This reference guide is designed to help engineers and managers understand emerging technologies and design advanced data and computer communications networks. It details the technologies currently available, including X.25 Packet Switching, Frame Relay, Cell Switching (IEEE 802.6 SMDS), FDDI, SONET, and ATM - and it provides guidelines for choosing the correct technology. The guide also takes readers step by step through the decision processes involved in completing an end-to-end network design. By following the chronological order of a true network design in this way, readers will see how to begin and complete an entire network design using this single, professional reference source. The guide provides the source of each standard, offers information on where to find additional details within the standards and highlights the strengths and weaknesses of each technology in network design. It also bridges the technology gap between data transport and LAN technologies, includes case studies using vendor technologies now available and covers high-level organization details, as well as low-level technical details.
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A complete update of the bestselling guide to designing data and computer communications networks The updated edition of this popular guide remains the bestselling reference combining the technologies and procedures of data network design in a single volume. It offers you a solid working knowledge of all the latest network technologies, architectures and protocols used in the computer and data network design process--and also leads you step-by-step through the design and implementation of an end-to-end network. Extensively illustrated and organized to follow the choronological order of the entire network design sequence, this Second Edition features: Increased coverage of frame relay, SMDS, and ATM protocols, interfaces, and services; Updated accounts of X.25 packet switching, FDDI, and SONET; A merged treatment of data transport design, computer network design, and LAN/MAN/WAN design; Design steps for high-level organizational details as well as low-level technical details. Whether you're a network designer, manager, or engineer, this completely up-to-date reference tool is the best available blueprint for achieving a successful network design strategy.About the Author:
Darren Spohn is President and Founder of Spohn & Associates, Inc., based in Austin, TX. Mr. Spohn is a board member of several high-tech companies and serves as a Venture Partner of Adams Capital Management LLP. Prior to founding Spohn Training and Spohn Consulting, Mr. Spohn served as the Chief Technology Officer and Vice President of Engineering and Development at NetSolve, Inc. in Austin. There he managed NetSolve's engineering, product and software development, information systems, and business channel development efforts. Prior to his role as CTO, he served two years as Vice President of Operations. NetSolve (NTSL) provides comprehensive WAN and LAN network management out-tasking services.
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Book Description Mcgraw-Hill (Tx), 1993. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX007060360X
Book Description McGraw-Hill, 1993. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M007060360X
Book Description The McGraw-Hill Company. Book Condition: New. pp. 752. Bookseller Inventory # 4695981