Higher Education

CCNA Guide to Cisco Networking Fundamentals, 4th Edition

  • Kelly Cannon Piedmont Virginia Community College
  • Kelly Caudle Stanly Community College
  • Anthony V. Chiarella
  • ISBN-10: 1418837059  |  ISBN-13: 9781418837051
  • 550 Pages
  • Previous Editions: 2004, 2003, 2000
  • © 2009 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $138.25
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CCNA Guide to Cisco Networking Fundamentals, 4e is a comprehensive guide for anyone wishing to obtain a solid background in basic Cisco networking concepts. Students are first introduced to theory-based concepts, which are followed-up with practical hands-on labs. This book is suitable for use in any Cisco networking course.

Features and Benefits

  • Maps completely to the Cisco Certified Network Associate(CCNA) Exam #640-802, with in-depth coverage of all exam objectives.
  • New and expanded topics on security device manager (SDM), open shortest path first (OSPF), enhanced interior gateway routing protocol (EIGRP), rapid spanning tree protocol (RSTP) and per VLAN spanning tree protocol (PVSTP), and security.
  • Features extensive learning tools, including Review Questions, Hands-On Projects, and Case Projects, which allow students to practice skills as they are learned.

Table of Contents

The OSI Model.
Network Devices.
IP Addressing.
Router and IOS Basics.
Router Startup and Configuration.
Routing Protocols.
Advanced Routing Protocols.
Network Services.
Access Lists.
PPP and Frame Relay.
Basic Switching and Switch Configuration.
Advanced Switching Concepts.


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Instructor Supplements

Instructor Resource CD-ROM  (ISBN-10: 1423925750 | ISBN-13: 9781423925750)

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Kelly Cannon

Kelly Cannon is a practicing engineer, certified networking expert, and full-time networking instructor at Piedmont Community College in Charlottesville, VA. She is co-author of CCNA Guide to Cisco Networking Fundamentals (CT, 2000) and author of Lab Manual for CCNA Guide to Cisco Networking Fundamentals and Lab Manual for CCNA Guide to Cisco Routing (CT, 2000).

Kelly Caudle

Kelly Caudle is an instructor at Stanly Community College. He holds numerous industry credentials, including CCNP, CCDA, CCNA, and MCSE, and is also a Cisco Networking Academy Regional Instructor.

Anthony V. Chiarella

Anthony V. Chiarella teaches at community colleges located in the upstate New York region. He holds a Master of Arts degree and a Bachelor of Science degree, which were both received from the State University of New York, Empire State College located in Saratoga Springs, NY. Anthony Chiarella operates as an independent networking consultant for his own business and for Distributed Applications Technology (DAT), which specializes in remote application technologies. He holds many professional level certifications, including CCNA, MCSE (Win NT & Win 2k), CNE, CCA, A+, N+, and CTT+. Anthony is a member of CompTIA and the local chapter of Skills USA.