∗ numerous screen images showing examples of how equipment is configured and how equipment operates to interconnect LANs
∗ review of key networking concepts, covering the technological characteristics of LANs and WANs, standards organizations and the OSI reference model
∗ examination of the operation and utilization of different types of networks
∗ detailed coverage of routers and bridge routing methods
∗ guidance on gateway functions, methods and applications
∗ mathematical models to allow the reader to evaluate network performance
Written by an expert in the field of telecommunications, this text is essential reading for all practising telecommunications engineers and undergraduate students on communications courses. Those technical network practitioners and computer science students who require a comprehensive guide to internetworking will also find this book valuable.
Local Area Networks.
Local Area Networking.
Constructing Local Area Networks.
Wide Area Networks and Network Facilities.
Network Layer Operations.
Gateway Functions, Methods and Applications.
vLANs and Virtual Networking.