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Held, Gilbert 1943-

Overview
Works: 193 works in 1,208 publications in 5 languages and 27,311 library holdings
Genres: Dictionaries  Software  Handbooks and manuals 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other
Classifications: TK5105, 004.6
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Most widely held works by Gilbert Held
Understanding data communications by Gilbert Held( Book )

76 editions published between 1988 and 2002 in English and Spanish and held by 1,463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This expanded and completely updated edition, of the popular text reflects the major changes to communications technology since 1990. New coverage includes discussions of ATM and Frame Relay, Ethernet and Token-Ring Networks, and expanded treatment of satellite communications. There is also new material on the ATM LAN versus WAN evolution as well as new sections on LAN networking and Internetworking. Emphasis is given throughout to reflect the emergence of the Internet with timely information on TCP/IP, NetWare, and LAN applications
Data compression : techniques and applications : hardware and software considerations by Gilbert Held( Book )

52 editions published between 1983 and 1994 in English and held by 948 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

About 95% of all data transmission consists of blanks, strings of spaces, numeric and alphabetic repetitions, not only buzzing through the airways but also embedded in a large number of data bases. In this book the author shows how to increase the efficiency and cut the cost of data transmission and storage through the application of practical data compression routines. Also included are IBM PC programs and routines to compress and decompress data and to analyze the susceptibility of data to compression
Ethernet networks : design, implementation, operation, management by Gilbert Held( Book )

44 editions published between 1994 and 2003 in English and held by 821 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ethernet Networks, Fourth Edition, provides everything you need to know to plan, implement, manage and upgrade Ethernet networks. Improve your skills in employing Ethernet hubs, switches, and routers. Learn how to set up and operate a wireless Local Area Network (LAN). Discover how to extend a wired Ethernet via wireless LANs. Understand cabling standards and the role of NEXT (Near End Crosstalk), FEXT (Far End Crosstalk) and other transmission parameters. Profit from Gilbert Held's tips and tricks on enhancing security and much more
Dictionary of communications technology : terms, definitions, and abbreviations by Gilbert Held( Book )

38 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 639 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Compiles all of the terms, definitions and abbreviations associated with data and computer communications, a field noted for the fast pace of new developments and advances. Comprised of over 12,000 entries including definitions of terms in such emerging areas as fiber optics, local area and international networking and the Internet. Contains over 200 illustrations
Data communications networking devices : operation, utilization, and LAN and WAN internetworking by Gilbert Held( Book )

42 editions published between 1988 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 595 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fundamental concepts. Data transmission equipment. Redundancy and reliability aids. Automatic assistance devices. Specialized devices. Integrating components. Sizing data communications networks components. Erlang distribution program. Poisson distribution program. Multidrop line routing analysis
Data communications : a comprehensive approach by Gilbert Held( Book )

29 editions published between 1983 and 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 584 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Internetworking LANs and WANs : concepts, techniques, and methods by Gilbert Held( Book )

28 editions published between 1993 and 2001 in English and held by 433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this thoroughly revised and updated edition of Internetworking LANs and WANs, Gilbert Held offers guidance through this challenging area of communications technology. Internetworking often causes technological and administrative problems and this book will enable the reader to avoid the many pitfalls to achieve successful connection. This new edition covers hundreds of methods to interconnect local and geographically separated LANs. New topics examined include Fast Ethernet, Windows NT systems, Data Link Switching and the use of virtual LANs and virtual networking. Features include: * numerous screen images showing examples of how equipment is configured and how equipment operates to interconnect LANs * review of key networking concepts, covering the technological characteristics of LANs and WANs, standards organizations and the OSI reference model * examination of the operation and utilization of different types of networks * detailed coverage of routers and bridge routing methods * guidance on gateway functions, methods and applications * mathematical models to allow the reader to evaluate network performanceWritten by an expert in the field of telecommunications, this text is essential reading for all practising telecommunications engineers and undergraduate students on communications courses. Those technical network practitioners and computer science students who require a comprehensive guide to internetworking will also find this book valuable
The complete modem reference : the technician's guide to installation, testing, and trouble-free communications by Gilbert Held( Book )

22 editions published between 1197 and 1997 in English and held by 388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comprehensive guide to buying, testing, installing and troubleshooting modems
Practical network design techniques : a complete guide for WANs and LANs by Gilbert Held( Book )

30 editions published between 1991 and 2004 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focuses on the scientific aspect of network design, using mathematical models to illustrate important networking concepts as well as to solve many common network design problems
Voice & data internetworking by Gilbert Held( Book )

26 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gil Held shows network managers how to take advantage of their existing networks to make voice calls to and from multimedia-capable PCs, and how to use videoconferencing over existing data networks
Managing TCP/IP networks : techniques, tools, and security considerations by Gilbert Held( Book )

15 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focuses on the techniques, tools, diagnostic testing, and security. Addresses the practical methods to manage a TCP/IP network. Helps readers to manage and control operation and utilization. Features include information on data flows, routing protocols and IP address classes. TCP/IP is the standardized protocol of the Internet. There are numerous management issues associated with the construction and operation of a TCP/IP network. This comprehensive text addresses these issues, ranging from the planning behind the assignment of TCP/IP addresses to the ability to recognize network problems and the appropriate use of diagnostic tools to discover their cause. Written in an accessible style, this book will appeal to a wide-ranging audience. For professionals in the field of data communications and computer science, LAN administrators, network managers, network analysts, network designers and network engineers
Enhancing LAN performance by Gilbert Held( Book )

23 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Enhancing LAN performance, Fourth Edition, explains how to connect geographically separated LANs with appropriate bandwidth, the issues to consider when weighing the use of multiport or dualport devices, how to estimate traffic for new networks, the effects of configuration changes on the performance of Ethernet and Token Ring networks, the design of switch-based networks that prevent traffic bottlenecks, and other topics critical to LAN managers."--Jacket
A practical guide to content delivery networks by Gilbert Held( Book )

24 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Practical Guide to Content Delivery Networks offers an organized approach to implementing the networks responsible for the distribution of various types of Web traffic, including standard Web pages and streaming audio and video. Because CDN operations are normally performed by independent organizations, the successful use of vendor facilities requires knowledge of how CDNs operate--this volume describes how these networks function and the pros and cons of their use. This book also examines Web architecture and TCP/IP, enabling an understanding of the clients, servers, and back-end databases that combine within a CDN to satisfy organizational requirements. It also explores the evolution of technologies that distribute Web content, pointing out advantages and disadvantages and explaining how these networks can deliver an organization's Web-based information to users worldwide. This vendor-neutral guide benefits anyone building HR or financial applications, Web sites, or any services in which reliability, scalability, and availability are paramount
Securing wireless LANs : a practical guide for network managers, LAN administrators, and the home office user by Gilbert Held( Book )

13 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wireless LANs will enable small teams and communities to communicate via their mobile devices without cables. This new technology will facilitate communication in small businesses/teams such as in hospitals, on construction sites, warehouses, etc. Held provides a comprehensive guide to the implementation, planning and monitoring of all aspects of wireless LAN security in small offices/small to medium business (SMBs). Securing Wireless LANs is timely in addressing the security issues of this important new technology and equips its readers with the tools they need to make the appropriate choice for their own situation. This ideal introduction to wireless LAN technology: Provides a broad overview of all the different issues and practical guidance of how to make wireless LANs secure at home as well as in small offices Explains how to monitor wireless LANs, configure different types of wireless equipment Discusses which technologies are best for different situations and requirements Gives practical hints and advice on how to implement them --Publisher
High speed digital transmission networking : covering T/E-carrier multiplexing, SONET and SDH by Gilbert Held( Book )

12 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Keeping up--to--date with the latest developments in the field, this book provides practical information about the characteristics, operation, utilization and testing of digital networks. Also examines digital network facilities that are available in the US and UK, and North American and European T--Carrier framing and coding formats. The book also includes information on DSL, FT1, FT3 and T3 carriers
Bulletproofing TCP/IP-based Windows NT/2000 networks by Gilbert Held( Book )

9 editions published in 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Table of contents Preface. Acknowledgements. Introduction. The TCP/IP Protocol Suite. Network Attack Methods. The Security Role of the Router. The Role of the Firewall. The Role of the Virus Scanner and Encryption. Host Attack Methods. Working with Windows. The Role of the Scanner. Index
Deploying optical networking components by Gilbert Held( Book )

10 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Data transmission is migrating from copper to fiber optic conductors. Network managers know they have to react fast but don't know how to proceed. Even the most sophisticated are unfamiliar with the fiber components their systems will be handling over the next 18 months, and there's almost no field experience to turn to. Held explains, in the language network people are used to hearing, how fiber-based components will work in the environment you've already got, and how they will alter the environment for better or worse
Virtual private networking : a construction, operation and utilization guide by Gilbert Held( Book )

16 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book provides network managers, LAN administrators and small business operators with all they need to know to "interconnect" multiple locations or travelling employees that need to access a single location. The operation and utilization of virtual private networks is discussed both in theory and practicality, covering the technical aspects associated with encryption and digital certificates as well as the manner by which readers can create VPNs using readily available products from Microsoft, Cisco, Checkpoint and possibly other vendors. The author was among the first to write a
Voice over data networks by Gilbert Held( Book )

7 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cisco security architectures by Gilbert Held( Book )

7 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Dictionary of communications technology : terms, definitions, and abbreviations
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Held, Gil

Held, Gil 1943-

Held, Gilbert

Хелд, Гилберт 1943-

ヘルド, ギルバート

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Ethernet networks : design, implementation, operation, managementDictionary of communications technology : terms, definitions, and abbreviationsData communications networking devices : operation, utilization, and LAN and WAN internetworkingData communications : a comprehensive approachInternetworking LANs and WANs : concepts, techniques, and methodsThe complete modem reference : the technician's guide to installation, testing, and trouble-free communicationsPractical network design techniques : a complete guide for WANs and LANsVoice & data internetworking