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Fron
t

Matter

Tabl
e

o
f

Contents

Index

Abou
t

th
e

Author

Cisco

LAN

Switching


Kenned
y

Clark
Kevin

Hamilton
Publisher
:

Cisc
o

Press

First

Edition

August

26,

1999

ISBN
:

1
-
5787
0
-
09
4
-
9
,

96
0

pages

CCI
E

Professiona
l

Development
:

Cisc
o

LA
N

Switchin
g

is
essentia
l

fo
r

preparation

fo
r

the

CCI
E

Routin
g

an
d

Switching exam

track
.

A
s

wel
l

a
s

CCI
E

preparation
,

this
comprehensiv
e

volum
e

provide
s

reader
s

wit
h

a
n

i
n
-
depth

analysi
s

o
f

Cisc
o

LA
N

Switchin
g

technologies
,

architectures

an
d

deployments
.

CCI
E

Professiona
l

Development
:

Cisco

LA
N

Switchin
g

discusse
s

produc
t

operationa
l

details,

hardwar
e

options
,

configuratio
n

fundamentals
,

spanning

tree
,

sourc
e
-
route

bridging,

multilayer

switching,

and

other

technolog
y

area
s

related

to

the

Catalys
t

serie
s

switches.

Th
e

boo
k

present
s

thes
e

issue
s

a
t

advance
d

levels, providin
g

overview
s

o
f

bot
h

LA
N

technologie
s

an
d

Cisco switchin
g

hardware
,

an
d

coverin
g

Catalys
t

networ
k

design

essential
s

no
t

foun
d

anywher
e

else
.

CCI
E

candidate
s

will gain

exam

preparation

throug
h

the

following

book

elements
:

chapte
r
-
openin
g

overview
s

o
f

objectives; scenario
s

tha
t

highligh
t

rea
l
-
worl
d

issues
;

configuration

example
s

an
d

cas
e

studies
;

an
d

revie
w

question
s

and

exercises.

1

Abou
t

th
e

Authors


Kenned
y

Clar
k

i
s

a

CCI
E

instructo
r

an
d

cons
ultan
t

fo
r

Chesapeak
e

Computer

Consultants
,

Inc
.

(CCCI)
,

a

Cisco

training

partner
.

A
s

a

Cisco

Certified

Systems

Instructo
r

(CCSI)
,

Kenned
y

wa
s

on
e

o
f

the

origina
l

Catalys
t

instructor
s

fo
r

Cisco.

Havin
g

focuse
d

o
n

Catalys
t

an
d

ATM

switching

since

1996
,

h
e

h
a
s

taugh
t

a

wide

variety

o
f

switching

classes
.

A
s

a

consultan
t

fo
r

CCCI
,

Kenned
y

ha
s

bee
n

involved

in the

desig
n

an
d

implementatio
n

o
f

man
y

large
,

switche
d

backbones.


Kevi
n

Hamilto
n

i
s

also

a
n

instructo
r

an
d

consultan
t

fo
r

Chesapeake
.

A
s

a

CCSI,

Kevi
n

spe
n
d
s

mos
t

o
f

hi
s

instructiona
l

tim
e

teaching

the

Cisco

Catalys
t

an
d

ATM

courses
.

Prio
r

to

joining

Chesapeake
,

Kevi
n

worke
d

fo
r

1
1

year
s

a
t

Litton
-
FiberCom,

wher
e

h
e

designe
d

an
d

deploye
d

numerou
s

analo
g

an
d

digita
l

communications system
s

worldwide
,

includin
g

Ethernet
,

Token
-
Ring
,

FDDI
,

an
d

ATM
.

Kevi
n

obtained

a

degre
e

i
n

Electrica
l

Engineerin
g

from

Pennsylvani
a

Stat
e

University.