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High-Speed Cisco Networks

Planning, Design, and Implementation, 1st Edition

By John R. Vacca

Auerbach Publications

712 pages | 132 B/W Illus.

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Cisco's routers, hubs, and switches are the core of both the Internet and today's high-speed networks. To make sure you design the right high-speed network for your needs, you need High-Speed Cisco Networks. This book shows you how to:

  • Sell advanced LAN/WAN technology and its benefits to upper management

  • Make your department more productive using this technology

  • Use advanced LAN/WAN technology in your organization

  • Bring together an effective team to put advanced LAN/WAN technology to work

  • Choose LAN/WAN hardware and software to best fit your needs and communications options to best suit your application

  • Make advanced LAN/WAN technology successful in your organization and online

  • Interface with management and users to develop workable systems

  • Evaluate LAN/WAN software and the capability it offers for network application development

  • Integrate remote data with data in the office

    High-Speed Cisco Networks lays out Cisco's complete line of products and describes the features and the best applications of each. Vacca provides exhausting, critical details on routers and servers, switches and hubs, security products, network management tools, ATM products, other services and programs, and Internetwork Operating Systems (IOS). Armed with this independent evaluation, you can use the rest of the book to design with confidence high-speed networks that both meet your current needs and scale to your future requirements.

  • Table of Contents

    HIGH-SPEED LAN/WAN CRITICAL BUSINESS ISSUES

    Identifying the Advantages and Benefits of High-Speed LAN/WAN Technology

    The Process oF Making Sound Business Decisions on the Purchase of High-Speed LAN/WANs

    Identifying Critical Needs: High-Speed LAN/WAN Technology Trends and How They Impact Today's Choices

    HIGH-SPEED LAN/WAN OVERVIEW

    High-Speed LAN/WAN Fundamentals

    Communications Across High-Speed LAN/WANs

    The Importance High-Speed LAN/WAN Cabling Systems

    Major LAN/WAN Standards

    Switching Techniques in High-Speed LAN/WANs

    PLANNING FOR HIGH-SPEED LAN/WAN SYSTEMS

    Developing a High-Speed LAN/WAN Plan with Cisco Technology

    High-Speed LAN/WAN Cost Justification and Consideration

    Selection and Procurement of a High-Speed LAN/WAN

    Implementing a High-Speed LAN/WAN Technology Plan

    Enterprise High-Speed LAN/WAN Cisco Internetworking Technology

    DESIGNING HIGH-SPEED LAN/WAN SYSTEMS

    High-Speed LAN/WAN Design Issues

    High-Speed LAN/WAN Design Tools

    Designing the Enterprise High-Speed LAN/WAN Internetwork

    High-Speed LAN/WAN Protocol Suites

    Multiprotocol High-Speed LAN/WANs

    INSTALLING HIGH-SPEED LAN/WAN SYSTEMS

    High-Speed LAN/WAN Installation and Operation

    High-Speed LAN/WAN Testing Techniques

    High-Speed LAN/WAN Data Compression

    MAINTAINING HIGH-SPEED LAN/WAN SYSTEMS

    Configuring High-Speed LAN/WAN Interfaces

    Certification of High-Speed LAN/WAN System Performance

    FUTURE DIRECTIONS

    High-Speed, LAN/WAN Internetworking Applications

    Summary, Conclusion, and Recommendations

    APPENDIXES

    Glossary

    LAN/WAN Interface Configuration Task List

    LAN Interface Configuration Examples

    WAN Interface Configuration Examples

    List WAN Application Design Tools

    Subject Categories

    BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
    COM043000
    COMPUTERS / Networking / General