Acclaimed for its accuracy, cutting-edge orientation and clarity of presentation, this best-selling text in its new edition is better still. It covers everything MIS professionals need to know about data communications and networks - from hardware and network design to security and LANs.
A text combining fundamental concepts of data communications and networking with practical applications, highlighting management and technical issues. Coverage includes telephone communications hardware; data transmission; LANs and WANs; backbone networks; security; and Novell Netware, with chapter questions and problems and a cumulative case study. This fifth edition reflects new technologies, and includes chapter objectives and summaries, and management and technology focus boxes, plus new material on management issues such as selecting equipment and managing networks. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.