Takes the popular Stevens approach and modernizes it, employing 2008 equipment, operating systems, and router vendors. This book presents an 'illustrated' explanation of how TCP/IP works with consistent examples from a real, working network configuration that includes servers, routers, and workstations.
Walter Goralski has worked in the telecommunications and networking industry all his professional life. He has worked with and programmed WANs, LANs, and inter-vendor communications systems. He has been a programmer, project manager, communications cabling specialist, consultant, course developer, technical trainer, and university professor at the graduate level. He joined Juniper Networks in 2000 after 8 years as a technical trainer and currently holds the title of Technical Lead in the Information and Learning Experience department. Goralski is the author of 15 books about networking technologies.