Introduction to Networking Technologies
Publisher: IBM Redbooks 1994
Number of pages: 222
This book describes a sampling of technologies of various types, by using a tutorial approach. It compares the technologies available in the three major technology areas: application support, transport networks, and subnetworking. In addition, the applicability of these technologies within a particular situation is illustrated using a set of typical customer situations.
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