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Book details
  • Genre:COMPUTERS
  • SubGenre:Networking / General
  • Language:English
  • Pages:384
  • Format:Paperback
  • eBook ISBN:9781543954050
  • Paperback ISBN:9781543954043

Computer Networking Breakthroughs You've Always Wanted

by Russ Gundrum View author's profile page

Overview
Since publishing his first book on the subject in 1982, the field of computer networking has exploded and Russ Gundrum, acknowledged authority on telecommunications-wireline protection problems, has followed up with Computer Networking Breakthroughs You've Always Wanted. Geared toward a new generation of engineers, managers, and technicians who might not have knowledge of the development and history of networks but could greatly benefit from the knowledge, he's compiled everything he knows into one guide to designing, installing, and maintaining cost-effective, reliable and high-performance computer and telecom networks.
Description

• Understanding all the issues affecting the performance and reliability of high-speed computer and telecom wireline networks

• Being able to quickly identify potential service-affecting problems and correct them before the customer or user experiences them

• Explaining in simple terms to your boss, customer, or other technical personnel why certain "mysterious" and strange things can occur in the operation of a network application and how equipment can also be damaged as a result

• Being aware of what can cause an unhappy customer experience that could lead to them lodging a complaint or even seeking another service provider out of frustration

• Learning how to prevent lost revenue, wasted work hours spent on unproductive efforts, and other ineffective measures from occurring

• Realizing that the solutions to these problems aren't rocket science and aren't being taught anymore, which is why you need to read this book since there's not another one like it on the subject!

About the author
Russ Gundrum has been focused on telecom and computer networking reliability problems, their analysis, and solutions since graduating from college in 1972. His first book on the subject, published in 1982, was titled Power Line Interference: Problems & Solutions. He has also written numerous trade magazine articles on the subject since 1980. He has an MBA in telecommunications from the University of Dallas and since 2002 has been an adjunct professor at the University of Houston, where he instructs graduate and undergraduate students in computer networking subjects. He's been the principal consultant at Telecom Problem Solvers, LLC since January 2014 after retiring from AT&T. He is a Life Senior Member of the IEEE, member of SCTE, and a member of BICSI.


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