Wednesday, July 30, 2008


Author: Neil Anderson, Paul L. Della Maggiora and Jim Doherty
Paperback: 432 pages
Publisher: Cisco Press; 2 edition (January 19, 2008)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1587201992
ISBN-13: 978-1587201998
Format: pdf
Now 100 percent updated for the latest technologies, this is today’s easiest, most visual guide to Cisco® networking. Even if you’ve never set up or managed a network, Cisco Networking Simplified, Second Edition, helps you quickly master the concepts you need to understand. Its full-color diagrams and clear explanations give you the big picture: how each important networking technology works, what it can do for you, and how they all fit together. The authors illuminate networking from the smallest LANs to the largest enterprise infrastructures, offering practical introductions to key issues ranging from security to availability, mobility to virtualization.
What you always wanted to know about networking but were afraid to ask!
How networks and the Internet work
How to build coherent, cost-effective network infrastructures
How to design networks for maximum reliability and availability
What you need to know about data center and application networking
How to secure networks against today’s threats and attacks
How to take advantage of the latest mobility technologies
How virtualizing networks can help businesses leverage their network investments even further
How to combine messaging, calendaring, telephony, audio, video, and web conferencing into a unified communications architecture