The local area network (LAN) has become a technology that everyone uses but few understand. If you're faced with using or managing a network, make sure you've got Understanding Local Area Networks, Fifth Edition.
This Sams favorite, completely revised for its fifth edition, provides a complete understanding of the theory behind the many network forms to data transmission methods. Learn operating principles, hardware configurations, software options, and management issues. This book also helps you gain an understanding of how to connect LANs to each other and to larger computers.
Get expert advice on how to choose and support a LAN, and discover why client/server computing changes the way you use LANs. And if you're a network administrator, this book dispenses the knowledge you need to decide if a LAN is right for your office. Quick quizzes and a complete glossary keep you on track as you come up to network speed.
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This book shows readers how LANs and their various hardware and software components actually work and helps network administrators decide whether or not a LAN is a viable option. - Provides a comprehensive, easy-to-understand presentation on local area networks
- Includes discussions about network architecture and transmission methods
- Update to the successful Understanding Local Area Networks, Fourth EditionReview:
Ideal introduction to networking technology! This bestseller has become a standard in the industry. Readers quickly discover which network operating system is right for them and why. "New edition improvements include discussion of peer-to-peer network market and products like LANtastic, NetWare Lite, and Windows for Workgroups. Also includes information on the latest release of Novell NetWare. End-of-chapter quizzes test understandin". Covers DOS, OS/2 & Macintosh -- Sams
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Book Description Sams, 1995. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0672308401