Publisher U.S.A. CISCO 2004
1587055341 / 9781587055348
Maximize the potential of your small-medium business network with effective design solutions that cover network security, IP telephony, unified communications, wireless networks, and CRM.
- Design and implement effective network solutions by mastering the design process that is used by successful networking professionals
- Understand the diversity of solutions for the SMB environment, avoiding the pitfalls of the one-size-fits-all approach
- Create effective and customizable security solutions across the spectrum of SMB types and sizes
- Exploit the trend of universal communications convergence by expanding into the VoIP market with the Cisco IP Telephony and unified communication solutions
- Break into the fast-growing CRM marketplace with the Cisco CRM integration solutions
- Implement wireless LAN solutions that facilitate productivity and workforce optimization
In today's business world, investing in technology solutions that improve productivity and save money is critical, but the road to a modern, technology-driven business is full of pitfalls. "Cisco Network Design Solutions for Small-Medium Businesses" zeros in on critical solutions for networking professionals who are deploying computer networks within a small-medium business (SMB). You'll learn about core networking issues and associated solutions, including security, IP telephony, unified communications, customer relations management (CRM), wireless LANs, and more within this complete design guide. "Cisco Network Design Solutions for Small-Medium Businesses" is separated into two parts. Part I helps you explore the network design process, survey the SMB landscape, and identify your networkrequirements from the edge to the core for an effective solution implementation. Part II delves into security, CRM, IP telephony, unified messaging, IP/TV, and wireless LAN solutions, which can save businesses critical time and money. For networking professionals, "Cisco Network Design Solutions for Small-Medium Businesses" is a one-stop reference and design guide for the effective implementation of SMB networking solutions that enhance the bottom-line. Peter Rybaczyk has been engaged in multiple technology disciplines since 1979, including applications development, database administration, network design and administration, technical writing and editing, professional IT training, and IT consulting. Additionally, during his career, Peter has owned several IT consulting businesses, and currently, his privately held firm, Convergent Netcom Services, is located in Tucson, Arizona. He has delivered more than a hundred IT seminars to audiences in the United States, Canada, Europe, Asia, and Australia and has consulted and worked with Fortune 500 companies and numerous small to medium-sized businesses, covering multiple vertical markets, including wholesale and retail distribution, health care, law practice, insurance, finance, manufacturing, and telecommunications. He also wrote Cisco Router Troubleshooting Handbook and Novell's Internet Plumbing Handbook and coauthored PC Network Administration. Peter holds a B.S. degree in physics and several industry certifications, including CNE, CCNA, and CCNP. This book is part of the Networking Technology Series from Cisco PressA which offers networking professionals valuable information for constructing efficient networks, understanding newtechnologies, and building successful careers.