The All-New Switch Book: The Complete Guide to LAN Switching Technology

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John Wiley & Sons, Nov 10, 2008 - Computers - 816 pages
This much-needed update to the bestselling guide on the extensive changes to the local area networks (LAN) switching technologies explains why LAN switching technologies are critical to network design. This in-depth guide covers the capabilities, application, and design of LAN switches and switched internetworks and examines the significant changes that have taken place since the publication of the first edition seven years ago. You’re sure to appreciate the witty writing style and easy-to-follow format on such an often-complicated subject matter.
 

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Contents

The Complete Guide to LAN Switching Technology Second Edition Part I Foundations of LAN Switches
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The Complete Guide to LAN Switching Technology Second Edition Part II Advanced LAN Switch Concepts
303
The Complete Guide to LAN Switching Technology Second Edition Appendix Protocol Parsing
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The Complete Guide to LAN Switching Technology Second Edition References
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The Complete Guide to LAN Switching Technology Second Edition Glossary
711
The Complete Guide to LAN Switching Technology Second Edition Index
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About the author (2008)

Rich Seifert is President of Networks & Communications Consulting. He has contributed to the design of a wide range of products including LAN switches.

Jim Edwards is a Nortel Networks certified support specialist specializing in network architecture, specifically switching, and virtual private networks. Working in the Premium Support Group consisting of Nortel's largest Enterprise customers, he has extensive experience with switching technologies.

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