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Business Data Communications

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Edition:
6th
ISBN13:

9780131442573

ISBN10:
0131442570
Format:
Hardcover
Pub. Date:
1/1/2009
Publisher(s):
Prentice Hall

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Summary

The fifth edition of this popular book presents the fundamental concepts of data communications, networking, distributed applications, and network management and security; and uses real world case studies to explicate business environment and business management and staff issues.Up-to-date coverage of key issues-the use of the Internet, intranets, and extranets support business objectives, LANs, WANs, high-speed networks, asychronous transfer mode (ATM) and TCP/IP.Accessible presentation for information systems managers, telecommunications managers, product marketing personnel, and system support specialists.

Table of Contents

Preface xiii
Chapter 1 Introduction 1(23)
1.1 Information and Communication
2(1)
1.2 Data Communications and Networking for Today's Enterprise
3(4)
1.3 The Nature of Business Information Requirements
7(2)
1.4 Distributed Data Processing
9(1)
1.5 The Internet and Distributed Applications
9(2)
1.6 Networks
11(5)
1.7 The Transmission of Information
16(2)
1.8 Management Issues
18(1)
1.9 Standards
19(1)
1.10 Internet Resources
19(1)
1.11 Useful Publications
20(2)
1.12 Review Questions
22(2)
Appendix 1A Prefixes for Numerical Units
22(2)
PART ONE REQUIREMENTS 24(50)
Chapter 2 Business Information
25(20)
2.1 Audio
27(1)
2.2 Data
28(2)
2.3 Image
30(3)
2.4 Video
33(1)
2.5 Performance Measures
34(6)
2.6 Summary
40(1)
2.7 Recommended Reading and Web Sites
41(1)
2.8 Key Terms, Review Questions, and Problems
41(4)
Chapter 3 Distributed Data Processing
45(29)
3.1 Centralized versus Distributed Processing
47(9)
3.2 Forms of Distributed Data Processing
56(2)
3.3 Distributed Data
58(5)
3.4 Networking Implications of DDP
63(2)
3.5 Summary
65(1)
3.6 Recommended Reading
65(3)
3.7 Key Terms, Review Questions, and Problems
68(3)
Case Study I MasterCard International
71(3)
PART TWO THE INTERNET AND DISTRIBUTED APPLICATIONS 74(162)
Chapter 4 Internet History and Architecture
76(21)
4.1 Internet History
77(6)
4.2 Internet Architecture
83(4)
4.3 Internet Domains
87(6)
4.4 Summary
93(1)
4.5 Recommended Reading and Web Sites
93(1)
4.6 Key Terms, Review Questions, and Problems
93(4)
Chapter 5 TCP/IP and OSI
97(43)
5.1 A Simple Protocol Architecture
99(7)
5.2 The TCP/IP Protocol Architecture
106(7)
5.3 Internetworking
113(3)
5.4 TCP and IP Details
116(6)
5.5 The OSI Protocol Architecture
122(5)
5.6 Summary
127(1)
5.7 Recommended Reading and Web Sites
127(1)
5.8 Key Terms, Review Questions, and Problems
128(12)
Appendix 5A The Trivial File Transfer Protocol
130(10)
Case Study II Florida Department of Management Services
Chapter 6 Internet-Based Applications
140(35)
6.1 Electronic Mail and SMTP
142(13)
6.2 Web Access and HTTP
155(5)
6.3 Internet Telephony and SIP
160(11)
6.4 Summary
171(1)
6.5 Recommended Reading and Web Sites
172(1)
6.6 Key Terms, Review Questions, and Problems
173(2)
Chapter 7 Client-Server and Intranet Computing
175(33)
7.1 The Growth of Client/Server Computing
176(4)
7.2 Client/Server Applications
180(6)
7.3 Middleware
186(7)
7.4 Intranets
193(4)
7.5 Extranets
197(4)
7.6 Summary
201(1)
7.7 Recommended Reading and Web Sites
201(1)
7.8 Key Terms, Review Questions, and Problems
202(3)
Case Study III ING Life
205(3)
Chapter 8 Internet Operation
208(28)
8.1 Internet Addressing
209(3)
8.2 Internet Routing Protocols
212(7)
8.3 The Need for Speed and Quality of Service
219(5)
8.4 Differentiated Services
224(8)
8.5 Summary
232(1)
8.6 Recommended Reading
233(1)
8.7 Key Terms, Review Questions, and Problems
234(2)
PART THREE LOCAL AREA NETWORKS 236(87)
Chapter 9 LAN Architecture and Protocols
238(28)
9.1 Background
239(4)
9.2 LAN Configuration
243(2)
9.3 Guided Transmission Media
245(9)
9.4 LAN Protocol Architecture
254(6)
9.5 Summary
260(1)
9.6 Recommended Reading and Web Sites
261(1)
9.7 Key Terms, Review Questions, and Problems
261(7)
Appendix 9A Decibels and Signal Strength
263(3)
Chapter 10 Ethernet and Fibre Channel
266(32)
10.1 The Emergence of High-Speed LANs
268(1)
10.2 Traditional Ethernet
269(4)
10.3 Bridges, Hubs, and Switches
273(6)
10.4 High-Speed Ethernet
279(6)
10.5 Fibre Channel
285(6)
10.6 Summary
291(1)
10.7 Recommended Reading and Web Sites
292(1)
10.8 Key Terms, Review Questions, and Problems
293(2)
Case Study IV Carlson Companies
295(3)
Chapter 11 Wireless LANs
298(25)
11.1 Overview
299(5)
11.2 IEEE 802.11 Wireless LAN Standard
304(6)
11.3 Bluetooth
310(7)
11.4 Summary
317(1)
11.5 Recommended Reading and Web Sites
317(1)
11.6 Key Terms, Review Questions, and Problems
318(2)
Case Study V St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital
320(3)
PART FOUR WIDE AREA NETWORKS 323(95)
Chapter 12 Circuit Switching and Packet Switching
325(29)
12.1 Switching Techniques
326(2)
12.2 Circuit-Switching Networks
328(7)
12.3 Packet-Switching Networks
335(5)
12.4 Traditional Wide Area Network Alternatives
340(8)
12.5 Summary
348(1)
12.6 Recommended Reading and Web Sites
348(1)
12.7 Key Terms, Review Questions, and Problems
349(2)
Case Study VI Staten Island University Hospital.
351(3)
Chapter 13 Frame Relay and ATM
354(32)
13.1 Wide Area Networking Alternatives
356(4)
13.2 Frame Relay
360(7)
13.3 Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM)
367(9)
13.4 Summary
376(1)
13.5 Recommended Reading and Web Sites
376(1)
13.6 Key Terms, Review Questions, and Problems
377(3)
Case Study VII Olsten Staffing Services
380(2)
Case Study VIII Guardian Life Insurance
382(4)
Chapter 14 Wireless WANs
386(32)
14.1 Cellular Wireless Networks
388(7)
14.2 Multiple Access
395(5)
14.3 Third-Generation Wireless Communication
400(3)
14.4 Satellite Communications
403(8)
14.5 Summary
411(1)
14.6 Recommended Reading and Web Sites
411(1)
14.7 Key Terms, Review Questions, and Problems
412(3)
Case Study IX Choice Hotels International
415(3)
PART FIVE DATA COMMUNICATIONS 418(78)
Chapter 15 Data Transmission
420(21)
15.1 Signals for Conveying Information
421(9)
15.2 Transmission Impairments and Channel Capacity
430(8)
15.3 Summary
438(1)
15.4 Recommended Reading
438(1)
15.5 Key Terms, Review Questions, and Problems
439(2)
Chapter 16 Data Communication Fundamentals
441(25)
16.1 Analog and Digital Data Communications
442(4)
16.2 Data Encoding Techniques
446(9)
16.3 Asynchronous and Synchronous Transmission
455(4)
16.4 Error Detection
459(3)
16.5 Summary
462(1)
16.6 Recommended Reading and Web Sites
463(1)
16.7 Key Terms, Review Questions, and Problems
463(3)
Chapter 17 Data Link Control and Multiplexing
466(30)
17.1 Flow Control and Error Control
468(2)
17.2 High-Level Data Link Control
470(5)
17.3 Motivation for Multiplexing
475(1)
17.4 Frequency Division Multiplexing
476(7)
17.5 Synchronous Time Division Multiplexing
483(7)
17.6 Summary
490(1)
17.7 Recommended Reading and Web Sites
490(1)
17.8 Key Terms, Review Questions, and Problems
491(2)
Case Study X Haukeland University Hospital
493(3)
PART SIX MANAGEMENT ISSUES 496(64)
Chapter 18 Network Security
498(41)
18.1 Security Requirements and Attacks
500(1)
18.2 Confidentiality with Symmetric Encryption
501(9)
18.3 Message Authentication and Hash Functions
510(5)
18.4 Public-Key Encryption and Digital Signatures
515(7)
18.5 Virtual Private Networks and IPSec
522(7)
18.6 Summary
529(1)
18.7 Recommended Reading and Web Sites
530(1)
18.8 Key Terms, Review Questions, and Problems
531(3)
Case Study XI The Hacker in All of Us
534(5)
Chapter 19 Network Management
539(21)
19.1 Network Management Requirements
541(3)
19.2 Network Management Systems
544(2)
19.3 Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP)
546(11)
19.4 Recommended Reading and Web Sites
557(1)
19.5 Key Terms, Review Questions, and Problems
558(2)
Glossary 560(7)
References 567(6)
Index 573


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