Local Area Networks

Local Area Networks

An Introduction to the Technology

1st Edition - March 15, 1985

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  • Author: John McNamara
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483297231

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This concise book provides an objective introduction to local area networks - how they work, what they do, and how you can benefit from them. It outlines the pros and cons of the most common configurations so you can evaluate them in light of your own needs. You'll also learn about network software, with special emphasis on the ISO layered model of communications protocols.


Those intereted in basics of LANS, Data communications

Table of Contents

  • 1 Introduction

    2 Topologies and Access Methods

    3 PBXs

    4 Media

    5 Physical Considerations

    6 How Things Work

    7 Operations and Maintenance

    8 Protocols

    9 Servers

    10 Extending Local Area Networks

    11 Administrative Considerations for Large Networks

    12 Standards



Product details

  • No. of pages: 165
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Digital Press 1985
  • Published: March 15, 1985
  • Imprint: Digital Press
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483297231

About the Author

John McNamara

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data communication consultant

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