Business Data Communications And Networking – Jerry Fitzgerald, Alan Dennis, Alexandra Durcikova – 11th Edition

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The 11th edition of FitzGerald and Dennis’ Business Data Communications and Networking focuses on more comprehensive updating; as well as more hands-on and applied exercises. The new edition has more in-depth coverage of routing; revisions and updates on wireless; additional cases for team-based learning; and more hands-on lab exercises. In general; this text has more details in many chapters; specific updates; and updated illustrations.

Rapidly evolving data communications and networking technology are shaping the future of the business world; creating new challenges for both business students and the instructors who must prepare them for the future careers.

In order to provide the most relevant; hands-on learning toll currently available; the latest edition of Business Data Communications and Networking has been thoroughly update and revised; reflecting the input of users of this textbook worldwide. While retaining the balanced coverage of the technical and aspects of data communications that has made previous editions so popular; the edition features a wealth of cutting-edge and new applied exercises designed to help students succeed in an ever-changing field.

Highlights of the 11th Edition include:
coverage of wireless and wired LANs into one chapter
– New streamlined and user-friendly format that reflects only current
– Expanded labs and real-world activities to reinforce key concepts and illustrate the practical uses of technology
– Updated coverage on routing; Ethernet and IP services

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  • Part One: INTRODUCTION
    CHAPTER 1: INTRODUCTION TO DATA COMMUNICATIONS
    1.1 INTRODUCTION
    1.2 DATA COMMUNICATIONS NETWORKS
    1.3 NETWORK MODELS
    1.4 NETWORK STANDARDS
    1.5 FUTURE TRENDS
    1.6 IMPLICATIONS FOR MANAGEMENT
    SUMMARY
    KEY TERMS
    QUESTIONS
    EXERCISES
    HANDS-ON ACTIVITY 1A
    HANDS-ON ACTIVITY 1B

    Part Two: FUNDAMENTAL CONCEPTS
    CHAPTER 2: APPLICATION LAYER
    2.1 INTRODUCTION
    2.2 APPLICATION ARCHITECTURES
    2.3 WORLD WIDE WEB
    2.4 ELECTRONIC MAIL
    2.5 OTHER APPLICATIONS
    2.6 IMPLICATIONS FOR MANAGEMENT
    SUMMARY
    KEY TERMS
    QUESTIONS
    EXERCISES
    HANDS-ON ACTIVITY 2A
    HANDS-ON ACTIVITY 2B
    HANDS-ON ACTIVITY 2C

    CHAPTER 3: PHYSICAL LAYER
    3.1 INTRODUCTION
    3.2 CIRCUITS
    3.3 COMMUNICATION MEDIA
    3.4 DIGITAL TRANSMISSION OF DIGITAL DATA
    3.5 ANALOG TRANSMISSION OF DIGITAL DATA
    3.6 DIGITAL TRANSMISSION OF ANALOG DATA
    3.7 IMPLICATIONS FOR MANAGEMENT
    SUMMARY
    KEY TERMS
    QUESTIONS
    EXERCISES
    HANDS-ON ACTIVITY 3A
    HANDS-ON ACTIVITY 3B
    HANDS-ON ACTIVITY 3C

    CHAPTER 4: DATA LINK LAYER
    4.1 INTRODUCTION
    4.2 MEDIA ACCESS CONTROL
    4.3 ERROR CONTROL
    4.4 DATA LINK PROTOCOLS
    4.5 TRANSMISSION EFFICIENCY
    4.6 IMPLICATIONS FOR MANAGEMENT
    SUMMARY
    KEY TERMS
    QUESTIONS
    EXERCISES
    HANDS-ON ACTIVITY 4A

    CHAPTER 5: NETWORK AND TRANSPORT LAYERS
    5.1 INTRODUCTION
    5.2 TRANSPORT AND NETWORK LAYER PROTOCOLS
    5.3 TRANSPORT LAYER FUNCTIONS
    5.4 ADDRESSING
    5.5 ROUTING
    5.6 TCP/IP EXAMPLE
    5.7 IMPLICATIONS FOR MANAGEMENT
    SUMMARY
    KEY TERMS
    QUESTIONS
    EXERCISES
    HANDS-ON ACTIVITY 5A
    HANDS-ON ACTIVITY 5B

    Part Three: NETWORK TECHNOLOGIES
    CHAPTER 6: WIRED AND WIRELESS LOCAL AREA NETWORKS
    6.1 INTRODUCTION
    6.2 LAN COMPONENTS
    6.3 WIRED ETHERNET
    6.4 WIRELESS ETHERNET
    6.5 THE BEST PRACTICE LAN DESIGN
    6.6 IMPROVING LAN PERFORMANCE
    6.7 IMPLICATIONS FOR MANAGEMENT
    SUMMARY
    KEY TERMS
    QUESTIONS
    EXERCISES
    HANDS-ON ACTIVITY 6A
    HANDS-ON ACTIVITY 6B
    HANDS-ON ACTIVITY 6C

    CHAPTER 7: BACKBONE NETWORKS
    7.1 INTRODUCTION
    7.2 BACKBONE NETWORK COMPONENTS
    7.3 BACKBONE NETWORK ARCHITECTURES
    7.4 THE BEST PRACTICE BACKBONE DESIGN
    7.5 IMPROVING BACKBONE PERFORMANCE
    7.6 IMPLICATIONS FOR MANAGEMENT
    SUMMARY
    KEY TERMS
    QUESTIONS
    EXERCISES
    HANDS-ON ACTIVITY 7A

    CHAPTER 8: WIDE AREA NETWORKS
    8.1 INTRODUCTION
    8.2 CIRCUIT-SWITCHED NETWORKS
    8.3 DEDICATED-CIRCUIT NETWORKS
    8.4 PACKET-SWITCHED NETWORKS
    8.5 VIRTUAL PRIVATE NETWORKS
    8.6 THE BEST PRACTICE WAN DESIGN
    8.7 IMPROVING WAN PERFORMANCE
    8.8 IMPLICATIONS FOR MANAGEMENT
    SUMMARY
    KEY TERMS
    QUESTIONS
    EXERCISES
    HANDS-ON ACTIVITY 8A
    HANDS-ON ACTIVITY 8B
    HANDS-ON ACTIVITY 8C

    CHAPTER 9: THE INTERNET
    9.1 INTRODUCTION
    9.2 HOW THE INTERNET WORKS
    9.3 INTERNET ACCESS TECHNOLOGIES
    9.4 THE FUTURE OF THE INTERNET
    9.5 IMPLICATIONS FOR MANAGEMENT
    SUMMARY
    KEY TERMS
    QUESTIONS
    EXERCISES
    HANDS-ON ACTIVITY 9A
    HANDS-ON ACTIVITY 9B

    Part Four: NETWORK MANAGEMENT
    CHAPTER 10: NETWORK SECURITY
    10.1 INTRODUCTION
    10.2 RISK ASSESSMENT
    10.3 ENSURING BUSINESS CONTINUITY
    10.4 INTRUSION PREVENTION
    10.5 BEST PRACTICE RECOMMENDATIONS
    10.6 IMPLICATIONS FOR MANAGEMENT
    SUMMARY
    KEY TERMS
    QUESTIONS
    EXERCISES
    HANDS-ON ACTIVITY 10A
    HANDS-ON ACTIVITY 10B
    HANDS-ON ACTIVITY 10C

    CHAPTER 11: NETWORK DESIGN
    11.1 INTRODUCTION
    11.2 NEEDS ANALYSIS
    11.3 TECHNOLOGY DESIGN
    11.4 COST ASSESSMENT
    11.5 DESIGNING FOR NETWORK PERFORMANCE
    11.6 IMPLICATIONS FOR MANAGEMENT
    SUMMARY
    KEY TERMS
    QUESTIONS
    EXERCISES
    HANDS-ON ACTIVITY 11A
    HANDS-ON ACTIVITY 11B

    CHAPTER 12: NETWORK MANAGEMENT
    12.1 INTRODUCTION
    12.2 ORGANIZING THE NETWORK MANAGEMENT FUNCTION
    12.3 CONFIGURATION MANAGEMENT
    12.4 PERFORMANCE AND FAULT MANAGEMENT
    12.5 END USER SUPPORT
    12.6 COST MANAGEMENT
    12.7 IMPLICATIONS FOR MANAGEMENT
    SUMMARY
    KEY TERMS
    QUESTIONS
    EXERCISES
    HANDS-ON ACTIVITY 12A

    Part Five: APPENDICES
    APPENDIX A: CONNECTOR CABLES
    A.1 RS232 (DB-25)/RS449 (DB-9)
    A.2 NULL MODEM CABLE CONNECTIONS
    A.3 DATA SIGNALING/SYNCHRONIZATION
    A.4 ETHERNET AND RJ–45
    A.5 UNIVERSAL SERIAL BUS
    A.6 FIREWIRE

    APPENDIX B: SPANNING TREE PROTOCOL

    APPENDIX C: IP TELEPHONY

    APPENDIX D: CELLULAR TECHNOLOGIES

    APPENDIX E: TCP/IP GAME
    E.1 INTRODUCTION
    E.2 APPLICATION LAYER
    E.3 TRANSPORT LAYER
    E.4 NETWORK LAYER
    E.5 DATA LINK LAYER
    E.6 PHYSICAL LAYER
    E.7 NOTE TO INSTRUCTORS
    E.8 PREPARING TO TEACH THE GAME
    E.9 TEACHING THE GAME

    APPENDIX F: WINDOWS SERVER
    F.1 MANAGING USER ACCOUNTS
    F.2 MANAGING FILE SHARING
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