Balancing the most technical concepts with practical everyday issues, DATABASE COMMUNICATIONS AND COMPUTER NETWORKS, 8e provides thorough coverage of the basic features, operations, and limitations of different types of computer networks--making it the ideal resource for future business managers, computer programmers, system designers, as well as home computer users. Offering a comprehensive introduction to computer networks and data communications, the book includes coverage of the language of computer networks as well as the effects of data communications on business and society. It provides full coverage of wireless technologies, industry convergence, compression techniques, network security, LAN technologies, VoIP, and error detection and correction. The Eighth Edition also offers up-to-the-minute coverage of near field communications, updated USB interface, lightning interface, and IEEE 802.11 ac and ad wireless standards, firewall updates, router security problems, the Internet of Things, cloud computing, zero-client workstations, and Internet domain names. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
This complete introduction to data communications is written to bring a fresh, readable, business-oriented perspective to the technology that lies at the heart of the telecommunications revolution. Features more end-of-chapter exercises and new coverage of Bluetooth, V.92, and wireless technologies.
In two editions spanning more than a decade, The Electrical Engineering Handbook stands as the definitive reference to the multidisciplinary field of electrical engineering. Our knowledge continues to grow, and so does the Handbook. For the third edition, it has been expanded into a set of six books carefully focused on a specialized area or field of study. Broadcasting and Optical Communication Technology represents a concise yet definitive collection of key concepts, models, and equations in the fields of broadcasting and optical communication, thoughtfully gathered for convenient access. Addressing the challenges involved in modern communications networks, Broadcasting and Optical Communication Technology explores communications, information theory, and devices, covering all the basic information needed for a thorough understanding of these areas. It also examines the emerging areas of adaptive estimation and optical communication, including lightwave technology, long-distance fiber optic communications, and photonic networks. Articles include defining terms, references, and sources of further information. Encompassing the work of the world's foremost experts in their respective specialties, Broadcasting and Optical Communication Technology presents the latest developments, the broadest scope of coverage, and new material on mobile communications. It offers fast, convenient access to specialists in need of detailed reference on the job.
"This book addresses key issues for businesses utilizing data communications and the increasing importance of networking technologies in business; it covers a series of technical advances in the field while highlighting their respective contributions to business or organizational goals, and centers on the issues of network-based applications, mobility, wireless networks and network security"--Provided by publisher.
Packed with real-world examples and business cases, ELECTRONIC COMMERCE, 11E continues to lead the market with its cutting-edge coverage of all things e-commerce. Comprehensive coverage of emerging online business strategies, up-to-the-minute technologies, and the latest developments from the field equips readers with a solid understanding of the dynamics of this fast-paced industry. The new edition offers thorough discussions of e-commerce growth in China and the developing world, social media and online marketing strategies, technology-enabled outsourcing, online payment processing systems, and much more. In addition, Business Case Approaches and Learning From Failure boxes highlight the experiences of actual companies to illustrate real-world practice in action. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
With a clear emphasis on the business and management elements of information technology, Management Information Systems, Sixth Edition continues to be the ideal resource for upper-level business students and MBA students. Updated to include the latest information technologies, practices, and trends, this book uses more real-world examples and case studies than ever before, providing skills and knowledge that are easily transferable to the business world. From overviews of the information age to online business and business intelligence, readers will gain a sound balance of the technical and business elements of information technology. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Dieses Buch hilft Ihnen bei der Installation, Konfiguration und Administration Ihres ersten Netzwerks, ganz egal, ob Sie es zu Hause oder beruflich einrichten. Doug Lowe unterstützt Sie bei der Auswahl des Betriebssystems, bei der Verlegung der Kabel und bei der Installation des Serverrechners und der darauf laufenden Software. Und dann geht es ran ans Netz: Benutzerkonten einrichten, Datei-, Mail- und Webserver konfigurieren, Mobilgeräte integrieren und vieles mehr. Und natürlich kommen auch die Themen Backup, Sicherheit und Leistungsoptimierung nicht zu kurz. Das Buch hat den Fokus auf Windows-Servern, geht aber gelegentlich auch auf die Alternativen Linux und Mac OS ein.
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.
Business Data Communications, 6/e, is ideal for use in Business Data Communications, Data Communications, and introductory Networking for Business courses. Business Data Communications, 6/e,covers the fundamentals of data communications, networking, distributed applications, and network management and security. Stallings presents these concepts in a way that relates specifically to the business environment and the concerns of business management and staff, structuring his text around requirements, ingredients, and applications. While making liberal use of real-world case studies and charts and graphs to provide a business perspective, the book also provides the student with a solid grasp of the technical foundation of business data communications. Throughout the text, references to the interactive, online animations supply a powerful tool in understanding complex protocol mechanisms. The Sixth Edition maintains Stallings' superlative support for either a research projects or modeling projects component in the course. The diverse set of projects and student exercises enables the instructor to use the book as a component in a rich and varied learning experience and to tailor a course plan to meet the specific needs of the instructor and students.
Warum arbeiten wir uns eigentlich zu Tode? Haben wir nichts Besseres zu tun? Und ob! - sagt Timothy Ferriss. Der junge Unternehmer war lange Workaholic mit 80-Stunden-Woche. Doch dann erfand er MBA- Management by Absence- und ist seitdem freier, reicher, glücklicher. Mit viel Humor, provokanten Denkanstößen und erprobten Tipps erklärt Ferriss, wie sich die 4-Stunden-Woche bei vollem Lohnausgleich verwirklichen lässt. Der Wegweiser für eine Flucht aus dem Hamsterrad und ein Manifest für eine neue Gewichtung zwischen Leben und Arbeiten.
This practical introduction to data communications takes a "top down" approach that starts by first determining business objectives and then developing a system to meet those objectives. This comprehensive text prepares readers with the knowledge of data communication design, equipment, and services necessary for the workplace.
Computer networks remain one of the central aspects of the computer world. This book examines crucial issues and research under the following rubrics: Communication Network Architectures; Communication Network Protocols; Network Services and Applications; Network Security and Privacy; Network Operation and Management; Discrete Algorithms and Discrete Modelling Algorithmic and discrete aspects in the context of computer networking as well as mobile and wireless computing and communications.
The protocols and standards for networking are numerous and complex. Multivendor internetworking, crucial to present day users, requires a grasp of these protocols and standards. Data and Computer Communications: Networking and Internetworking, a comprehensive text/reference, brings clarity to all of the complex issues involved in networking activity, providing excellent instruction for students and an indispensable reference for practitioners. This systematic work answers a vast array of questions about overall network architecture, design, protocols, and deployment issues. It offers a practical, thorough treatment of the applied concepts of data and computer communication systems, including signaling basics, transmission of digital signals, and layered architecture. The book features in-depth discussions of integrated digital networks, integrated services digital networks, and high-speed networks, including currently evolving technologies, such as ATM switching, and their applications in multimedia technology. It also presents the state-of-the-art in Internet technology, its services, and implementations. The balance of old and new networking technologies presents an appealing set of topics for both undergraduate students and computer and networking professionals. This book presents all seven layers of OSI-based networks in great detail, covering services, functions, design issues, interfacing, and protocols. With its introduction to the basic concepts and practical aspects of the field, Data and Computer Communications: Networking and Internetworking helps you keep up with the rapidly growing and dominating computer networking technology.
The usage of data communications and computer networks are ever in creasing. It is one of the few technological areas which brings benefits to most of the countries and the peoples of the world. Without it many industries could not exist. It is the objective of this book to discuss data communications in a readable form that students and professionals all over the world can understand. As much as possible the text uses dia grams to illustrate key points. Most currently available data communications books take their view point from either a computer scientists top-down approach or from an electronic engineers bottom-up approach. This book takes a practical ap proach and supports it with a theoretical background to create a textbook which can be used by electronic engineers, computer engineers, computer scientists and industry professionals. It discusses most of the current and future key data communications technologies, including: • Data Communications Standards and Models; • Local Area Networks (Ethernet, Token Ring and FDDI); • Transmission Control ProtocollInternet Protocol (TCPIIP); • High-level Data Link Control (HDLC); • X.25 Packet-switching; • Asynchronous Communications (RS-232) and Modems; • Pulse Coded Modulation (PCM); • Integrated Digital Services Network (ISDN); • Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM); • Error Control; • X-Windows. The chapters are ordered in a possible structure for the presentation of the material and have not been sectioned into data communications areas.