We divided the book into three broad sections as follows:
- Network design fundamentals, where we review the fundamentals of TCP/ IP and discuss the network life cycle. We will also cover the business relevance of the network, and how networks are keeping up with the challenges of evolving businesses.
- The second part focuses on the various functional areas in the enterprise network, and covers the technologies and design choices within each functional area.
- The third section discusses an approach on managing and operating the network, and provide best practices for network management, and finally provide tips on troubleshooting the network.
Chapter 1, Network Building Essentials, provides a quick review the OSI and the ...