This encyclopaedia seeks to help readers understand networks and global communications systems by providing succinct executive-style briefings of important networking technologies, along with easily-digestible diagrams that illustrate key topics, topologies, architectures and configurations. The accompanying CD-ROM contains a fully searchable version of the book, more extensive coverage of topics, and hyperlinks to relevant Web sites.
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The Most Complete Volume of Networking Technologies Available
Authoritative and up-to-date, this all-encompassing book and CD-ROM package is filled with thousands of explanations and analyses of core and cutting-edge networking and telecommunications topicsfrom Abilene to QoS to ZAWS. Extensive cross-referencing throughout helps you understand the relationship among the technologies. This is a must-have resource for every network professional, as well as technology investors, marketing managers, head hunters, technology writers, and anyone interested in networking. The book also includes the most comprehensive guide to the Internet engineering documents (RFCs) available today. The McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Networking & Telecommunications reflects the latest in networking and Internet technologies.
Topics covered:ASP (Application Service Provider) Bluetooth Cryptography Distributed Computer Networks Embedded Systems Hacking and Hackers InfiniBand Java Linux Load Balancing Mobile Computing NAS (Network Attached Storage) Network Processors Optical Networks Outsourcing PKI (Public Key Infrastructure) QoS (Quality of Service) SAN (Storage Area Network) Switching Fabrics Transaction Processing UNIX Webcasting XML
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"In the rapidly converging disciplines of voice and data networks, I haven't found any other source that provides the coverage that [this book] provides."
--Randy Johnson, Applications Engineer, Nokia IP Telephony Business Unit
"The best reference I could find as a student learning about networks."
--Joe Higgins, Southwest Memorial Hospital, Director of Education/Telemedicine
"I interface daily with network engineers. This encyclopedia has helped me 'keep pace' with the engineering units."
--Steve Goldman, Chief Technical Specialist, Empire Blue Cross and Blue Shield
On the value-packed CD-ROMComplete, fully searchable version of the book with thousands of hyperlinks to related topics in the book External hyperlinks to author-selected Web sites for further information Illustrations of complex networking topics
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