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ISBN-13 9781269592635ISBN-10 1269592637
Author(s): William Stallings; Thomas Case
Publisher: Pearson Custom Publishing
Copyright year: © 2013 Pages: 624
Description

For Business Data Communications, Data Communications, and introductory Networking for Business courses.The content is also appropriate for the Introduction to Networking course in a MBA program.

Business Data Communications: Infrastructure, Networking and Security covers the fundamentals of data communications, networking, distributed applications, and network management and security. These concepts are presented in a way that relates specifically to the business environment and the concerns of business management and staff. While making liberal use of real-world case studies and charts and graphs to provide a business perspective, the book also provides the student with a solid grasp of the technical foundation of business data communications.

The diverse set of projects and student exercises enables the instructor to use the book as a component in a rich and varied learning experience and to tailor a course plan to meet the specific needs of the instructor and students. The Seventh edition features a new co-author, Dr. Thomas L. Case, Professor and Chair of the Department of Information Systems at Georgia Southern University. New coverage of security-related issues is included in relevant places throughout the book to meet the needs of the IT/IS schools using this book and the growing emphasis on network security. Additionally, the Seventh edition now aligns with the ACM/AIS IS 2010 curriculum model.

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