Fully updated bestselling beginner’s guide to designing and managing a Cisco network quickly and easily
Fully updated throughout, Cisco: A Beginner's Guide, Fifth Edition provides the essential underpinnings for understanding Cisco products, services, and technologies. The book is a gateway to all the Cisco basics as well as an introduction to new trends in the world of internetworking. This practical guide covers the fundamentals, including IOS command structure, routing and networking protocols, design and management tools, network security, and network device configuration. The fifth edition features new coverage of latest technologies, including cloud transitions, telepresence, adding mobile devices, software-defined networking, configuration, hardware, protocols, security, backup, recovery, virtualization, and much more.
- Walks you through how to design, manage, and troubleshoot a robust Cisco network
- Details how transitions into the cloud are made, how to integrate mobile devices, and the Presence phenomenon
- Teaches Cisco technologies and administration and provides a solid foundation in the art of networking