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Title:
Futurenet : the past, present, and future of the Internet as told by its creators and visionaries
Author:
Richards, Sally.
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Publication Information:
New York ; [Chichester] : Wiley, [2002]

©2002
Physical Description:
xxv, 274 pages ; 24 cm
Language:
English
Added Title:
Future net.
ISBN:
9780471433248
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

An eye-opening look at the next generation of the Internet
As the Internet becomes more mature, its ability to create and support new types of business models with the potential for sustained growth and profitability have captured the interest of a broad group of managers, investors, and entrepreneurs. In FutureNet, author Sally Richards introduces readers to the visionaries and companies shaping the networked world. The experiences and voices of Internet founders Vint Cerf and Len Kleinrock will take readers on a fascinating journey, revealing the power and scope of the next generation of the Internet. Powerhouse firms such as AT&T, Cisco, and MCI provide examples of how influential organizations are facilitating the next generation of the Internet, and creating solid business models that take advantage of this maturing technology. FutureNet will provide readers with an inside account of what lies ahead.


Author Notes

Sally Richards is a veteran technology and business journalist of eighteen years and an author of books addressing the future of technology


Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsp. xi
Prefacep. xv
Chapter 1 Withstanding ...p. 1
Chapter 2 Adolescencep. 49
Chapter 3 Issuesp. 77
Chapter 4 Who Will?p. 141
Chapter 5 Futurescopep. 193
Indexp. 263