376
Product dimensions:
7.20(w) x 9.58(h) x 2.54(d)
Age Range:
13 Years

Meet the Author

Mitch Tulloch is a trainer, consultant, and author living in Winnipeg, Canada. In addition to his Nutshell books for O'Reilly listed below, Mitch is also the author of the Microsoft Encyclopedia of Networking and Microsoft Encyclopedia of Security, both from Microsoft Press, and a string of best-selling books on IIS from Osborne/McGraw-Hill. If you're interested you can find out more about Mitch on his website www.mtit.com. In addition to his O'Reilly weblog, Mitch also maintains a "techblog" at mitchtulloch.blogspot.com containing random thoughts, ideas, suggestions, tips, and resources for network and system administrators.

Ingrid Tulloch (B.A., Cert.Ed.) is Vice President and Head of Research for MTIT Enterprises. Ingrid is co-author of the Microsoft Encyclopedia of Networking and primary researcher for the Microsoft Encyclopedia of Security. Ingrid is also a content expert for Jones International University (JIU) where she co-developed the four-course Information Security Management (ISM) specialization for the Masters of Business Administration (MBA) program.For more information, see http://www.mtit.com.

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