Get the edge in communications and networking!
Beyond single-user, single-application computing is the enormous power of connected information and applications. Here, Brady's revised and updated bestseller on communications and networking lets you understand and use the technically sophisticated tools that drive connectivity. Complex topics are made clear by direct writing and examples, giving you the edge to take advantage of powerful technology for your business. Inside, the issues and options of communications and networking are explained in detail and depth as you're shown:
the fundamentals of data communications
the complete spectrum of PC-to-PC and PC-to-Mainframe communications--from simple terminal communications to large sophisticated networks
local area networking for the small business user that reduces costs while increasing computer power
the hardware and software of communications and networking so you can make better-informed purchases and have more successful applications
extensive coverage of Banyan's VINES, 3Com, Novell, and Tapestry
the future of communications and networking