ISBN 9788130903095,Handbook of Communications Systems Management

Handbook of Communications Systems Management


Gilbert Held


CRC Press



CRC Press

Publication Year 2008

ISBN 9788130903095

ISBN-10 8130903091

Paper Back

Number of Pages 695 Pages
Language (English)

Communications engineering

Handbook of Communications Systems Management serves as an information tool for proven advice and methods on managing network services and costs, creating networking solutions, and preparing for advanced communications network technologies.

Features Include

Presents the full range of perspectives and explanations on the technical, planning, administrative, personnel, and budget challenges of the communication manager?s job
Provides an effective communications recovery plan Shows how frame relay can provide users with immediate economic benefits and a migration path to high-performance routing and networking
Discusses managing coexisting SNA and LAN internet works, improving traffic flow in ATM network and choosing a remote access strategy
Outlines how to evaluate network access and pricing options, how to develop an effective network cost allocation system, and how to compare high-speed services for LAN interconnection
Includes discussions on hiring IS employees; maximizing voice recognition interfaces for multimedia applications; mobilizing users with wireless communications for voice and data; effectively managing a multivendor systems environment; using IPv6, the new Internet protocol; and establishing a corporate intranet
Table Of Contents

Planning for communications systems
Improving communication between end users
Windows NT project planning
Inventing the future: Strategic EUC planning
Framework for internet security planning
Network baselining as a planning tool
Developing corporate intranets
Preparing for cable modems
Network disaster recovery planning
Business management issues
Pricing methods across linked networks
Developing a trusted infrastructure for electronic commerce services
An overview of the telecommunications policy process
Business aspects of multimedia networking
Integrating the web and enter prise wide business system
Cost allocation for communication networks
Networking technology
New modem technologies and trends
Multicast networking
Frame relay testing and training
Working with images in Client/server environments
Voice and video on the LAN
Inverse multiplexing ATM, bit by bit
Hybrid fiber/ Coaxial networks
Choosing asymmetrical digital subscriber lines
Multimedia networking technologies
The basics of computer system and data network security
Windows NT architecture
Interoperability and standards issues
Introduction to 100 base-T: Fast and faster ether-net
A better fast ethernet: 100 VG-AnyLAN
Applications and business issues of Fiber channel
Fiber channel architecture, layers and services
Linking to the World Wide Web
X-400 vs SMTP
Ipv6: The next generation internet protocol
Organizational communications services
Overview of virtual private networks
Using the internet as a virtual private network
Popular e-mail systems
Novell messaging products
An introduction to Microsoft exchange server
The 1996 Telecommunications Act
The internet and internet working
The internet engineering task force
The legal and regulatory environment of the Internet
The hidden cost of the free TCP/IP
Choosing and equipping an internet server
Supporting a web site
Selecting a web server connection rate
Criminal activity on the internet
An introduction to internet security and firewall policies
Firewalls: An effective solution for internet security
Selecting an internet firewall
A new security model for networks and the internet
An intranet primer
Virtual networking management and planning
Mobile communications systems
Safe mobile computing
Portable network access
Wireless communications for voice and data
Developing a cost-effective strategy for wireless
Cellular digital packet data: An emerging mobile
Security of wireless local area networks
Protecting of mobile computing assets
Mobile user security
Implementation and case studies
Integrating electronic messaging systems
TCP/IP network management: A case study
Integrating voice and LAN infrastructures
Creating network expressways using ethernet
Remote LAN/WAN connections: A case study
Considerations for implementing corporate intranets
Minimizing the effect on digital camera images on networks67-1
Planning, designing and optimization of enterprise networks67-1
WAN network integration: A case study
Network operations and mangement
How to work with a consultant
Open systems integration: Issues in design and implementation
Operating standards and practices for LANs
Applets and network security: A management overview
Assessing and eliminating virus threats
Technology conversions on WANs
Enterprise messaging management
Windows NT performance monitoring
Managing networks with the global naming tree
Directions in communications systems
The super highway: Information infrastructure initiatives
Using intelligent agents to manage
Voice recognition interfaces for multimedia applications
Workplace 2000: Top career strategies for the professional
Acronyms used in this book