VPN", Alex Shneyderman/Alessio Casati, 2003, 0-471-21901-0,
%A Alex Shneyderman
%A Alessio Casati
%C 5353 Dundas Street West, 4th Floor, Etobicoke, ON M9B 6H8
%I John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
%O U$45.00/C$69.95/UK#33.50 416-236-4433 fax: 416-236-4448
%P 330 p.
%T "Mobile VPN"
one presents wireless data fundamentals. Chapter one
introduction to mobile virtual private networks (MVPN),
emphasis on cellular technology points out that the authors
familiar with the telecommunications, rather than security,
work. The material contains a weak suggestion that MVPNs
useful, lots of alphabet soup, and very little in the
conceptual background. The data networking technologies
two are not explained very clearly: basic ideas get bogged
details. Cellular radio interfaces are listed in chapter
data services that can be provided over cellular networks
two looks at MVPN and advanced wireless data services.
fundamentals, in chapter five, basically reiterates the
chapter two, with a little extra emphasis on virtual
Chapter six describes various GSM (Global System for
communications)/GPRS (General Packet Radio Service) and
(Universal Mobile Telecommunication System) offerings.
CDMA2000 (Code Division Multiple Access) are listed in
Chapter eight explains MVPN equipment components and
Possible developments in mobile VPN are advanced in chapter
book once again emphasizes the divide not only between
cellular and wireless LAN camps, but also between communications
security. It fails to bring all the related technologies
between two covers. At the same time, for those in the
security fields who need to know about cellular service
this work does not provide a consistent level of explanation
of background for those issues. Possible utilities are
these could be obtained from almost any cell company
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