- Fully explains and illustrates all commonly used network communication protocols, including TCP/IP, WAN, LAN technologies
- Covers the latest and emerging technologies such as VOIP, SAN, MAN, VPN/Security, WLAN, VLAN and more
- Addresses vendor specific technologies: Cisco, IBM, Novell, Sun, HP, Microsoft, Apple, etc.
- Reviews the ISO networking architecture and protocols
- Covers SS7 protocols
- Hundreds of pictures and tables of protocol formats and header structures
- Comprehensive dictionary of network protocols and TCP/UPD port numbers
- Hundreds of hyperlinks of references for further reading and studies
- About 380 pages formatted in the 8.5 in x 11in paper size.