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Provides the student and the instructor with an integrated textbook companion to strengthen classroom learning.
Highlight important information, alert the student to configuration pitfalls, and offer background information on related topics and real-world implementation issues.
Reinforces concepts and helps the student evaluate their understanding before moving on to new material. Answers to review questions are found in the appendixes, along with a glossary of key terms used throughout the text.
Lead students through important configuration concepts, step by step. Hands-on learning helps students put theory into practice, thereby reinforcing concepts. Essential exercises prepare students for CCNP certification and advanced study.
Provides the instructor and the student with the confidence that the same individuals who developed the Web-based curriculum have reviewed and recommended the text from Cisco Press.
The Only Authorized Textbook for the CCNP Cisco Networking Academy Program
CCNP Cisco Networking Academy Program: Remote Access Companion Guide is the Cisco(r)-approved textbook for the remote access portion of the Cisco Networking Academy Program. This Companion Guide supplements the most current Web-based Networking Academy curriculum, providing intermediate-level students with the knowledge and skills needed to pass the Remote Access certification exam and to further their career opportunities in computer networking.
This Companion Guide provides students with a solid introduction to remote access concepts and terminology. Through real-world examples, technical notes, and network diagrams, this book describes how to configure Cisco routers for today's key remote access technologies, including dial-up and packet-switched circuits.
Look for the following user-friendly features to help you learn about advanced networking and Cisco IOS(r) technologies:
Mark McGregor, CCNP, CCDP(r), CCAI, is the regional coordinator for the Cisco Networking Academy Program at Los Medanos College, in Pittsburg, California. He has taught in the Networking Academy since 1997 and currently works for Cisco Systems Worldwide Education on Networking Academy-related projects. Mark holds a bachelor's degree in English from the University of California, Davis, and has authored several books for Cisco Press. As a public school instructor for more than eight years, he has enjoyed the opportunity to teach and learn from students of all ages and backgrounds. Mark lives in Antioch, California.
Cisco Press is a collaboration between Cisco Systems, Inc., and Pearson Education that is charged with developing high-quality, cutting-edge educational and reference products for the networking industry. The products in the Cisco Networking Academy Program Series are designed to prepare students for careers in the exciting networking field. These products have proven to be strong supplements to the Web-based curriculum and are the only print companions that have been reviewed and endorsed by Cisco Systems for Cisco Networking Academy Program use.
1: Remote Access.
2: Modems and Asynchronous Connections.
4: ISDN and DDR.
5: Dialer Profiles.
7: Frame Relay.
8: Shaping Frame Relay Traffic.
9: WAN Backup Connections.
10: Queuing and Compression.
Appendix A: Answers to Review Questions.
Appendix B: Emerging Remote Access Technologies.
Appendix C: Configuring Cisco 700 Series Routers.
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