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CCNA INTRO: Introduction to Cisco Networking Technologies Study Guide: Exam 640-821

ISBN: 978-0-470-10891-8
600 pages
January 2007
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Take your first step to CCNA certification

From bestselling author Todd Lammle comes the most up-to-date book on CCNA exam 640-821, the first exam in Cisco's popular two-exam Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) certification track. Understand networking for the small or home office market, prepare for the exam, and acquire the skills you need with this comprehensive guide. Inside you'll find:

Complete coverage of all exam objectives in a systematic approach, so you can be confident you're getting the instruction you need

Practical hands-on exercises to reinforce critical skills

Real-world scenarios that show you life beyond the classroom and put what you've learned in the context of actual job roles

Challenging review questions in each chapter to prepare you for exam day

Exam Essentials, a key feature at the end of each chapter that identifies critical areas you must become proficient in before taking exam 640-821

A handy tear card that maps every official exam objective to the corresponding chapter in the book, so you can track your exam prep objective by objective

Look inside for complete coverage of all exam objectives.

Featured on the CD

Test your knowledge with advanced testing software. Includes all chapter review questions and bonus exams.

Reinforce your understanding with flashcards that can run on your PC, Pocket PC, or Palm handheld.

Also on CD, you'll find preview editions of the CCNA Video Series and the CCNA Audio Series from author Todd Lammle, as well as the entire book in searchable and printable PDF. Study anywhere, any time, and approach the exam with confidence.
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Table of Contents


Assessment Test.

Chapter 1: Internetworking.

Chapter 2: Internet Protocols.

Chapter 3: IP Subnetting and Variable Length Subnet Masks (VLSMs) and Troubleshooting IP.

Chapter 4: Introduction to the Cisco IOS.

Chapter 5: IP Routing.

Chapter 6: Dynamic Routing Protocols.

Chapter 7: Layer 2 Switching.

Chapter 8: Managing a Cisco Internetwork.

Chapter 9: Wide Area Networking Protocols.



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Author Information

Todd Lammle, CCSI, CCNA/CCNP/CCSP, MCSE, CEH/CHFI, FCC RF Licensed, is the authority on Cisco Certification internetworking. He is a world-renowned author, speaker, trainer, and consultant. Todd has over 25 years of experience working with LANs, WANs, and large Wireless networks. He is president of GlobalNet Training, Inc, a network integration and training firm based in Dallas. You can reach Todd through his forum at www.lammle.com.
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New to This Edition

  • Written by Leading Authority Todd Lammle--Author, speaker, and trainer, Lammle has been chosen Best Study Guide author 3 out of 4 years by CertCities.com readers.
  • Prepares students for the CCNA exam with expert coverage of the key exam objectives. 
  • Key Features include: Chapter-opening objectives, End-of Chapter Questions, a CD that includes bonus exams and student tutorials.
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