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Cisco Networking Simplified

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ISBN-10: 1587201992

ISBN-13: 9781587201998

Edition: 2nd 2008

Authors: Jim Doherty, Neil T. Anderson, Paul L. Della Maggiora, Nathan Clement, Neil Anderson

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Cisco Networking Simplified Second Edition nbsp; Master todayrsquo;s world of Cisco networking with this bookrsquo;s completely updated, fully illustrated visual approach Easy enough for novices, substantive enough for networking professionals Covers the latest networking topics-from network architecture to secure wireless, unified communications to telepresence nbsp; In Full Color nbsp; Jim Dohertynbsp;bull;nbsp;Neil Andersonnbsp;bull;nbsp;Paul Della Maggiora nbsp; Now 100 percent updated for the latest technologies, this is todayrsquo;s easiest, most visual guide to Ciscoreg; networking. Even if yoursquo;ve never set up or managed a network,Cisco Networking Simplified, Second Edition, helps you quickly master the concepts you need to understand. Its full-color diagrams and clear explanations give you the big picture: how each important networking technology works, what it can do for you, and how they all fit together. The authors illuminate networking from the smallest LANs to the largest enterprise infrastructures, offering practical introductions to key issues ranging from security to availability, mobility to virtualization. nbsp; What you always wanted to know about networking but were afraid to ask! How networks and the Internet work How to build coherent, cost-effective network infrastructures How to design networks for maximum reliability and availability What you need to know about data center and application networking How to secure networks against todayrsquo;s threats and attacks How to take advantage of the latest mobility technologies How virtualizing networks can help businesses leverage their network investments even further How to combine messaging, calendaring, telephony, audio, video, and web conferencing into a unified communications architecture nbsp; nbsp; This book is part of the Networking Technology Series from Cisco Pressreg;, the only authorized publisher for Ciscoreg;. nbsp; Category: Cisco Covers: General Networking nbsp;
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Book details

List price: $54.99
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Cisco Press
Publication date: 12/18/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 432
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.574

Nathan Clement is a graphic artist by profession who has worked in communications for twenty years. Nathan is carving his niche with interesting perspectives on big shiny machines and the people they work with. He enjoys talking to boys and girls in schools about making pictures that tell stories. Nathan earned his BFA in art and writing at Indiana Wesleyan University and lives with his family in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Networking Fundamentals How Computers Communicate
The OSI Model
Open Versus Proprietary Systems
Seven Layers
At-a-Glance: OSI Model
Internet Infrastructure: How It All Connects TCP/IP and IP Addressing
Computers Speaking the Same Language
What Is an Address?
Dynamically Allocated IP Addresses
Domain Names and Relationship to IP Addresses
Matching Domain Names to IP Addresses
At-a-Glance: TCP/IP
At-a-Glance: IP Addressing
At-a-Glance: IPv6
NAT and PAT Internet Applications
The Internet and Its Applications
Web Browsing
Peer-to-Peer Sharing
Networking Infrastructure Ethernet
History of Ethernet
What Is Ethernet?
Evolution of Ethernet
At-a-Glance: Ethernet
Reducing Collisions on Ethernet LAN Switching
Fast Computers Need Faster Networks
Switching Basics: It s a Bridge
Switching Ethernets
Switches Take Over the World
At-a-Glance: Switching Spanning Tree
Network Loops
Sometimes, the Earth Is Flat
Preventing Network Loops
Spanning-Tree Fundamentals
At-a-Glance: Spanning Tree Routing
Routers Talk Among Themselves to Find Routes
Routers Route Packets
Routers Bridge and Switches Route
At-a-Glance: Routing
Routing and Switching
Network Design Campus Networks and Hierarchical Design
Building Networks for Ease of Use
At-a-Glance: Hierarchical Campus Design WAN Network Design
Moving Traffic Across the Street and the World
WAN Services
Integrated Services Digital Network
Frame Relay
Virtual Private Networks (VPN)
WAN Devices
At-a-Glance: Frame Relay
At-a-Glance: Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM)
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS) Services
At-a-Glance: MPLS
MPLS Traffic Separation Broadband Technologies
Always-on Access
Broadband Technology Evolution
At-a-Glance: ISDN
At-a-Glance: Broadband Virtual Private Networks
Secure Networking Over the Internet
At-a-Glance: VPNs
Establishing a VPN Connection
At-a-Glance: Encryption
Client Authentication Optical Technologies
LANs, WANs and Now MANs
At-a-Glance: Metro Optical Branch Office Network Designs
Distributed Workforce
Distributed Office Challenges
At-a-Glance: Branch Office Design
Network Availability High Availability
At-a-Glance: High Availability Control Plane
When Good Networks Go Bad
Control Plane Protection
At-a-Glance: Control Plane Protection Quality of Service and Network Availability
Quality of Service as Network Protection?
Scavenger QoS
At-a-Glance: QoS for Network Resiliency Disaster Recovery
What Happens When the Network Stops Working
DR Planning
Resiliency and Backup Services
Preparedness Testing
At-a-Glance: Disaster Recovery: Business Continuance
Disaster Recovery Network Management
Keeping the Network Alive from Afar
Network Documentation: A Must-Have
Network-Management Protocols
Troubleshooting Tools
At-a-Glance: Network Management
Network Management
Securing the Network Network Security
Perimeter Security
Data Privacy
Security Monitoring
Policy Enforcement