Cisco Networking Simplified by Jim Doherty
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Cisco Networking Simplified
Second Edition


Master today’s world of Cisco networking with this book’s completely updated, fully illustrated visual approach Easy enough for novices, substantive enough for networking professionals Covers the latest networking topics—from network architecture to secure wireless, unified communications to telepresence


In Full Color


Jim Doherty • Neil Anderson • Paul Della Maggiora


Now 100 percent updated for the latest technologies, this is today’s easiest, most visual guide to Cisco® networking. Even if you’ve never set up or managed a network, Cisco Networking Simplified, Second Edition, helps you quickly master the concepts you need to understand. Its full-color diagrams and clear explanations give you the big picture: how each important networking technology works, what it can do for you, and how they all fit together. The authors illuminate networking from the smallest LANs to the largest enterprise infrastructures, offering practical introductions to key issues ranging from security to availability, mobility to virtualization.


What you always wanted to know about networking but were afraid to ask!

How networks and the Internet work How to build coherent, cost-effective network infrastructures How to design networks for maximum reliability and availability What you need to know about data center and application networking How to secure networks against today’s threats and attacks How to take advantage of the latest mobility technologies How virtualizing networks can help businesses leverage their network investments even further How to combine messaging, calendaring, telephony, audio, video, and web conferencing into a unified communications architecture



This book is part of the Networking Technology Series from Cisco Press®, the only authorized publisher for Cisco®.


Category: Cisco

Covers: General Networking



About Jim Doherty

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Jim Doherty is the Chief Marketing Officer at CipherOptics. Before joining the CipherOptics team, he held leadership positions with Symbol Technologies and Cisco Systems. He has more than 16 years of technical marketing and engineering experience and has led various marketing campaigns for IP telephony, routing and switching solutions, and network security solutions. He is the coauthor of the Networking Simplifiedseries, published by Cisco Press. He is a former Marine Corps sergeant. He holds a B.S. in electrical engineering from North Carolina State University and an MBA from Duke University. Neil Anderson is the Senior Manager of Technology Systems Engineering with Cisco Systems. He has more than 20 years of broad engineering experience, including public telephone systems, mobile phone systems, Internet, and home networking. At Cisco, his focus is on business networks in the areas of network architecture, wireless, security, unified communications, and emerging technologies. He is the coauthor of the Networking Simplified series, published by Cisco Press. He holds a B.S. in computer science.
Published December 18, 2007 by Cisco Press. 432 pages
Genres: Computers & Technology. Non-fiction

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