Network Design: Principles and Applications

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Gilbert Held
CRC Press, May 31, 2000 - Business & Economics - 872 pages
Never has the need for reliable internetworking been greater, yet with networks now comprising differing operating systems, hardware, and software, achieving a reliable network has never been more complex. Network planners and managers face a multitude of difficult decisions-decisions made even more difficult by the need for knowledge from a variet
 

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Contents

Introduction
xv
Understanding LANs
1
Chapter 1 LAN Connectivity Options for the Small Business
3
Chapter 2 Integrating Voice and LAN Infrastructures and Applications
13
Chapter 3 HighSpeed Token Ring
31
Chapter 4 Should You Migrate Your Token Ring Network to Ethernet?
41
Fast and Faster Ethernet
53
Chapter 6 Gigabit Ethernet
65
Chapter 34 Demystifying Network Performance
461
Chapter 35 Planning Designing and Optimization of Enterprise Networks
471
Chapter 36 Proactive Performance Management
489
Migration Considerations
499
Chapter 37 Moving the IT Workforce to a ClientServer Environment
501
Chapter 38 Selecting and Deploying EMail Migration Tools and Utilities
515
Why How and When?
523
Chapter 40 Transporting Legacy SNA Traffic over Frame Relay
535

Chapter 7 ATM LAN Emulation
77
Chapter 8 InterLAN Switching
95
Chapter 9 LANtoMainframe Connectivity Choices
107
Chapter 10 Building Highly Reliable Computer Networks
119
Understanding WANs
135
Chapter 11 US Telecommunications Today
139
Still the Bedrock of the Wide Area Network
155
Chapter 13 T1 T3 and SONET Networks
175
Chapter 14 Remote Access Concepts and Techniques
195
The Genesis of a Network
209
Issues and Considerations
223
Chapter 17 Emerging HighBandwidth Networks
233
Chapter 18 Voice and Data Network Integration
251
Chapter 19 ATM Circuit Emulation Services
261
Chapter 20 Routing and Routing Protocols
269
Chapter 21 Convergence of IP ATM and SONETSDH at the Backbone
285
VPNs Intranets and Extranets
301
Chapter 22 Virtual Networking Management and Planning
303
Chapter 23 Putting VPNs to Work for Small Businesses and Offices
313
SecureReomite Access over the Internet
323
Chapter 25 IPSec VPNs
339
Chapter 26 Integrating Data Centers with Intranets
349
Chapter 27 Implementing and Supporting Extranets
361
Traffic Analysis and Performance
373
Chapter 28 Enterprise Network Monitoring and Analysis in a MissionCritical Environment
375
Analyzing What Is Happening on Your Site
397
Chapter 30 Network Architectures and Performance
421
Chapter 31 Performance Engineering in ClientServer Environments
431
Chapter 32 Understanding Gigabit Ethernet Performance
439
Chapter 33 LANWAN Interconnection Requirements and Implementation Considerations
447
Chapter 41 SNA over Frame Relay
545
Chapter 42 Planning a Cutover to a New Voice System
563
Networking Tools and Techniques
583
Chapter 43 A Simulation Method for the Design of Multimedia Networks
585
Chapter 44 Determinin Remote Bridge and Router Delays
599
Chapter 45 Network Baselining as a Planning Tool
611
Security
621
Chapter 46 Working with Cisco Access Lists
623
Chapter 47 Securing Your Router
633
Chapter 48 Protecting a Network from Spoofing and Denial of Service Attacks
641
Securing the Perimeter
649
Chapter 50 Remote Access Authentication
665
Chapter 51 An Overview of Cryptographic Methods
679
Using the Internet as a Virtual Private Network
693
Internet Security
703
A Management Overview
719
Chapter 55 Security Management
727
Considering Evolving Technologies
737
Chapter 56 Trends in Data Communications Services
739
Chapter 57 The Emerging Advantage of xDSL Technology
751
Chapter 58 Preparing for Cable Modems
761
Chapter 59 Voice and Video on the LAN
769
Chapter 60 Internet Voice Applications
779
Chapter 61 Building an IP PBX Telephony Network
791
Chapter 62 Fax over IP
799
Chapter 63 Videoconferencing over IP Networks
807
About the Editor
825
Back cover
827
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