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Title:
Data communications networking devices : operation, utilization, and LAN and WAN internetworking
Author:
Held, Gilbert, 1943-
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Edition:
Fourth edition.
Publication Information:
Chichester ; New York : Wiley, [1999]

©1999
Physical Description:
xxiv, 855 pages ; 26 cm
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780471975151
Format :
Book

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Data Communications Networking Devices Operation, Utilization andLAN and VAN Internetworking Fourth Edition Gilbert Held 4-DegreeConsulting, Macon, Georgia, USA Data communications continue togrow enormously as a key part of telecommunications. Technologicaladvances mean up-to-date information is essential. This fourthedition of the popular and authoritative text Data CommunicationsNetworking Devices examines the characteristics, operation andapplications of the devices used to construct a data communicationsnetwork. It enables readers to operate and utilize the networkingdevices used in the design, modification or optimization of a datacommunications network. Features include:
* Extensive coverage of the fundamental concepts of datacommunications
* New sections on ATM/broadband networking, LAN/WAN switches andnew examples of network integration devices
* Examination of the specialized devices such as security devices,LZW compression and voice digitizers
* Discusses the different types of networks, network architectureand the flow of data between several networks
* Questions at the end of each chapter to assistunderstanding.
More than a comprehensive reference book, Data CommunicationsNetworking Devices is ideal as a self study guide too. It isessential reading for network managers and telecommunicationsengineers, data processing managers and information systemmanagers. Visit Our Web Page! http://www.wiley.com/


Table of Contents

Fundamental Wide Area Networking Concepts
Wide Area Networks
Local Area Networks
Wide Area Network Transmission Equipment
LAN Internetworking Devices
Wide Area Network Data Concentration Equipment
Specialized Devices
Appendices
Index