Cisco Networking EssentialsBook - 2012
An engaging approach for anyone beginning a career in networking
As the world leader of networking products and services, Cisco products are constantly growing in demand. Yet, few books are aimed at those who are beginning a career in IT--until now. Cisco Networking Essentials provides a solid foundation on the Cisco networking products and services with thorough coverage of fundamental networking concepts. Author Troy McMillan applies his years of classroom instruction to effectively present high-level topics in easy-to-understand terms for beginners. With this indispensable full-color resource, you'll quickly learn the concepts, processes, and skills that are essential to administer Cisco routers and switches.
- Begins with a clear breakdown of what you can expect to learn in each chapter, followed by a straightforward discussion of concepts on core topics
- Includes suggested labs and review questions at the conclusion of each chapter, which encourage you to reinforce and measure your understanding of the topics discussed
- Serves as an ideal starting point for learning Cisco networking products and services
If you are interested in a career in IT but have little or no knowledge of networking and are new to Cisco networking products, then this book is for you.
Baker & Taylor
Explains the basic concepts of computer networking using Cisco products and services, including protocols, OSI and TCP/IP models, IP addresses, network devices, connecting media, routing tables, numbering systems, and topologies.