Handbook of Networking & Connectivity focuses on connectivity standards in use, including hardware and software options. The book serves as a guide for solving specific problems that arise in designing and maintaining organizational networks.
The selection first tackles open systems interconnection, guide to digital communications, and implementing TCP/IP in an SNA environment. Discussions focus on elimination of the SNA backbone, routing SNA over internets, connectionless versus connection-oriented networks, internet concepts, application program interfaces, basic principles of layering, protocols and services, application layer, and conformance testing. The book then takes a look at integrated services digital network, an overview of the synchronous optical network, and X.25 and worldwide networking.
The publication ponders on Metropolitan Area Networks (MAN), an overview of the switched multimegabit data service, and Ethernet/802.3 and Token Ring/802.5. Topics include Ethernet versus token ring, Ethernet/802.3, customer network management, MAN conception and technology, and SMDS specifications and sources and interface protocol.
The selection is a vital source of data for systems professionals and researchers interested in networking and connectivity.
You can read this item using any of the following Kobo apps and devices: