Business Data Communications
This third edition gives students a clear, comprehensive understanding of the fundamentals of data communications essential to information and network management. Supplemented by real-world case studies, the book explores how the latest trends - the Internet, intranets, the Web, TCP/IP, wireless network, network security, etc. - affect information communications in the business environment.
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CHAPTER 1 Introduction
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analog signal applications attached B-ISDN bandwidth binary bits broadband capacity cell central Chapter circuit switching client-server coaxial cable compression configuration congestion connection control signaling data communications data processing data rate database destination devices digital data digital signals distributed electronic mail encoding equipment Ethernet example exchange facility FDDI Fibre Channel Figure flow control frame relay frequency functions HDLC header high-speed interconnect interface Internet ISDN kbps LAPB layer local-area networks logical Mbps modem module multiple multiplexing node operation optical fiber packet packet-switching network personal computers receiver requirements ring router routing satellite sequence number server SMDS SMTP specification standards station subscriber synchronous TCP/IP technique telephone terminal tion topology traffic transfer transmission medium transmitted twisted pair types typical user data virtual channel virtual circuit voice wide-area networking wireless LAN workstations