Handling a network? This one handy book covers all the essentials you need to know!
If you're in charge of a network, here's all the basic information you need to get it up and running and keep it, and your users, happy. Neatly divided into self-contained minibooks so you can quickly find what you need, this new edition covers the latest on mobile networking, Windows Server 2012, security, and much more, in one convenient package!
Networking 101 — if you're new to networking, here's an overview of standards, hardware, network operating systems, and other essentials
Get started — create a plan, install the hardware and operating system, configure Windows, and explore VMWare®
Administrative tasks — keep software updated, manage user accounts, and implement solid security
Internet access — learn the ins and outs of TCP/IP
Skip the wires — set up, secure, and troubleshoot a wireless network
Smartphone smarts — safely manage iPhones, iPads, Android phones, BlackBerry devices, and netbooks on your network
Serving up servers — learn about the latest version of Windows Server 2012, IIS Web Server, Exchange Server 2010, and others
Love Linux — all about installing, managing, and configuring Linux for networking
Open the book and find:
Network protocols and standards
How virtualization technologies help manage servers