Networking A To Z / Edition 1

Networking A To Z / Edition 1

by Nathan J. Muller
ISBN-10:
0071410872
ISBN-13:
9780071410878
Pub. Date:
11/25/2002
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing

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Overview

Networking A To Z / Edition 1

A to Z guides consist of 100 3-5 page articles, heavily illustrated, covering the basic concepts, technologies, standards and protocols – everything you need to master the field. Networking A to Z covers the key concepts and technologies of Local Area Networking. From traditional data and management topics to cutting edge wireless options, this is a precise – and concise – quick look up reference to the industry.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780071410878
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 11/25/2002
Series: Quick Reference Guide
Edition description: First Edition
Pages: 592
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 1.32(d)

Table of Contents

Prefaceix
Access Points1
Advanced Peer-to-Peer Networking6
Advanced Program-to-Program Communications8
American Standard Code for Information Interchange11
ARCnet19
Asset Management22
Asynchronous Communication30
Asynchronous Transfer Mode33
Bluetooth45
Bridges54
Building Local Exchange Carriers57
Cable Television Networks63
Client-Server Networks71
Competitive Local Exchange Carriers75
Computer-Telephony Integration78
Data Compression89
Data Switches94
Digital Subscriber Line Technologies99
Downsizing115
Electronic Mail119
Electronic Software Distribution125
Ethernet133
Ethernet (10BaseT)140
Ethernet (100BaseT)146
Ethernet (1000BaseT)149
Fiber Distributed Data Interface153
Fibre Channel161
Firewalls169
Frame Relay179
Gateways191
Help Desks197
Hertz203
Hierarchical Storage Management205
Home Phone-Line Networking208
Home Radio Frequency Networks218
Hubs225
Incumbent Local Exchange Carriers231
Infiniband233
Infrared Networking236
Inside Cable Wiring245
Inside Telephone Wiring248
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers252
Integrated Access Devices256
Interexchange Carriers258
Inverse Multiplexers261
Jitter267
LAN Administration271
LAN Restoration283
LAN Telephony294
LAN Switching298
Laser Transmission304
Latency308
Local Exchange Carriers310
Local Multipoint Distribution Service312
Media Converters319
Multiplexers322
Multichannel Multipoint Distribution Service333
Multiprotocol Label Switching336
Network Backup341
Network Computing346
Network Design Tools349
Network Directory Services354
Network Drawing Tools358
Network Integration366
Network Interface Cards369
Network Management Systems372
Network Restoral381
Network Security387
Network Statistics396
Network Support398
Open Systems Interconnection403
Peer-to-Peer Networks411
Performance Baselining418
Ping423
Protocol Analyzers426
Proxy Servers434
Quality of Service439
Redundant Array of Inexpensive Disks449
Remote Control453
Remote Monitoring457
Remote Node469
Repeaters472
Routers475
Simple Network Management Protocol483
StarLAN489
Synchronous Communication490
Synchronous Data Link Control492
Synchronous Optical Network494
T1 Lines503
Thin Client Architecture508
Token Ring513
Transceivers521
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)523
Unified Messaging537
Wireless Fidelity545
Wireless LANs548
Acronyms559
Index581

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