Although IBM's propriety networking protocol, SNA, still dominates the enterprise, its future depends on improved networking with TCP/IP and OSI environments. Even the "new" SNA cannot easily be internetworked with its predecessor. Whether you work in mainframe, AS/400, or desktop environments, this book gives you unbiased technical advice based on real implementations.
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An indispensable hands-on reference for understanding SNA internetworking and an ultimate working guide to protocols, operations, formats, and standards for the bridging and routing of SNA Here's how to maximize your SNA investment for all enterprise networking environments. Whether you work in mainframe, mini, or desktop environments, this practical reference offers proven technical know-how and hands-on interconnection advise-based on real networking implementations. A comprehensive description of usage scenarios and protocol formats gives you a complete picture of: The way bridging and routing work in SNA networks-from VTAM/NCP to LAN source-route bridging and cluster controller SDLC support using other transport protocols; The internetworking aspects of SNA with TCP/IP, Frame Relay, and ATM-From SDLC/LLC2, SRB, DLSw, APPN, HPR, SNI to SNA over Frame Relay and SNA support over ATM. The comparison between SNA and IP routing support protocols-from SNA APPN and HPR to IP RIP and OSPF; How the emerging network technologies such as LAN emulation and wireless networks will work with SNA-from LAN/WAN integrated switching of SNA to the support for SNA protocol in LAN emulation client/server/broadcast environments. Whether you are a network product developer or manager, network analysis or support administrator, LAN, interconnect manager, network marketing or sales professional, or business manager/executive, if you are involved with or considering SNA internetworking techonology, everything you need and want to know about SNA internetworking is right here in this very readable, informative, hands-on guide.
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Book Description Mcgraw-Hill (Tx), 1996. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0070114862
Book Description Mcgraw-Hill (Tx), 1996. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0070114862
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