Cabling: The Complete Guide to Network Wiring, 3rd Edition by David Barnett, David Groth, Jim McBee

Cabling: The Complete Guide to Network Wiring, 3rd Edition Author: David Barnett, David Groth, Jim McBee
eBook Title: Cabling: The Complete Guide to Network Wiring, 3rd Edition
ISBN10: 0782143318
ISBN13: 978-0782143317
Language: English
Publisher: Sybex; 3 edition (July 21, 2004)
Category: Computers & Technology
Subcategory: Networking & Cloud Computing
Size ePub vers.: 1785 kb
Size PDF vers.: 1885 kb
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The physical linkages responsible for carrying a company's data continue to be the most neglected components of the typical networkâ?”to the extent that nearly 70% of all network-related problems result from poor cabling.

In this third edition of a widely acclaimed resource, three networking experts share their extensive experience, teaching you the cabling skills you need to build a reliable, efficient, and cost-effective network cabling infrastructure. As you master these techniques, you'll learn to avoid common pitfalls and troubleshoot problems as quickly as they arise. Coverage includes:

  • Choosing the right cables and components for your network architecture and topology
  • Avoiding unnecessary and unexpected costs
  • Understanding the current limitations of data communications and network cabling
  • Understanding how laws and building codes constrain cabling
  • Understanding the function and importance of universal cabling standards
  • Determining when you have a cabling-related network problem
  • Assembling a complete cabling toolkit
  • Integrating voice and data on the same cable system
  • Setting up an infrastructure in which desktops, printers, copiers, and other nodes share cabling
  • Understanding issues of bandwidth, impedance, resistance, attenuation, crosstalk, capacitance, propagation, delay, and delay skew
  • Working effectively with USB and Firewire
  • Knowing when to discard legacy cabling and begin anew
  • Documenting your cabling
  • Creating an RFP and selecting a vendor

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