Latest edition of a textbook that covers voice and data communications and networking in the business environment. It includes detailed descriptions of the technical aspects of communications hardware and software choices, with an emphasis on network options and their uses. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.
Business-oriented, it teaches about building and using networks. The mathematics of data communications has been replaced with simple English descriptions and illustrations which show technical details or how a concept works. New to this edition: frame and cell relay, T-carriers, fast packet multiplexing, installing a LAN, digital channel banks and cross-connect switches, electronic data interchange (EDI) and much more. An extensive index makes it easy to locate anything. Also includes a copious amount of new illustrations and a running case study.