This is a book for computer professionals who are preparing to deploy Windows 2000. Emphasis on real world deployment options. Plenty of illustrations with concise explanations. Scenario based solutions. Over 15 network diagrams.
*Windows 2000 network design, the professional way!*Build better, more efficient, more secure networks from the ground up*Featuring examples from the author's own designs and installationsFast, solid, and secure Windows 2000 networks don't happen by chance—they happen by design!It's not the hardware. It's not even the software ...by far, the most vital component of any Windows 2000 network is the design work performed before it goes online. Drawing on his extensive experience in designing Windows 2000 networks for major companies, top networking expert Ed Wilson
explains everything you need to do before you connect even a single cable. With real-world examples, deployment options, and scenario-based solutions from actual cases, Wilson guides you through the entire design process. When you roll out your network, you'll know you've left nothing to chance.Taking a unique project management approach, Designing Windows 2000 Networks covers preliminary considerations, migration and deployment strategies, business considerations, technology integration, domain management, security concerns, and troubleshooting, as well as Active Directory, DNS issues, DHCP, WINS, and more.
Best of all, Designing Windows 2000 Networks comes with Wilson's hands-on style and trademark sense of humor. You'll not only learn more than you thought there was to know about Windows 2000 network design, you'll have fun doing so. This book was written to give a thorough, working knowledge of the topic, including how to design a network that will:*Meet your company's cost and operational goals*Allow for a smooth migration from your present system*Be performance and security optimized*Provide for straightforward troubleshootingNetwork administrators, consultants, system architects, technicians, and anyone else thinking about deploying a Windows 2000 network will find Designing Windows 2000 Networks an indispensable companion. Using real-world examples, author Ed Wilson
, a top authority on designing and implementing Windows 2000 networks, shows you exactly what to anticipate at every step along the way, from planning to migration to implementation to troubleshooting and beyond.
ED WILSON is a senior networking specialist with Full Service Networking, a Microsoft Solution Provider Partner in Cincinnati, Ohio. One of the nation's leading authorities on deploying Windows 2000 networks, Wilson's roster of clients includes a variety of both Fortune 500 and Fortune 100 companies. He is the author of An Administrator's Guide to Windows 2000 TCP/IP Networks and Network Monitoring and Analysis: A Protocol Approach to Troubleshooting, both for Prentice Hall PTR, and has contributed to several other networking books. He holds several key certifications, including MCSE Internet, MCT, CCNA, and Master ASE.