3rd Edition

The Network Manager's Handbook, Third Edition
1999

Edited By

John M. Lusa



ISBN 9780849398414
Published December 1, 1999 by Auerbach Publications
586 Pages

USD $190.00

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Book Description

The Network Manager's Handbook is a one-of-a-kind resource featuring critical network technology assessments and career development advice from some of the most highly respected consultants and network managers in the field. This answer-filled compendium provides a rich blend of precise knowledge and real-world experience, the result of many thousands of hours of actual hands-on work in the field. The book gives you proven, successful, economical solutions to real-world problems associated with the host of new network technologies.

Table of Contents

The Decision Framework
Managing the Enterprise Network Demands High Creativity and Sharp Intellectual Acuity, Thomas A. Browdy
An Enterprise Decision Framework for Information Systems Selection, Richard Lee

Maintaining a Quality Network
Delivering IS Service Quality, Jeffery M. Ferguson and Robert A. Zawacki
A Wide Range of Systems and Devices are Needed to Manage a Network, Hans Kruse
Enterprise Network Monitoring and Analysis in a Mission-Critical Environment, Colin Wynd
New Standards in Cables for the Premises Plant, Arlyn S. Powell, Jr.
Troubleshooting and Analyzing Network Problems, Greg Kilmartin
Designing a Network for Optimal Performance, Kevin M. Groom and Frank M. Groom
Using Intelligent Tools to Operate a Network Help Desk, Jeff C. Hafer

The Service Providers
Competition Makes Dealing with Carriers More Complex, Kimberly Russo
Competition is Dramatically Reshaping the Global Marketplace, Christopher S. Cleveland

The Internet
The Impact of the Internet on Enterprise Networks, Larry L. Learn
An Introduction to Internet Security and Firewall Policies, William Hugh Murray
Virtual Private Networks: Secure Remote Access Over the Internet, John R. Vacca

The Voice Network
The Voice Network: Still the Bedrock of the Wide Area Network, Bryan Pickett
Planning a Cutover to a New Voice System, Thomas Osha
Protecting the Telephone System Against Toll Fraud, Edwin L. Simonson and Brian McDaniel

The Network Technologies
Enterprise Managers Take Advantage of Emerging High-Bandwidth Networks, Kevin M. Groom and Frank M. Groom
Emerging Wireless Technologies for Corporate Networks, Steve Jones and Khari Mack
Telecommuting: Distributed Work Programs, Richard A. Bellaver
Improving Personal Communications with Video, Audio, and Multimedia Techniques, S. Ann Earon

Support for the Network Manager
Outsourcing IT Services, David Massey
Writing an Effective Request for Proposals, Douglas R. Ballou
Tapping the Experience Resources of Consultants, Michael G. Zivich
Budgeting in a Telecommunications Environment, Ron Kovac
Data Warehousing: Preparation for Knowledge Management, Richard A. Bellaver
The Art and Science of Project Management, Antoinette Z. Hubbard
Using Project Management to Become ISO 9000 Certified, Ralph L. Kliem

Educating the Network Manager
Booming Networking Market Seeks Entry-Level Professionals, John M. Lusa
Information Sources for Latest Networking Technology, John M. Lusa

Appendices
Selected Vendors and Manufacturers in the Networking and Communications Industries
Selected Periodicals in the Networking and Communications Industries
Glossary
Index

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