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Network Tutorial, Fifth Edition
by Steve Steinke ISBN:1578203023
CMP Books © 2003 (658 pages)

This text is written for those trying to get up to speed or stay current with the complex challenges of designing, constructing, maintaining, upgrading, and managing the network infrastructure.

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Network Tutorial, Fifth Edition
Introduction to the 5th Edition
Introduction to Network Tutorial, 4th Edition
Section I - Understanding Networks”Layers and Protocols
Section II - Physical Layer Protocols
Section III - Data-Link Protocols
Section IV - Network and Transport Layer Protocols
Section V - Application Layer Protocols
Section VI - Network Hardware
Section VII - Network Software
Section VIII - Internetworking
Section IX - Network and Systems Management
Section X - Network Security and Backup Systems
Glossary
Index
List of Figures
List of Tables
List of Code Examples

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network tutorial, fifth edition

Network Tutorial, Fifth Edition
by Steve Steinke ISBN:1578203023
CMP Books 2003 (658 pages)

This text is written for those trying to get up to speed or stay current with the complex challenges of designing, constructing, maintaining, upgrading, and managing the network infrastructure.

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Network Tutorial delivers insight and understanding about network technology to managers and executives trying to get up to speed or stay current with the complex challenges of designing, constructing, maintaining, upgrading, and managing the network infrastructure. The focus is on practical knowledge aimed at continually improving the effectiveness and efficiency of core business functions. Enterprise networks, and the public networks that link them together, are an organizations primary strategic and competitive assets in the information economy. Consequently, a practical understanding of network technology is essential to managing a successful business or organization.

Starting with the basic precepts of networks, the book explores protocols, hardware and software components , and the unique jargon of networking. Concepts are explained clearly and simply, without assuming an extensive understanding of network internals. The glossary provides a quick reference for unfamiliar terms.

The fifty edition features extensive new coverage of network security topics, plus new and expanded tutorials on wireless networks, optical networking, virtual private networks, and many other topics.

About the Author

Steve Steinke is Editor-in-Chief of Network Magazine . He has written extensively on network and systems management, collaborative software, server and client operating systems, and how networks affect businesses and other organizationsby making them more (and less) efficient, by failing, by exposing them to risks, by speeding them up, and by connecting them more closely to the rest of the world.

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Network Tutorial, Fifth Edition

Steve Steinke and the Editors of Network Magazine

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