CCNAJumpStart: Networking and Internetworking Basics

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Wiley, Dec 10, 2002 - Computers - 395 pages
Get up to Speed for Cisco Training Courses--Fast!

CCNA JumpStart equips you with the networking and internetworking fundamentals you need to approach Cisco certification training with confidence. This second edition has been thoroughly updated to address the new technologies covered in the latest version of the exam.
* Fundamentals of networking
* The OSI networking model
* Network architectures
* File servers and network clients
* Physical and logical topologies
* Electrical issues in networking
* Network media/cabling devices
* Network standards and protocols
* LAN installation
* WAN basics
* Internet access

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Contents

+ What Is Networking?
1
+ Communication Models
14
Understanding Network Architectures
42
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Patrick Ciccarelli, CCNP, CCDP, MCSE, and M.A. in Instructional Technology, is the founder and CEO of Nethos, a San Francisco network consulting company. Patrick is a former regional instructor for the Cisco Networking Academy, an international program that prepares individuals for a career in networking. Patrick is also co-author of MCSE 2002 JumpStart: Computer and Network Basics and CCDP: Cisco Internetwork Design Exam Notes, both from Sybex.

Christina Faulkner has nearly 20 years of experience as an educator. With Patrick, she was one of the first regional instructors for the Cisco Networking Academy. She is currently the Technology Coordinator for the Hayward Unified School District.

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