From hubs and routers to servers and cables, Networking BASICS, 2nd Edition provides a step-by-step introduction to the field of computer networking. Beginners will become comfortable with the concepts and vocabulary of computer networking and will gain hands-on experience in basic networking technology.
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Meet the Author
Mark Ciampa is Assistant Professor of Computer Information Systems at Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green, Kentucky. Previously, he served as Associate Professor and Director of Academic Computing for 20 years at Volunteer State Community College in Gallatin, Tennessee. Dr. Ciampa has worked in the IT industry as a computer consultant for the U.S. Postal Service, the Tennessee Municipal Technical Advisory Service, and the University of Tennessee. He is also the author of many Cengage/Course Technology books, including Security+ Guide to Network Security Fundamentals; CWNA Guide to Wireless LANs, 3e; CWSP Guide to Wireless Security; Guide to Wireless Communications; and Networking BASICS. He holds a PhD in digital communication systems from Indiana State University.
Unit 1: Introduction Lesson 1: Introduction to Networking Lesson 2: Network Media Unit 2: Local Area Networks Lesson 3: Network Design Lesson 4: Network Architectures Lesson 5: Protocols and Network Software Lesson 6: Windows 2000 and Windows.NET Servers Lesson 7: NetWare 6 and Linux Servers Lesson 8: Managing a Local Area Network Unit 3: Wide Area Networks Lesson 9: Wide Area Networks Lesson 10: The Internet and Its Tools