* A bestselling book that provides a look at today's cutting-edge technology along with fundamental data communications and networking concepts * Now updated to reflect changes in technologies and changes in the relative importance of these technologies. * Older protocols have been replaced since TCP/IP and Ethernet are standard.
Over the past few years, many fundamental changes have occurred in data communications and networking that will shape the future for decades to come. Updated with the latest advances in the field, Jerry FitzGerald and Alan Dennis' 10th Edition of Business Data Communications and Networking continues to provide the fundamental concepts and cutting-edge coverage applications that students need to succeed in this fast-moving field. Authors FitzGerald and Dennis have developed a foundation and balanced presentation from which new technologies and applications can be easily understood, evaluated, and compared.
1) Introduction to Communications 2) Fundamentals of Communications 3) Communications Media, Servers, and Clients 4) Communication Equipment 5) Data Transmission 6) Protocols 7) Network Concepts 8) Wide Area and Metropolitan Area Networks 9) Local Area Networks 10) Network Security 11) Network Management 12) The Internet 13) Communication Services 14) E-Business Application and the Business Data Communications Industry 15) Addressing the Challenge of Living in a Connected World