LAN Switching first-step

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LAN Switching first-step
By Matthew J. Castelli
Publisher: Cisco Press
Pub Date: July 08, 2004
ISBN: 1-58720-100-3
Pages: 408

Your first step into the world of LAN switching

  • No LAN switching experience required

  • Includes clear and easily understood explanations

  • Makes learning easy

Your first step to LAN switching begins here!

  • Learn local-area network (LAN) key concepts and terminology

  • Identify key issues involved with designing and managing a switched LAN

  • Answer the question: do I need a hub, a bridge, or a switch?

Welcome to the world of LAN switching!

Network switches work by connecting network paths together and making intelligent decisions about moving traffic in a network. By keeping track of changes in the network, switches reduce congestion and improve speed.

No LAN switching experience needed!

>LAN Switching First-Step> explains the basics of LAN switching in easy-to-grasp language that all of us can understand. This book takes you on a guided tour of the key concepts behind how bridges and switches work. Whether you are looking to take your first step into a career in networking or are interested in just gaining a conversational knowledge of the technology, this book is for you!