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Applied Data Communications: A Business-Oriented Approach, 4th Edition

ISBN: 978-0-471-34640-1
608 pages
January 2004, ©2004
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This book provides frameworks and methodology for solving problems as technology continues to advance. A "top-down" approach is used, starting with the overall business problem, and then showing how technology can solve the problem. This book goes into depth in describing the technology and is very "hands-on" and current. It is designed for the IT employees who actually build networks and not the managers who merely oversee
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PART 1: DATA COMMUNICATION FUNDAMENTALS.

Chapter 1. The Data Communications Industry.

Chapter 2. Data Communications Concepts.

Chapter 3. Basic Data Communication Technology.

PART 2: NETWORK TRANSMISSION TECHNOLOGIES.

Chapter 4. Local Area Networks.

Chapter 5. Voice Communication Concepts and Technology.

Chapter 6. Wide Area Networking Concepts, Architectures, and Services.

PART 3: NETWORK PROTOCOLS AND ADMINISTRATION.

Chapter 7. Local Area Network Communications Protocols.

Chapter 8. Advanced TCP/IP Network Design.

Chapter 9. Local Area Network Operating Systems and Remote Access.

PART 4: NETWORK DEVELOPMENT AND MANAGEMENT.

Chapter 10. The Network Development Life Cycle.

Chapter 11. Network Management.

Chapter 12. Network Security.

Glossary.

Index.

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Phillip T. Rawles, Principal Author

Phillip T. Rawles is an associate professor of Computer Information Systems and Technology for Telecommunications and Networking in the Nationally prominent Department of computer technology at Purdue University. Professor Rawles has won various student- and faculty-selected teaching awards for his performance in the classroom and for his work in developing and delivering courses in local area networking, systems administration, enterprise network management, and enterprise network design.

Professor Rawles is also the author  of Local Area Networks: A Business-Oriented Approach; 2nd ed. (2002) and Client/Server Information Systems: A Business-Oriented Approach. Professor Rawles has active research and consulting practices.

James E. Goldman

James E. Goldman is professor of Computer Information Systems and Associate Department Head for Telecommunications and Networking in the Nationally Prominent Department of Computer Technology at Purdue University. An award-winning teacher, in 1999  Professor Goldman was named as a University Faulty Scholar at Purdue.

Professor Goldman is also the author of Local Area Networks: A Business-Oriented Approach; 2nd ed. (2000) and Client/Server Information Systems: A Business-Oriented Approach. Professor Goldman maintains an active consulting practice.

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