In recent years a strong and significant partnership has grown up between computers and communication systems. On the one hand, computers are being used to effect far-reaching improvements in communication systems, while on the other, communication systems are being used to increase and extend the utility of computers.
—What Can Be Automated?The Computer Science and Engineering Research Study, National Science Foundation, 1980
Chapter Objectives: After studying this chapter, you should be able to
Understand the concept of a virtual LAN and the three ways of defining a VLAN.
Present an overview of the IEEE 802.1Q ...