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Business Data Communications

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Edition:
4th
ISBN13:

9780130882639

ISBN10:
0130882631
Format:
Hardcover
Pub. Date:
1/1/2001
Publisher(s):
PRENTICE HALL
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Summary

This book offers more in-depth coverage that other business data communications texts by integrating numerous real world case studies and comprehensive charts and graphics.

FEATURES and BENEFITS:

  • Comprehensive coverage of the Internet and World Wide Web
    • Students learn the mechanisms and capabilities of these integral technologies.
  • Detailed examination of intranets, extranets, and client/server computing
    • Coverage of the newest and most important technology for corporate data communications.
  • In depth discussion of all networking technologies, including LANs and WANs
    • Enables students to compare and evaluate competing approaches to make sound business decisions.
  • Complete survey of network security and network management
    • Students learn the requirements and design issues involved in managing and safeguarding distributed systems.
  • Solid coverage of TCP/IP
    • TCP/IP set of protocols form the foundation for all data networking.

Table of Contents

Preface vii
Introduction
1(16)
Information and Communication
2(1)
The Manager's Dilemma
2(1)
The Nature of Business Information Requirements
3(1)
Distributed Data Processing
4(1)
The Transmission of Information
5(2)
Networks
7(1)
Communications Software
8(2)
Management Issues
10(2)
Standards
12(1)
Internet Resources
12(1)
Useful Publications
13(4)
PART 1 REQUIREMENTS 17(46)
Business Information
19(20)
Audio
21(2)
Data
23(3)
Image
26(3)
Video
29(2)
Response Time
31(4)
Summary
35(1)
Recommended Reading
36(3)
Distributed Data Processing
39(24)
Centralized Versus Distributed Processing
40(11)
Forms of Distributed Data Processing
51(2)
Distributed Data
53(5)
Networking Implications of DDP
58(2)
Summary
60(1)
Recommended Reading
61(2)
PART 2 TCP/IP AND THE INTERNET 63(70)
TCP/IP and OSI
65(34)
A Simple Protocol Architecture
66(8)
The TCP/IP Protocol Architecture
74(8)
Internetworking
82(6)
TCP and IP Details
88(3)
The OSI Protocol Architecture
91(5)
Summary
96(1)
Recommended Reading and Web Sites
97(2)
The Internet: Addressing and Services
99(34)
The Internet
100(8)
Internet Addressing
108(5)
Quality of Service
113(6)
Integrated Services
119(5)
Differentiated Services
124(6)
Summary
130(1)
Recommended Reading
130(3)
PART 3 DATA COMMUNICATIONS 133(132)
Data Transmission
135(20)
Signals for Conveying Information
136(10)
Transmission Impairments and Channel Capacity
146(6)
Summary
152(1)
Recommended Reading
153(2)
Transmission Media
155(22)
Guided Transmission Media
157(10)
Wireless Transmission
167(8)
Summary
175(1)
Recommended Reading and Web Sites
175(2)
Data Communication Fundamentals
177(30)
Analog and Digital Data Communication
178(5)
Data Encoding Techniques
183(10)
Asynchronous and Synchronous Transmission
193(3)
Interfacing
196(7)
Summary
203(1)
Recommended Reading and Web Sites
203(4)
Data Link Control
207(22)
Flow Control
208(5)
Error Detection
213(2)
Error Correction
215(4)
Data Link Control Protocols
219(7)
Summary
226(3)
Transmission Efficiency
229(36)
The Need for Transmission Efficiency
230(5)
Frequency-Division Multiplexing
235(7)
Synchronous Time-Division Multiplexing
242(5)
Statistical Time-Division Multiplexing
247(6)
Data Compression
253(7)
Summary
260(1)
Recommended Reading and Web Sites
261(4)
PART 4 NETWORKING 265(172)
Approaches to Networking
267(42)
LANs, MANs, and WANs
268(3)
Switching Techniques
271(1)
Circuit-Switching Networks
272(11)
ISDN
283(5)
Packet-Switching Networks
288(7)
X.25
295(2)
Traditional Wide Area Network Alternatives
297(6)
Case Study: Staten Island University Hospital
303(2)
Summary
305(1)
Recommended Reading and Web Site
305(4)
Wide Area Networks
309(30)
Wide Area Networking Alternatives
310(6)
Frame Relay
316(8)
Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM)
324(8)
Case Study: Olsten Staffing Services
332(2)
Case Study: Florida Power and Light
334(2)
Summary
336(1)
Recommended Reading and Web Sites
336(3)
Wireless Networks
339(28)
Mobile Telephony
340(1)
Advanced Mobile Phone Service
341(5)
Global System for Mobile Communications
346(2)
Multiple Access
348(4)
Third-Generation Wireless Communication
352(5)
Satellite Communication
357(3)
Iridium: A Third-Generation Satellite System
360(2)
Case Study: Alohanet
362(2)
Recommended Reading and Web Sites
364(3)
Local Area Network Technology
367(34)
Background
368(5)
Lan Configuration
373(2)
Topologies and Transmission Media
375(9)
Lan Standards
384(5)
Bridges
389(2)
Layer 2 and Layer 3 Switches
391(5)
Summary
396(1)
Recommended Reading and Web Site
397(4)
LAN Systems
401(36)
The Emergence of High-Speed LANs
402(2)
Ethernet
404(8)
Token Ring
412(3)
Fibre Channel
415(5)
Wireless LANs
420(7)
Case Study: Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum
427(3)
Case Study: Levi Strauss
430(3)
Summary
433(1)
Recommended Reading and Web Sites
433(4)
PART 5 APPLICATIONS 437(68)
Distributed Applications
439(30)
Electronic Mail
440(15)
Electronic Data Interchange
455(8)
Enterprise Application Integration
463(3)
Summary
466(1)
Recommended Reading and Web Sites
467(2)
Client/Server and Intranet Computing
469(36)
The Growth of Client/Server Computing
470(6)
Client/Server Applications
476(6)
Middleware
482(9)
Intranets
491(4)
Extranets
495(3)
Case Study: Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources
498(2)
Case Study: ING Life
500(2)
Summary
502(1)
Recommended Reading and Web Site
502(3)
PART 6 MANAGEMENT ISSUES 505(106)
Doing Business on the Internet
507(28)
Secure Socket Layer and Transport Layer Security
508(2)
Electronic Payment Systems
510(10)
Electronic Commerce Infrastructure
520(6)
Case Study: Florida Department of Management Services
526(4)
Case Study: Archstone Communities
530(2)
Recommended Reading and Web Sites
532(3)
Network Management
535(36)
Network Management Requirements
536(4)
Network Management Systems
540(8)
Technical Control
548(3)
Performance Monitoring
551(5)
Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP)
556(11)
Summary
567(1)
Recommended Reading and Web Sites
567(4)
Network Security
571(40)
Security Threats
573(5)
Encryption Methods
578(7)
Encryption Management
585(4)
Digital Signatures
589(5)
Web Security
594(3)
Virtual Private Networks and IPSec
597(7)
Case Study: The Hacker in All of Us
604(4)
Summary
608(1)
Recommended Reading and Web Sites
609(2)
Appendix A Standards and Standards-Setting Organizations 611(8)
A.1 The Importance of Standards
611(1)
A.2 Standards and Regulation
612(1)
A.3 Standards-Setting Organizations
613(6)
Appendix B Systems Network Architecture 619(6)
B.1 Network Architecture
620(5)
Glossary 625(14)
References 639(6)
Index 645


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