9780131564978

Business Driven Data Communications

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  • ISBN13:

    9780131564978

  • ISBN10:

    0131564978

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 12/31/2011
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
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Summary

A business-driven approach to understanding data communications. Explaining the why and how of data communications, Michael Gendron's new textbook, Business Driven Data Communications, takes a business-driven infrastructure design approachrather than solely focusing on a technical networking approach. Overall, this text presents technical material within the focus of business process support and infrastructure design.

Table of Contents

Unit 1: ICT Infrastructure Components; a Technical Overview

Chapter 1: ICT Infrastructure Introductory Concepts

Chapter 2: Building the Local Area Network Using Ethernet

Chapter 3: Extending the LAN through WAN Connections

Chapter 4: Wrapping up Service, User and Enterprise User Components

 

Unit 2: Additional ICT Concepts

Chapter 5: Obtaining Services Through Cloud Computing

Chapter 6: Security

                                            

Unit 3: Understanding the Business of Infrastructure Design

Chapter 7: Infrastructure and the Enterprise

Chapter 8: Business Processes

Chapter 9: Assessing the Business Value of ICT Resource Investments

 

Unit 4: Steps to the Strategic Alignment of IT

Chapter 10: Analyzing the Organization and its Environment

Chapter 11: Designing ICT: Documenting Process and Technology Recommendations

Chapter 12: Summarizing the Business Driven Infrastructure Design Cycle: Analysis, Design, Implementation and Post-Implementation

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