UMTS: The Fundamentals

UMTS: The Fundamentals

UMTS (Universal Mobile Telecommunication System) is the third generation telecommunications system based on WCDMA. WCDMA (Wideband Code Division Multiple Access) is the radio interface for UMTS. WCDMA is characterised by use of a wider band than CDMA. It has additional advantages of high transfer rate, and increased system…

Hardening Cisco Routers

Hardening Cisco Routers

This succinct book departs from other security literature by focusing exclusively on ways to secure Cisco routers, rather than the entire network. The rational is simple: If the router protecting a network is exposed to hackers, then so is the network behind it. This is a reference for…

Mobile Communication Systems

Mobile Communication Systems

Mobile communication systems have become one of the hottest areas in the field of telecommunications and it is predicted that within the next decade a considerable number of connections will become partially or completely wireless. Rapid development of the Internet with its new services and applications has created…

Mobile Radio Networks, 2nd Edition

Mobile Radio Networks, 2nd Edition

This book offers a comprehensive and detailed description of services and protocols of the systems. Particular attention is paid to the radio-related specifics required for establishment of a mobile communication system. All systems described have been implemented during research for analysis of their performance by event driven stochastic…

Designing Large Scale Lans

Designing Large Scale Lans

This unique book outlines the advantages of a top-down, vendor-neutral approach to network design. Everything from network reliability, network topologies, routing and switching, wireless, virtual LANs, firewalls and gateways to security, Internet protocols, bandwidth, and multicast services are covered from the perspective of an organization’s specific needs, rather…

Network Troubleshooting Tools

Network Troubleshooting Tools

Network Troubleshooting Tools helps you sort through the thousands of tools that have been developed for debugging TCP/IP networks and choose the ones that are best for your needs. It also shows you how to approach network troubleshooting using these tools, how to document your network so you…

Server Load Balancing

Server Load Balancing

Load balancing improves network performance by distributing traffic efficiently so that individual servers are not overwhelmed by sudden fluctuations in activity. Server Load Balancing is a guide to this critical component of high availability, clustering, and fault tolerance, all of which provide the infrastructure for reliable Internet sites…