This volume provides the practical information network managers need to establish an RNA (remote network access) system with ISDN, PSTN (public service telephone networks) and the Internet. This technology enables users to work anywhere, anytime. Coverage includes a complete review of remote networking technologies and LAN-based applications, plus special issues related to RNA, such as network management and security.
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The definitive guide to creating, implementing, and maintaining a Remote Access Network system! More and more, it's a remote world-virtual offices, telecommuters, global organizations, and mobile-computing-enabled sales forces and technical teams. Indeed, it has been estimated that the majority of all corporations will have remote network access by the year 2000. For any network designer or manager who doesn't anticipate having the luxury of waiting until then, this detailed nuts-and-bolts guide comes just in time! It will bring you up to speed, quickly and expertly, on the various network technologies and protocol applications, and architectural and implementation issues, helping you more reliably compare and choose your best options. A wealth of material is exclusively covered: a general and industry-specific overview of potential Remote Access Network applications; network management, bandwidth management, and security issues; using the Internet as a remote access server; the ADSL (Asymmetric Digital Subscriber Line) option; internet virtual private networks (LAN-WAN integration); wireless messaging and satellite networks; virtual dial-up private networks (VDPNs); remote access networks as part of the evolving enterprise network; list of RAS products, services, and vendors. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Chander Dhawan, President of DOLNET Mobile Computing Information Services, is a systems integration expert with over 27 years experience in IT infrastructure design based on emerging technologies. He worked with IBM for the first 12 years of his professional career. He has experience in building and designing many large and high-profile computer networks. He is the author of Mobile Computing-A Systems Integrator's Handbook.
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Book Description Computing Mcgraw-Hill, 1998. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 1st. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0070167745