LAN Times Guide to Building High-Speed Networks

LAN Times Guide to Building High-Speed Networks

by Tere Parnell, Terry Parnell



Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780078822001
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Osborne
Publication date: 06/01/1996
Series: LAN Times Series
Pages: 318
Product dimensions: 7.35(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.97(d)

Table of Contents

Part I: Identifying the Bottlenecks.

Do I Really Need a High-Speed Network? The Backbone is Connected to the.

Down on the "Farm".

Closer to Home.

The Wide Area.

The Cost of Converting to High Speed.

Part II: II: How to Speed Up: Local Area Solutions.

Fiber Distributed Data Interface (FDDI).



Thomas-Conrad Networking System (TCNS).

Fibre Channel.


Part III: How to Speed Up: Wide Area Solutions.

Integrated Services Digital Network.

Switched Multimegabit Data Service.

Frame Relay.

Asynchronous Transfer Mode.

Part IV: Caution: Network Construction Ahead.

Alternatives to High Speed Networking.

Speed Kills: Avoiding a Crash.

Part V: Appendixes.

Open Systems.

The Standards Organizations.

The Supporting Organizations.



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