Data Communications Networking Devices Operation, Utilization and LAN and VAN Internetworking Fourth Edition Gilbert Held 4-Degree Consulting, Macon, Georgia, USA Data communications continue to grow enormously as a key part of telecommunications. Technological advances mean up-to-date information is essential. This fourth edition of the popular and authoritative text Data Communications Networking Devices examines the characteristics, operation and applications of the devices used to construct a data communications network. It enables readers to operate and utilize the networking devices used in the design, modification or optimization of a data communications network. Features include: Extensive coverage of the fundamental concepts of data communications New sections on ATM/broadband networking, LAN/WAN switches and new examples of network integration devices Examination of the specialized devices such as security devices, LZW compression and voice digitizers Discusses the different types of networks, network architecture and the flow of data between several networks Questions at the end of each chapter to assist understanding.
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