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Table of Contents

  1. Chapter 1 Basic Switch Operation

    1. What an Ethernet Switch Does

    2. Operation of Ethernet Switches

    3. Combining Switches

    4. Spanning Tree Protocol

    5. Switch Performance Issues

  2. Chapter 2 Basic Switch Features

    1. Switch Management

    2. Virtual LANs

    3. Quality of Service (QoS)

  3. Chapter 3 Network Design with Ethernet Switches

    1. Advantages of Switches in Network Designs

    2. Hierarchical Network Design

    3. Network Resiliency with Switches

    4. Routers

  4. Chapter 4 Special-Purpose Switches

    1. Multilayer Switches

    2. Access Switches

    3. Stacking Switches

    4. Industrial Ethernet

    5. Wireless Access Point Switches

    6. Internet Service Provider Switches

    7. Data Center Switches

  5. Chapter 5 Advanced Switch Features

    1. Traffic Flow Monitoring

    2. Power over Ethernet

  1. Appendix Resources

    1. Resources for Chapter 1

    2. Resources for Chapter 2

    3. Resources for Chapter 3

    4. Resources for Chapter 4

    5. Resources for Chapter 5

  2. Glossary

  3. Colophon