9781587201998

Cisco Networking Simplified

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    9781587201998

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    1587201992

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2007-12-18
  • Publisher: Cisco Press
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Summary

A four-colour illustrated look at the systems that make up today's networks for both the IT professional and novice, updated with new topics.

Author Biography

Jim Doherty is the Chief Marketing Officer at CipherOptics. Before joining the CipherOptics team, he held leadership positions with Symbol Technologies and Cisco Systems. He has more than 16 years of technical marketing and engineering experience and has led various marketing campaigns for IP telephony, routing and switching solutions, and network security solutions. He is the coauthor of the Networking Simplifiedseries, published by Cisco Press. He is a former Marine Corps sergeant. He holds a B.S. in electrical engineering from North Carolina State University and an MBA from Duke University.

 

Neil Anderson is the Senior Manager of Technology Systems Engineering with Cisco Systems. He has more than 20 years of broad engineering experience, including public telephone systems, mobile phone systems, Internet, and home networking. At Cisco, his focus is on business networks in the areas of network architecture, wireless, security, unified communications, and emerging technologies. He is the coauthor of the Networking Simplified series, published by Cisco Press. He holds a B.S. in computer science.

 

Table of Contents

Introduction
Networking Fundamentals How Computers Communicate
The OSI Model
Open Versus Proprietary Systems
Seven Layers
At-a-Glance: OSI Model
Internet Infrastructure: How It All Connects TCP/IP and IP Addressing
Computers Speaking the Same Language
What Is an Address?
Dynamically Allocated IP Addresses
Domain Names and Relationship to IP Addresses
Matching Domain Names to IP Addresses
At-a-Glance: TCP/IP
At-a-Glance: IP Addressing
At-a-Glance: IPv6
NAT and PAT Internet Applications
The Internet and Its Applications
E-Mail
Web Browsing
E-Mail
Peer-to-Peer Sharing
Networking Infrastructure Ethernet
History of Ethernet
What Is Ethernet?
Evolution of Ethernet
At-a-Glance: Ethernet
Reducing Collisions on Ethernet LAN Switching
Fast Computers Need Faster Networks
Switching Basics: It s a Bridge
Switching Ethernets
Switches Take Over the World
At-a-Glance: Switching Spanning Tree
Network Loops
Sometimes, the Earth Is Flat
Preventing Network Loops
Spanning-Tree Fundamentals
At-a-Glance: Spanning Tree Routing
Routers
Routers Talk Among Themselves to Find Routes
Routers Route Packets
Routers Bridge and Switches Route
At-a-Glance: Routing
Routing and Switching
Network Design Campus Networks and Hierarchical Design
Building Networks for Ease of Use
At-a-Glance: Hierarchical Campus Design WAN Network Design
Moving Traffic Across the Street and the World
WAN Services
Integrated Services Digital Network
Frame Relay
ATM
MPLS
Broadband
Virtual Private Networks (VPN)
WAN Devices
At-a-Glance: Frame Relay
At-a-Glance: Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM)
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS) Services
At-a-Glance: MPLS
MPLS Traffic Separation Broadband Technologies
Always-on Access
Broadband Technology Evolution
At-a-Glance: ISDN
At-a-Glance: Broadband Virtual Private Networks
Secure Networking Over the Internet
At-a-Glance: VPNs
Establishing a VPN Connection
At-a-Glance: Encryption
Client Authentication Optical Technologies
LANs, WANs and Now MANs
SONET, DWDM, and DPT
At-a-Glance: Metro Optical Branch Office Network Designs
Distributed Workforce
Distributed Office Challenges
At-a-Glance: Branch Office Design
Network Availability High Availability
At-a-Glance: High Availability Control Plane
When Good Networks Go Bad
Control Plane Protection
At-a-Glance: Control Plane Protection Quality of Service and Network Availability
Quality of Service as Network Protection?
Scavenger QoS
At-a-Glance: QoS for Network Resiliency Disaster Recovery
What Happens When the Network Stops Working
DR Planning
Resiliency and Backup Services
Preparedness Testing
At-a-Glance: Disaster Recovery: Business Continuance
Disaster Recovery Network Management
Keeping the Network Alive from Afar
Network Documentation: A Must-Have
Network-Management Protocols
Troubleshooting Tools
At-a-Glance: Network Management
Network Management
Securing the Network Network Security
Identity
Perimeter Security
Data Privacy
Security Monitoring
Policy Enforcement
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