A complete manager's guide to selecting the right broadband technology for your company's current and future network computing needs Videoconferencing, mobile computing, multimedia, voicemail, executive information systems . . .new and emerging forms of computing such as these can provide your company with a powerful competitive edge. But this new breed of qkiller applicationsq demands faster, higher-capacity broadband network communications systems capable of handling an ever-growing torrent of digital traffic. Designed to help managers chart a course through the maze of competing broadband technologies, this book helps you evaluate your company's current and future networking needs and select the right broadband technology to help it stay ahead in the never-ending battle for profits and market share. Written by an author with more than two decades' experience in data communications, Broadband Networks: A Manager's Guide: Provides you with a solid understanding of broadband technologies and what they can do for your company Addresses all key business issues important to both IT and business managers considering broadband technologies capable of handling voice, data, and multimedia applications Brings you up to speed on all of the latest developments, including Fast Ethernet, FDDI, SMDS, frame relay, ATM, SONET, and others Provides in-depth coverage of digital services now available from cable TV, computer, and telecom providersA Managera#39;s Guide Robert P. Davidson ... Adults who were surveyed expressed an interest in both home and mobile uses for PCS. ... More than seven international standards bodies are developing wireless communications standards. ... A variety of wireless technologies are enabling remote users to connect to LANs without telephone lines and allowing LANs themselves to operate without cablinganbsp;...
|Author||:||Robert P. Davidson|
|Publisher||:||Wiley - 1996-03-13|