Network Design 2e Management and Technical Perspectives


Author: Teresa C. Piliouras

ISBN: 9780849316081

Copy Right Year:  2005

Pages:  696

Binding: Soft Cover

Publisher:  Taylor & Francis

SKU: 9780849316081 Category:


Network Design, Second Edition: Management and Technical Perspectives is a board survey of the major technologies and networking protocols and how they interrelated, integrate, and segregate functionality. It presents fundamentals issues that managers and engineers should be focused upon when designing technology strategies and helps bridge the communication gap that often exists between managers and technical staff involved in the design and implementation of networks.

Additional information

Weight .75 kg
Dimensions 23 × 16 × 3 cm

Table of Content

Making the Business Case for the Network

Wide Area Network Design and Planning

Local Area Network Design and Planning Techniques

Intranets and Extranets

Client/Server and Distributed Networking


Automated Design and Network Managers Tools

Technical Considerations in Network Design and Planning

Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Planning and Design

Appendix A: Return on Investment (ROI) Calculation

Appendix B: Overview of OSI Model and Comparison with TCP/IP

Appendix C: Subjective Evaluation and Ranking Procedures


About The Author

Teresa C. Piliouras  is a Vice President of TCR. She has extensive experience managing and implementing large-scale IT and data mining projects for such companies as Accenture (formerly Andersen Consulting), Epsilon, PepsiCo, SIAC, Boehringer Ingelheim, and many others. She is active in the field of bioinformatics, which is amenable to treatment by many network design algorithms. She is Adjunct Professor of Computer Science at Polytechnic University and Iona College, Where she teaches courses on data mining, database design, and Internet technologies. She holds a Ph.D. in operations research from Polytechnic University, an MBA from Iona College, and a B.S. from the University of Illinois. She has lectured and published extensively. She can be reached at


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