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Business Data Communications

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9780470483367

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0470483369
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Pub. Date:
1/1/2011
Publisher(s):
Wiley
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Summary

Unlike other books in the field, Business Data Communications provides IT specialists with a very focused approach that shows how the concepts are relevant to their work. Unique content is presented on topics ranging from multiplexing, signaling, CRC, and CIDR to supporting technologies, subnetting, and 802.11n and 802.16. Numerous lab exercises are integrated throughout the pages to demonstrate how the material is applied. It also includes a companion Web site that enhances each chapter with relevant, easy-to-read research articles that IT specialists will appreciate.

Table of Contents

Introduction and layering
Professional implications
Business implications of networks
Technology milestones
Packetization
Layering
TCP/ IP model
OSI model
Principles of Internet protocols
Physical layer
Functions of the physical layer
Physical media and their properties
Signals and their properties
Multiplexing
Importance of binary signals
Binary counting
Signal representation of data
Data Link Layer
Ethernet overview
CSMA/ CD
Error detection and correction
Ethernet frame structure
Switches
Network Layer
Functions of network layer
Internet protocol (IP)
IP Header
IP Addresses
Binary numbers
CIDR notation
Transport Layer
Need for TCP
TCP functions
Segmentation
Reliability
Flow-control
Multiplexing
Connection establishment
TCP Header
UDP
Applications
Overview of the application layer
Overview of the Web
Overview of E-mail
Overview of FTP
Overview of SSH
Overview of IM
Support services
DHCP
Network address translation
Address resolution protocol
Domain Name System
Home networking
Subnetting
Routing
Routing
Route aggregation
WAN technologies
Virtual circuits
T carriers
Frame relay
ATM
MPLS
Wireless networks
Business role of wireless LANS (WLANs)
ISM frequency bands
802.11 - a/b/g/n - Wi-Fi
802.15 - Bluetooth Personal area networks
802.16 - WiMax
Telephony and cell phones
Circuit switching
Telephone network operation
Cell phone networks - 1G - 3G
CDMA
Network security
Common security concerns
Definition
Inbound security
Firewalls
DMZs
Authentication and authorization
Patching
Outbound security
Encryption, including TLS, WEP, WPA
Standards and legal issues
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