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Knowing how to install, configure, and troubleshoot a computer network is a highly marketable and exciting skill. This book first introduces the fundamental building blocks that form a modern network, such as protocols, topologies, hardware, and network operating systems. It then provides in-depth coverage of the most important concepts in contemporary networking, such as TCP/IP, Ethernet, wireless transmission, and security. After reading the book and completing the end-of-chapter exercises, you will be prepared to select the best network design, hardware, and software for your environment. You will also have the skills to build a network from scratch and maintain, upgrade, and troubleshoot an existing network. Finally, you will be well prepared to pass CompTIAís (the Computing Technology Industry Associationís) Network+ certification exam. This book explains concepts logically and in a clear, approachable style. In addition, concepts are reinforced by real-world examples of networking issues from a professionalís standpoint. Each chapter opens with an On the Job story from a network engineer. These real-world examples, along with Hands-on Projects and Case Projects in each chapter, make this book a practical learning tool. The numerous tables and illustrations, along with the glossaries, appendices, and study questions make the book a valuable reference for any networking professional
Table of Contents
|An Introduction to Networking|
|Networking Standards and the OSI Model|
|Transmission Basics and Networking Media|
|Introduction to TCP/IP|
|Topologies and Ethernet Standards|
|WANs and Remote Connectivity|
|Network Operating Systems|
|In-Depth TCP/IP Networking|
|Voice, Video, and Data Convergence|
|Troubleshooting Network Problems|
|Ensuring Integrity and Availability|
|Network+ Examination Objectives|
|Network+ Practice Exam|
|Visual Guide to Connectors|
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