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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 and LAN and VAN Internetworking Fourth Edition Gilbert Held 4-Degree Consulting, Macon, Georgia, USA Data communications continue to grow enormously as a key part of telecommunications. Technological advances mean up-to-date information is essential. This fourth edition of the popular and authoritative text Data Communications Networking Devices examines the characteristics, operation and applications of the devices used to construct a data communications network. It enables readers to operate and utilize the networking devices used in the design, modification or optimization of a data communications network. Features include:
∗ Extensive coverage of the fundamental concepts of data communications
∗ New sections on ATM/broadband networking, LAN/WAN switches and new 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 architecture and the flow of data between several networks
∗ Questions at the end of each chapter to assist understanding.
More than a comprehensive reference book, Data Communications Networking Devices is ideal as a self study guide too. It is essential reading for network managers and telecommunications engineers, data processing managers and information system managers. 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

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