Fully explains and illustrates all commonly used network communication protocols, including TCP/IP, WAN, LAN technologies. Covers the latest and emerging technologies such as VOIP, SAN, MAN, VPN/Security, WLAN, VLAN and more. Addresses vendor specific technologies: Cisco, IBM, Novell, Sun, HP, Microsoft, Apple, etc. Reviews the ISO networking architecture and protocols. Covers SS7 protocols. Hundreds of illustrations of protocol formats and header structures. Hundreds of hyperlinks of references for further reading and studies. Comprehensive network protocol dictionary. "Must have" for IT/Networking professionals and students. It is formatted in the 8.5 in x 11in paper size and about 380 pages.
What's new in this version:
- 4th edition.