Explores the specific methodologies and issues connected with managing and implementing LANs across an entire corporation. Clear, precise descriptions offer advice on topics ranging from mainframe-based systems, PCs and workstations to issues in training employees, purchasing, security and more. Besides emphasizing the connection between micro/workstations and mini/mainframes, the text provides cost-efficient techniques for implementing the micro to the mini/mainframe link.
Table of Contents
Features, Facilities, and Issues in Enterprise-Wide Computing.
Micros, Mainframes, and Networks.
Network Security Issues.
LAN Technology in Enterprise-Wide Computing.
Micros as Mainframe Peripherals: Mainframes as Micro Peripherals.
LANs and WANs.
LANs and WANs: The Role of Asynchronous Devices.
File Transfer Protocols.
Data Extraction, Data Format, and Application-Specific File Transfers.
Successful Networks for EWC.