Business Data Communications and Networking

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John Wiley & Sons, Jan 9, 2009 - Computers - 608 pages
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Over the past few years, many fundamental changes have occurred in data communications and networking that will shape the future for decades to come.

Updated with the latest advances in the field,†Jerry FitzGerald and Alan Dennis' 10th Edition of Business Data Communications and Networking continues to provide the fundamental concepts and cutting-edge coverage applications that students need to succeed in this fast-moving field.†

Authors FitzGerald and Dennis have developed a foundation and balanced presentation from which new technologies and applications can be easily understood, evaluated, and compared.

  

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Contents

PARTONE INTRODUCTION
1
CHAPTER
10
DATA COMMUNICATIONS NETWORKS
11
NETWORK STANDARDS
22
IMPLICATIONS FOR MANAGEMENT
30
PART TWO FUNDAMENTAL CONCEPTS
37
WORLD WIDE WEB
49
OTHER APPLICATIONS
60
DEDICATEDCIRCUIT NETWORKS
299
PACKETSWITCHED NETWORKS
305
VIRTUAL PRIVATE NETWORKS
312
THE BEST PRACTICE MANWAN
318
SUMMARY
324
The Internet
336
INTERNET ACCESS TECHNOLOGIES
343
INTERNET GOVERNANCE
352

SUMMARY
66
Physical Layer
75
COMMUNICATION MEDIA
87
DIGITAL TRANSMISSION OF DIGITAL DATA
95
IMPLICATIONS FOR MANAGEMENT
109
Data Link Layer
117
DATA LINK PROTOCOLS
130
IMPLICATIONS FOR MANAGEMENT
139
Network and Transport Layers
146
PARTTHREE NETWORK TECHNOLOGIES
197
LAN COMPONENTS
203
TRADITIONAL ETHERNET IEEE 802 3
209
Performance Benefits
216
SUMMARY
222
Wireless Local Area Networks
229
WIFI
236
BLUETOOTH
242
IMPROVING WLAN PERFORMANCE
249
Backbone Networks
260
Metropolitan and Wide Area Networks
293
PART FOUR NETWORK MANAGEMENT
365
RISK ASSESSMENT
373
ENSURING BUSINESS CONTINUITY
379
INTRUSION PREVENTION
389
Network Design
434
TECHNOLOGY DESIGN
444
IMPLICATIONS FOR MANAGEMENT
463
Network Management
471
CONFIGURATION MANAGEMENT
477
Documenting the Configuration
478
END USER SUPPORT 489 GLOSSARY 549
489
IMPLICATIONS FOR MANAGEMENT
496
PART FIVE APPENDICES
505
APPENDIX A CONNECTOR
506
Appendix B Spanning Tree Protocol
517
Cellular Technologies
524
Appendix F Windows Server
537
Glossary
549
Index
579
Copyright

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About the author (2009)

Dr. Jerry FitzGerald is the principal in Jerry FitzGerald & Associates, which he started in 1977. He received his Ph.D. in business economics and master's degree in business economics from the Claremont Graduate School, an MBA from the University of Santa Clara, and a B.A. in industrial engineering from Michigan State University.

Alan R. Dennis is currently a professor at the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University, where he holds the John T. Chambers Chair of Internet Systems, which honors John Chambers, the founder of Cisco Systems and a groundbreaking developer in networking technology. He has written numerous books on data communication, system design, and networking, and he is the publisher of MIS Quarterly, a scholarly quarterly lodged in the Information Systems department at Indiana University.

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