Chapter of the Week - December '04

Read the most popular chapter downloads of 2004. You'll find an interesting assortment of chapters on VoIP, wireless, CCNA and routing and switching.



SearchNetworking.com Chapter of the Week

This month we present you with the most popular chapter downloads of 2004. You'll find an interesting assortment of chapters on VoIP, wireless in the enterprise, CCNA and routing and switching.

Happy holidays from the SearchNetworking.com editorial team.

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You can download this week's chapter now. Be sure to bookmark this Chapter of the Week page and check back each week to access our upcoming chapters. Here are the chapters downloaded the most in 2004:

Network Analysis, Architecture and Design, Chapter 1
Overview of Analysis, Architecture, and Design Processes

Featured December 1- 3
Networking

Chapter 1 of Network Analysis, Architecture and Design by James D. McCabe shows how adding architecture to the analysis and design process leads to far better designs, by forcing you to consider issues like performance, management, addressing, and routing sooner than you otherwise would have. It describes the fundamental concepts of the processes of network analysis, architecture, and design; systems and services; as well as their characteristics and prepares the reader for the analysis process. (Reproduced from the book Network Analysis, Architecture and Design, ISBN 1558608877, Copyright 2004. Reproduced by permission of Pearson Morgan Kaufman Publishing. )

Download Network Analysis, Architecture and Design, Chapter 1 here.



LAN Switching First-Step, Chapter 6
How a Switch Works

Featured December 6-10
Networking

Chapter 6 of LAN Switching First-Step by Matthew Castelli explains how to differentiate among unicast, multicast, and broadcast transmission methods; store-and-forward, cut-through, and fragment-free switching mechanisms and then describes Layer 2 and Layer 3 switching operation. (Reproduced from the book LAN Switching First-Step, ISBN 1587201003, Copyright 2005, Cisco Systems, Inc. Reproduced by permission of Pearson Education, Inc., 800 East 96th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46240. Written permission from Pearson Education, Inc. is required for all other uses. Visit www.ciscopress.com for a detailed description and to learn how to purchase this title.)

Download LAN Switching First-Step - Chapter 6 here.



Online! The Book, Chapter 28
Voice over Internet Protocol

Featured December 13-17
Networking

If you're investigating the possibility of voice over IP in your organization, then you need to read this! We're pleased to offer you this chapter from Online! The Book written by John C. Dvorak, Wendy Taylor, and Chris Pirillo details the history of VoIP, describes how it works, the requirements, goals and benefits of VoIP in the enterprise. Further, this insightful chapter describes the challenges, standards and the future of VoIP. It's a must read! (Reproduced from Online! The Book, ISBN 0131423630, Copyright 2004 with permission from Pearson publishing as Prentice Hall PTR. Click here for a detailed description and to learn how to purchase this title.)

Download your copy of 'Online! The Book' - Chapter 28 here.



802.11 Wireless LAN Fundamentals, Chapter 5
Mobility

Featured December 20-24

This book, by Pejman Roshan and Jonathan Leary, covers the major components of 802.11 wireless LANs. This chapter specifically covers the characteristics of roaming, Layer 2 roaming, Layer 3 roaming and an introduction to mobile IP. (Reproduced from the book 802.11 Wireless LAN fundamentals, ISBN 1587050773, Copyright 2004, Cisco Systems, Inc. Reproduced with permission of Pearson Education, Inc., 800 East 96th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46240. Written permission from Pearson Education, Inc. is required for all other uses. Visit www.ciscopress.com for a detailed description and to learn how to purchase this title.)

Download your copy of '802.11 Wireless LAN Fundamentals,' Chapter 5 here.



CCNA Flash Cards and Exam Practice Pack, Chapter 3
Determining IP Routes
Featured December 27-31
Networking

CCNA Flash Cards and Exam Practice Pack by Eric Rivard and Jim Doherty gives you three methods of proven late-stage CCNA exam preparation in one package. Here you'll find Chapter 3, Determining IP routes. This chapter includes a complete overview of IP routes, and then tests your knowledge with 63 question and answers. Even if you're not preparing for CCNA this is a great opportunity to expand your knowledge. (Reproduced from the book CCNA Flash Cards, ISBN 1587200791, Copyright 2004, Cisco Systems, Inc. Reproduced by permission of Pearson Education, Inc., 800 East 96th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46240. Written permission from Pearson Education, Inc. is required for all other uses. Visit www.ciscopress.com for a detailed description and to learn how to purchase this title.)

Download your copy of CCNA Flash Cards and Exam Practice Pack, Chapter 3 here.

This was last published in December 2004

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