|About the Book|
A revised and updated translation of the French original, this work deals effectively with local area network technologies and management, offering a broad overview of enterprise telecommunication technologies. Also covered is computer telephony integration (CTI) through a presentation of the main technologies of the domain. A functional description of the main features of network operating systems is proposed and illustrated by Novell IntraNetWare and Windows NT examples, with special emphasis offered on business applications and management issues of these topics. The main interest of the book resides in the dual approach of enterprise networks, covering both technical and managerial elements, providing a global understanding of business applications and management of telecommunications to IT professionals and students. Concrete tools and methods are described, thus offering practical advice of immediate relevance.