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  • Book chapters // Oct 2007

    Master the fundamentals of audio and video conferencing over IP networks

    As voice over IP (VoIP) technology becomes mainstream, the conferencing and collaboration markets are following its lead. Enterprise networks are deploying new conferencing technology using IP networks, and Internet service providers (ISP) are hosting new services.Receive an overview of the various types of voice and video conferences along with the...

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  • Book chapters // Aug 2006

    CCNA 1 Labs and Study Guide: Networking Basics

    Boost your understanding of networking basics and prepare for CCNA 1 course assessments with this chapter from Networking Basics CCNA 1 Labs and Study Guide, the revised and only authorized labs and study guide for the Cisco Networking Academy Program CCNA 1 curriculum. In the study guide section, test...

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  • Book chapters // Aug 2006

    CCNA 2 Companion Guide: Introduction to WANs and Routers

    Boost your comprehension of the Cisco Networking Academy Program's CCNA 2 course material with this introduction to routers--what they are, what they are capable of doing, how to tell them specifically what to do, and how to find out if they are doing their job correctly. First, focus on...

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  • Book chapters // Jun 2006

    CCNA 1 companion guide: Networking basics

    This sample chapter from the only authorized companion guide for the Cisco Networking Academy Program introduces newcomers to the basic concepts and components of modern computer networks. The chapter covers the basics of the TCP/IP protocol suite, as well as some of the related binary, decimal, and hexadecimal math required...

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  • Book chapters // Dec 2005

    Create an efficient IP plan with variable-length subnet masking (VLSM)

    This sample chapter, taken from CCNA Portable Command Guide, teaches you the power of variable-length subnet masking (VLSM). Variable-length subnet masking (VLSM) is the more realistic way of subnetting a network to make for the most efficient use of all of the bits.This sample chapter, taken from CCNA Portable...

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  • Book chapters // Oct 2005

    Use syslog to monitor and troubleshooting Cisco devices

    This sample chapter, taken from Cisco Press' Network Administrators Survival Guide, presents an overview of the syslog protocol and shows you how to deploy an end-to-end syslog system. Learn about the syslog protocol and how to deploy a centralized logging facility to collect syslog messages from all the network...

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  • Book chapters // Jul 2005

    Design secure networks with these best practices

    At the beginning of any secure network design project, many best practices apply more or less uniformly to all areas of the design. This sample chapter, taken from Cisco Press' Network Security Architectures, covers those best practices in detail. After reading this chapter you'll understand the following:Physical security issuesLayer 2...

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  • Book chapters // Jun 2005

    Improve network performance with virtual LANs (VLANs)

    This sample chapter, taken from Cisco Press' CCNA Self-Study: Interconnecting Cisco Network Devices, 2nd Edition, shows you how virtual LANs (VLANs) improve network performance by controlling broadcasts. The chapter explains the following:How to identify and operate a VLANHow to configure a VLAN to improve network performanceThe switch's role in VLAN...

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  • Book chapters // Mar 2005

    Cisco CCNA Self-Study: Fundamentals of IP

    This book chapter, excerpted from Cisco Press' CCNA INTRO Exam Certification Guide (CCNA Self-Study, 640-821, 640-801), presents the core concepts behind OSI Layer 3. Because CCNA focuses on TCP/IP, the chapter also describes the main Layer 3 protocol used by TCP/IP?namely, the Internet Protocol (IP). This coverage includes IP addressing,...

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  • Book chapters // Mar 2005

    Cisco CCIE self-study: General networking theory flash cards

    This practical study aid, taken from Cisco Press' CCIE Routing and Switching Flash Cards and Exam Practice Pack (CCIE Self-Study), ensures you are prepared for questions in the Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE) written exam that deal with general networking theories. General networking theories include Open System Interconnection (OSI) models,...

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  • Book chapters // Dec 2005

    Create an efficient IP plan with variable-length subnet masking (VLSM)

    This sample chapter, taken from CCNA Portable Command Guide, teaches you the power of variable-length subnet masking (VLSM). Variable-length subnet masking (VLSM) is the more realistic way of subnetting a network to make for the most efficient use of all of the bits.This sample chapter, taken from CCNA Portable...

    Provided By Cisco Press

  • Book chapters // Mar 2005

    Cisco CCIE self-study: General networking theory flash cards

    This practical study aid, taken from Cisco Press' CCIE Routing and Switching Flash Cards and Exam Practice Pack (CCIE Self-Study), ensures you are prepared for questions in the Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE) written exam that deal with general networking theories. General networking theories include Open System Interconnection (OSI) models,...

    Provided By Cisco Press

  • Book chapters // Jun 2005

    Improve network performance with virtual LANs (VLANs)

    This sample chapter, taken from Cisco Press' CCNA Self-Study: Interconnecting Cisco Network Devices, 2nd Edition, shows you how virtual LANs (VLANs) improve network performance by controlling broadcasts. The chapter explains the following:How to identify and operate a VLANHow to configure a VLAN to improve network performanceThe switch's role in VLAN...

    Provided By Cisco Press

  • Book chapters // Oct 2005

    Use syslog to monitor and troubleshooting Cisco devices

    This sample chapter, taken from Cisco Press' Network Administrators Survival Guide, presents an overview of the syslog protocol and shows you how to deploy an end-to-end syslog system. Learn about the syslog protocol and how to deploy a centralized logging facility to collect syslog messages from all the network...

    Provided By Cisco Press

  • Book chapters // Jul 2005

    Design secure networks with these best practices

    At the beginning of any secure network design project, many best practices apply more or less uniformly to all areas of the design. This sample chapter, taken from Cisco Press' Network Security Architectures, covers those best practices in detail. After reading this chapter you'll understand the following:Physical security issuesLayer 2...

    Provided By Cisco Press

  • Book chapters // Mar 2005

    Cisco CCNA Self-Study: Fundamentals of IP

    This book chapter, excerpted from Cisco Press' CCNA INTRO Exam Certification Guide (CCNA Self-Study, 640-821, 640-801), presents the core concepts behind OSI Layer 3. Because CCNA focuses on TCP/IP, the chapter also describes the main Layer 3 protocol used by TCP/IP?namely, the Internet Protocol (IP). This coverage includes IP addressing,...

    Provided By Cisco Press

  • Book chapters // Jun 2006

    CCNA 1 companion guide: Networking basics

    This sample chapter from the only authorized companion guide for the Cisco Networking Academy Program introduces newcomers to the basic concepts and components of modern computer networks. The chapter covers the basics of the TCP/IP protocol suite, as well as some of the related binary, decimal, and hexadecimal math required...

    Provided By Cisco Press

  • Book chapters // Aug 2006

    CCNA 2 Companion Guide: Introduction to WANs and Routers

    Boost your comprehension of the Cisco Networking Academy Program's CCNA 2 course material with this introduction to routers--what they are, what they are capable of doing, how to tell them specifically what to do, and how to find out if they are doing their job correctly. First, focus on...

    Provided By Cisco Press

  • Book chapters // Aug 2006

    CCNA 1 Labs and Study Guide: Networking Basics

    Boost your understanding of networking basics and prepare for CCNA 1 course assessments with this chapter from Networking Basics CCNA 1 Labs and Study Guide, the revised and only authorized labs and study guide for the Cisco Networking Academy Program CCNA 1 curriculum. In the study guide section, test...

    Provided By Cisco Press

  • Book chapters // Oct 2007

    Master the fundamentals of audio and video conferencing over IP networks

    As voice over IP (VoIP) technology becomes mainstream, the conferencing and collaboration markets are following its lead. Enterprise networks are deploying new conferencing technology using IP networks, and Internet service providers (ISP) are hosting new services.Receive an overview of the various types of voice and video conferences along with the...

    Provided By Cisco Press