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Mobile Computing Deployment and Management: Real World Skills for CompTIA Mobility+ Certification and Beyond

ISBN: 978-1-118-82461-0
744 pages
February 2015
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Mobile computing skills are becoming standard in the IT industry

Mobile Computing Deployment and Management: Real World Skills for CompTIA Mobility+ Certification and Beyond is the ultimate reference for mobile computing. Certified Wireless Network Expert Robert J. Bartz guides IT and networking professionals through the fundamental and advanced concepts of mobile computing, providing the information and instruction necessary to get up to speed on current technology and best practices. The book maps to the CompTIA Mobility+ (MB0-001) exam, making it an ideal resource for those seeking this rewarding certification.

The mobile device has already overshadowed the PC as a primary means for Internet access for a large portion of the world's population, and by 2020, there will be an estimated 10 billion mobile devices worldwide. Mobile connectivity has become the new standard for business professionals, and when combined with cloud computing, it creates a world where instant access is the norm. To remain relevant, IT professionals must hone their mobile skills. The ability to manage, develop, and secure a mobile infrastructure is quickly becoming a key component to entering the IT industry, and professionals lacking those skills will be left behind. This book covers all aspects of mobile computing, including:

  • Radio frequency, antenna, and cellular technology
  • Physical and logical infrastructure technologies
  • Common mobile device policies and application management
  • Standards and certifications, and more

Each chapter includes hands-on exercises, real-world examples, and in-depth guidance from the perspective of a mobile computing expert. IT professionals looking to expand their capabilities need look no further than Mobile Computing Deployment and Management: Real World Skills for CompTIA Mobility+ Certification and Beyond for the most comprehensive approach to mobile computing on the market today.

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Table of Contents

Introduction xxvii

Chapter 1 Computer Network Types, Topologies, and the OSI 1

Chapter 2 Common Network Protocols and Ports 29

Chapter 3 Radio Frequency and Antenna Technology Fundamentals 75

Chapter 4 Standards and Certifications for Wireless Technology 145

Chapter 5 IEEE 802.11 Terminology and Technology 183

Chapter 6 Computer Network Infrastructure Devices 253

Chapter 7 Cellular Communication Technology 299

Chapter 8 Site Survey, Capacity Planning, and Wireless Design 319

Chapter 9 Understanding Network Traffic Flow and Control 409

Chapter 10 Introduction to Mobile Device Management 441

Chapter 11 Mobile Device Policy, Profiles, and Configuration 461

Chapter 13 Mobile Device Operation and Management Concepts 509

Chapter 14 Mobile Device Technology Advancements, Requirements, and Application Configuration 531

Chapter 15 Mobile Device Security Threats and Risks 559

Chapter 16 Device Authentication and Data Encryption 577

Chapter 17 Security Requirements, Monitoring, and Reporting 601

Chapter 18 Data Backup, Restore, and Disaster Recovery 625

Chapter 19 Mobile Device Problem Analysis and Troubleshooting 647

Appendix The CompTIA Mobility+ Certification Exam 669

Index 689

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Author Information

ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Robert J. Bartz, Mobility+, CWNE, and CWNT, is founder of Eight-O-Two Technology Solutions, a leading wireless training and consulting company. He has more than 23 years’ experience as a practitioner, mentor, and instructor, imparting a unique, enthusiastic blend of consulting and training experience to the classroom setting. He’s a graduate of California State University Long Beach, College of Engineering and has an extensive history as a technical specialist and trainer in the field of Information Technology, Wireless Networking and Mobile Computing.

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