Get the A-to-Z details you need about Microsoft networking technologies-straight from the source.
Can you define remote access? Do you know what denial of service attack means? Are you up to speed on ADO, XML, and Group Policy? The MICROSOFT ENCYCLOPEDIA OF NETWORKING includes thousands of terms like these to help IT professionals and corporate developers who use or manage computer networks familiarize themselves with current and legacy networking technologies.
It fully explains more than 2000 terms, with "How It Works" sections that take you from academic definition to real-world application. Entries run the gamut from hardware to software, from theory to practice, and from legacy systems to current products.
Packed with information, this comprehensive reference:
* Includes thousands of the latest terms, such as wireless networking, Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP) and Point-to-Point
Tunneling Protocol (PPTP), encryption, Internet services, backup, fault tolerance, domain modes, and much more
* Features fully illustrated process diagrams and tips and tricks to help you get grounded in basics such as routing and star topology, or go in-depth with terms such as network security, Internet connectivity, and TCP/IP
* Provides fast facts that those new to networking need to know to develop real-world networking skills during Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP) studies
* Delivers accurate technical information about Microsoft Windows 2000, the Microsoft BackOffice family, and third-party networking products
* Supplies technical details that are useful to every organization, from small businesses with just a few computers to large enterprises with thousands of computers