This book is a comprehensive guide detailing available Cisco IOS switching alternatives. Cisco's switching services range from fast switching and Netflow switching to LAN Emulation. Offering the most current information available on the subject and coming directly from the internetworking industry leader, Cisco IOS Switching Services effectively teaches how to configure routing between virtual LANs (VLANs). After reading this book, administrators will possess a greater understanding of network switching services and the hardware, protocols, and services involved. Cisco IOS Switching Services will help readers perform their jobs at a higher level. As a whole, it offers system optimization techniques, which will strengthen results, increase productivity and improve efficiency.