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Data Communications and Network Technologies

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  • Designated by Huawei HiAI certi

  • Trains from a beginner to a network engineer, from the basics of network communications to enterprise networks level

  • Grasp cutting-edge computer network technologies and learn practically based on Huawei network devices

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About this book

This open access book is written according to the examination outline for Huawei HCIA-Routing Switching V2.5 certification, aiming to help readers master the basics of network communications and use Huawei network devices to set up enterprise LANs and WANs, wired networks, and wireless networks, ensure network security for enterprises, and grasp cutting-edge computer network technologies. 

The content of this book includes: network communication fundamentals, TCP/IP protocol, Huawei VRP operating system, IP addresses and subnetting, static and dynamic routing, Ethernet networking technology, ACL and AAA, network address translation, DHCP server, WLAN, IPv6, WAN PPP and PPPoE protocol, typical networking architecture and design cases of campus networks, SNMP protocol used by network management, operation and maintenance, network time protocol NTP, SND and NFV, programming, and automation.

As the world’s leading provider of ICT (information and communication technology) infrastructure and smart terminals, Huawei’s products range from digital data communication, cyber security, wireless technology, data storage, cloud-computing, and smart computing to artificial intelligence.

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Table of contents (18 chapters)

Authors and Affiliations

  • Hangzhou, China

    Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

About the author

Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. Founded in 1987, Huawei is a leading global provider of information and communications technology (ICT) infrastructure and smart devices. We have approximately 197,000 employees and we operate in over 170 countries and regions, serving more than three billion people around the world. 

Huawei’s mission is to bring digital to every person, home, and organization for a fully connected, intelligent world. To this end, we will: drive ubiquitous connectivity and promote equal access to networks to lay the foundation for the intelligent world; provide the ultimate computing power to deliver ubiquitous cloud and intelligence; build powerful digital platforms to help all industries and organizations become more agile, efficient, and dynamic; redefine user experience with AI, offering consumers more personalized and intelligent experiences across all scenarios, including home, travel, office, entertainment, and fitness and health.

Bibliographic Information

  • Book Title: Data Communications and Network Technologies

  • Authors: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

  • DOI:

  • Publisher: Springer Singapore

  • eBook Packages: Computer Science, Computer Science (R0)

  • Copyright Information: Posts & Telecom Press 2023

  • License: CC BY-NC-ND

  • Softcover ISBN: 978-981-19-3028-7Published: 22 October 2022

  • eBook ISBN: 978-981-19-3029-4Published: 21 October 2022

  • Edition Number: 1

  • Number of Pages: XIX, 558

  • Number of Illustrations: 1 b/w illustrations

  • Additional Information: Jointly published with Posts & Telecom Press, Beijing, China

  • Topics: Computer Communication Networks

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