Series: Cisco Networking Academy Program
Hardcover: 528 pages
Publisher: Cisco Press; 1 edition (January 21, 2012)
Product Dimensions: 8.2 x 1.1 x 9.5 inches
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This is the third book of four in the Cisco's CCNA Exploration. The book is very thorough and covers all areas needed to prepare for the CCNA exam. The quality of the material is very professional, and the writers were very knowledgeable. I recommend this book to everybody who is planning on taking the CCNA exam. The book covers in detail VLAN, VLAN Trunking, Spanning Tree Protocol, and many other important areas of Layer 2 and layer 3 switching configuration. The book also has a very low price compared to other books of the same quality.
Smaller than the rest ( NETWORK FUNDAMENTALS and ROUTING CONCEPTS ) but it appears to be concise and to the point . Mind you ,you ca'nt rely on this alone to pass the external exam ,having access to the online material is a MUST with the book as a backup ( or for some people the reverse ) but no tears or damage on the book ...no complaints so far.
I am a beginner Networking student. I like this book. It has a lot of information and configuration. The price is cheap and the book is more than worth it. I appreciate it. I need more time to read the whole book. I chose the right book, thank you.
This book was like new! The shipment was fast and it had the CD included. This book had no signs of wear. I am so excited to be able to take my book with me to class for an affordable price. I would definately purchase from this seller again. I am definitately a satisfied customer.
Great book. It has everything you need to take the 3rd course of the CCNA curriculum. It's always better to have the book for this classes instead of the online material only.
Cisco 3 covers the LAN Switching and wireless. This book is a mobile cisco 3 material especially if you want 24/7 access without using the online academy. I will buy the accompanied lab and study guide also. I will recomend this book.
This book mainly focuses on the Switching and Wireless concepts of the CCNA Exam. As a CCNA you will be expected to know how VLANs work, the different types of VLANs, configuring VLANs, inter-vlan routing, VTP, STP, and wireless concepts. This book does a nice job explaining all of these concepts and making them easy to understand! The diagrams/pictures in each chapter were really explained well and helped me understand the concepts. The summary at the end of each chapter helped me review all that I had read in the chapter. The quizzes at the end of each chapter also helped me go back and review the concepts that I didn't understand. There were also challenging questions and activities at the end of each chapter that really tested my understanding of the concepts that I learned. The key terms were listed on the front of each chapter, and I found it convenient because I could flip back to the glossary and look up whatever definition I was unfamiliar with. After studying the chapters through this book, I now have the knowledge of all the CCNA level switching concepts and the basic wireless concepts. The activities in each chapter helped me learn how to configure VLANs, VTP, STP, and inter-vlan routing. You must purchase the LAN Switching Wireless Labs to go with it! It gives you the hands on experience that you need.
This book is a required book for the CCNA Networking Academy. It will prepared you for what you need to know to get certified. There are four courses and so far each of the Cisco Press books have been very easy to read.
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