Über den Autor
Wendell Odom, CCIE No. 1624, has been in the networking industry since 1981. He has worked as a network engineer, consultant, systems engineer, instructor, and course developer; he currently works writing and creating certification tools. He is author of all the previous editions of the Cisco Press CCNA Official Certification Guide series, as well as the CCNP ROUTE 642-902 Official Certification Guide, the CCIE Routing and Switching Official Certification Guide, Computer Networking First Step, the CCNA Video Mentor, IP Networking (a college textbook), and he is the primary networking consultant for the CCNA 640-802 Network Simulator from Pearson. He maintains study tools, links to his blogs, and other resources at www.certskills.com.
This new edition has been fully updated to refresh the content, add new exercises, and enhance certain essential CCENT and CCNA exam topics. In addition to the wealth of updated content, this new edition also includes a series of free hands-on exercises to help master several real-world configuration activities. These exercises can be performed on the CCNA Network Simulator, ICND1 Lite Edition included for free on the CD-ROM. Finally, the practice test has been fully updated to the new Pearson IT Certification Practice Test software, offering a wealth of customization options and reporting features along with several hundred exam-realistic practice questions.