Telecom For Dummies

Author: Stephen P. Olejniczak

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781118052778

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 384

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Worldwide telecom spending was over $4 trillion in 2004, and virtually all 12 million businesses in the U.S. buy phone and other telecom services Our book shows people at small and medium-sized businesses how to make sense of telecom lingo and get the best deals Includes an overview of the major players in the telecom industry and an easy-to-understand explanation of the existing telecom infrastructure Helps people pinpoint the telecom services best suited to their business needs, understand billing, and troubleshoot problems Covers emerging industry trends, such as Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP), and how they can help businesses cut costs
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Asterisk For Dummies

Author: Stephen P. Olejniczak,Brady Kirby

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470098546

Category: Computers

Page: 334

View: 720

Provides information on Asterisk, an open source telephony application.
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VoIP Deployment For Dummies

Author: Stephen P. Olejniczak

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780470440063

Category: Computers

Page: 384

View: 671

So you’re in charge of implementing a VoIP phone system for your organization? VoIP Deployment For Dummies is a crash course in Voice over Internet Protocol implementation! Here’s how to analyze your network and implement a VoIP phone system, manage and maintain it, keep it secure, and troubleshoot problems. You’ll learn how to plan the rollout, work with Session Initiation Protocol (SIP), handle fax issues, and keep your users happy. Understand how VoIP works, common misconceptions about it, and the pros and cons for your organization Compare and comprehend hardware and software choices Discover the options for touch tones and faxing via VoIP systems Analyze network devices, IP addresses, connections to remote sites, and other aspects that will affect VoIP implementation Draw up a test plan, check out both voice and fax transmission, get a report, and schedule the installation Investigate SIP call generation, identify the elements, understand cancelled calls, and re-INVITE calls Troubleshoot your system, identify call variables, trace the source of a problem, manage trouble tickets, and resolve failures Manage latency, jitter, and flap, and take advantage of Wireshark Find out what to expect when your system goes live Written by an expert with extensive real-world experience in VoIP implementation and management, VoIP Deployment For Dummies provides the know-how you need. You’ll be able to implement your system and manage any issues proactively, which is sure to look good to your boss!
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COPD For Dummies

Author: Kevin Felner,Meg Schneider

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781118068434

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 368

View: 8982

Make your home COPD friendly Your reassuring guide to understanding and managingCOPD and getting on with your life Want to know more about COPD? This straightforward guideprovides clear information about this progressive disease,explaining how to recognize the warning signs, get diagnosed, andchoose the best treatment. You'll see how diet, exercise, andmedication affect your symptoms and make your life easier. Discover how to: Know your risk factors Find the right doctors Quit smoking, start exercising, and change your diet Improve your overall health Prepare for emergencies Help loved ones with COPD
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Windows Vista For Dummies

Author: Andy Rathbone

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118043898

Category: Computers

Page: 432

View: 9169

Create music CDs and photo DVDs or even watch TV Move your files to a new computer, or get your old PC ready for Vista The thing that's made Windows For Dummies so successful is that it's packed with the basics you need to make Windows work. This book gets you through all the Windows Vista tasks and tripwires, including starting programs, finding files, navigating the new see-through interface, staying safe while you cruise the Internet, and much more. Discover how to Find files when they're hiding Hook up with another computer Make Vista work like XP Block Internet bad guys Share a PC without sharing your files Fix problems yourself
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Hobby Farming For Dummies

Author: Theresa A. Husarik

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118052536

Category: House & Home

Page: 388

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Do you long for the country life? Hobby Farming For Dummiesis a practical guide that will show you how to handle all thebasics of small-scale farming, from growing healthy crops toraising livestock and managing your property. You'll see how todecide what to farm, provide shelter and utilities, select plants,and protect your investment. It's all you need to dig in and startgrowing! You’ll get a real idea of what it really means to jumpfrom your current lifestyle to a life farming in the countryside.You’ll get the information you need to decide if the farminglifestyle is right for you and your personality. You’ll learneverything you need to know about property and how to access apower supply. You’ll get practical advice on which animalswould work best for your farm and you’ll learn how to acquirethem and what you need to know about caring for them properly.You’ll get help with all of the major decisions like whetheryou’re better off with subsistence farming or a moreambitious project. Find out how to: Make from change to a farm lifestyle Get along with your neighbors Find and buy rural properties Select and maintain equipment Raise and care for animals Use and preserve food items Avoid common farming pitfalls Choose plans for your farm Complete with lists of the ten unique opportunities for fun andthe top ten misconceptions about farm living, Hobby FarmingFor Dummies will help you discover how you can live thesimple life.
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Access 2007 For Dummies

Author: Laurie Ulrich Fuller,Ken Cook,John Kaufeld

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118050886

Category: Computers

Page: 432

View: 6446

Reduce stress with timesaving database shortcuts Explore database basics and build tables and reports that corral your data Access has undergone an extreme makeover! Whether you've used one of the older versions or this is your first exposure to Access, here's where you'll find the essentials you need to make this database system work for you. Cruise around the new interface, team up Access with other Office applications, use wizards to automate your work, and much more. Discover how to Create a new Access database Import and export data Build forms for efficient data entry Search tables for specific data Construct custom reports Customize your database navigation
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Parkinson's Disease For Dummies

Author: Michele Tagliati,Gary Guten,Jo Horne

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781118051047

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 384

View: 9396

If you or someone you love has been diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease you’re probably wrestling with fear, despair, and countless questions about the future. It’s brighter than you think. In Parkinson’s Disease for Dummies, you’ll discover how to keep a positive attitude and lead an active, productive life as this user-friendly, guide pilots you through the important steps toward taking charge of your condition. It helps you: Make sure you have an accurate diagnosis Assemble and work with your health care team Inform others about your condition Choose the most effective medications Establish a diet and exercise regimen Consider surgical options, alternative therapies, and clinical trials Maintain healthy personal and professional relationships Adjust your routine as your PD progresses This one-stop resource provides proven coping skills, first-hand advice, and practical tools, such as worksheets to assess care options, questions to ask doctors, and current listings of care providers.
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Business Intelligence For Dummies

Author: Swain Scheps

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118051416

Category: Computers

Page: 388

View: 5753

You're intelligent, right? So you've already figured out that Business Intelligence can be pretty valuable in making the right decisions about your business. But you’ve heard at least a dozen definitions of what it is, and heard of at least that many BI tools. Where do you start? Business Intelligence For Dummies makes BI understandable! It takes you step by step through the technologies and the alphabet soup, so you can choose the right technology and implement a successful BI environment. You'll see how the applications and technologies work together to access, analyze, and present data that you can use to make better decisions about your products, customers, competitors, and more. You’ll find out how to: Understand the principles and practical elements of BI Determine what your business needs Compare different approaches to BI Build a solid BI architecture and roadmap Design, develop, and deploy your BI plan Relate BI to data warehousing, ERP, CRM, and e-commerce Analyze emerging trends and developing BI tools to see what else may be useful Whether you’re the business owner or the person charged with developing and implementing a BI strategy, checking out Business Intelligence For Dummies is a good business decision.
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Dreamweaver CS3 For Dummies

Author: Janine Warner

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118051254

Category: Computers

Page: 456

View: 7153

Packed with the latest Dreamweaver tips and techniques Get up to speed fast and start creating dynamite Web sites! Do you want to create a sophisticated Web site that's easy to develop and maintain? Whether you're a beginner or an experienced Web developer, this friendly guide shows you how to utilize Dreamweaver's newest enhancements to build and manage state-of-the-art, professional Web sites quickly and easily. Set up your site and create new pages Work with text, graphics, and links Define and apply styles using CSS Add audio, video, and Flash® files to your site Use Dreamweaver's database features
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Horse Health and Nutrition For Dummies

Author: Audrey Pavia,Kate Gentry-Running

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781118052327

Category: Pets

Page: 388

View: 1875

Want to know the best ways to care for your horse? Horse Health and Nutrition For Dummies gives you up-to-the-minute guidance on keeping horses healthy at all stages of life. It provides the latest information on equine nutrition and healthcare, explaining how your horse’s body functions and how to keep it in good working order. Packed with practical advice on equine first aid and alternative therapies, this completely practical, plain-English guide explains exactly what to feed your four-legged “hayburner” and how much. You’ll find out what kind of preventive care is vital to keeping your horse in good physical shape and how to recognize signs of illness when things go wrong. You’ll get the low-down on the diseases and conditions most likely to plague the domestic horse and find help in deciding whether to treat problems yourself or call the vet. Discover how to: Manage your horse’s diet House your horse safely and comfortably Tend to the daily details of horse care Examine coat, eyes, hooves and manure Identify, control, and prevent equine diseases Understand links between horse behavior and health Practice good horse nutrition Grow your own horse food Cover horse-health-care costs Breed your horse Care for pregnant mares and newborns A healthy horse is a happy horse. Keep your horse fit with a little help from Horse Health and Nutrition For Dummies, and you’ll be happy too!
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Investing In Dividends For Dummies

Author: Lawrence Carrel

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119121973

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 288

View: 5144

Get the lowdown on adding dividend stocks to your investment portfolio Investing In Dividends For Dummies shares the fundamental information you need to know about one of the steadiest investments you can make: dividends. This approachable resource provides you with the details necessary to make confident, educated decisions regarding the dividends that you choose to add to your portfolio. Instead of guessing which investments will complement your current strategy, leverage the information offered by this easy-to-use text to determine how to best incorporate dividends into your investment tactics—and do so with confidence. The steady nature of dividends makes them appealing to investors for many reasons. Most notably, they're a great option if you're entering retirement and want a reliable source of income. Additionally, dividends are fantastic components of a well-rounded investment portfolio, as even the most aggressive of investors can benefit from more conservative investment tools in their overall strategy. Understanding what dividends are and how to use them is the first step to adding them to your portfolio. Explore how dividend stocks can fit into your current investment portfolio—and how they will impact your portfolio's performance Effectively research the companies offering dividends, and pinpoint the ones that best complement your current portfolio Gauge the risk, growth, and return offered by dividend opportunities Increase the amount of your investment portfolio that's dedicated to dividends, depending upon your financial goals and portfolio needs Investing In Dividends For Dummies is a fantastic resource if you're looking to find a mature and predictable way to invest your money!
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Getting an Information Security Job For Dummies

Author: Lawrence C. Miller,Peter H. Gregory

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119002818

Category: Computers

Page: 336

View: 7258

The fast and easy way to get a job in Information Security Do you want to equip yourself with the knowledge necessary to succeed in the Information Security job market? If so, you've come to the right place. Packed with the latest and most effective strategies for landing a lucrative job in this popular and quickly-growing field, Getting an Information Security Job For Dummies provides no-nonsense guidance on everything you need to get ahead of the competition and launch yourself into your dream job as an Information Security (IS) guru. Inside, you'll discover the fascinating history, projected future, and current applications/issues in the IS field. Next, you'll get up to speed on the general educational concepts you'll be exposed to while earning your analyst certification and the technical requirements for obtaining an IS position. Finally, learn how to set yourself up for job hunting success with trusted and supportive guidance on creating a winning resume, gaining attention with your cover letter, following up after an initial interview, and much more. Covers the certifications needed for various jobs in the Information Security field Offers guidance on writing an attention-getting resume Provides access to helpful videos, along with other online bonus materials Offers advice on branding yourself and securing your future in Information Security If you're a student, recent graduate, or professional looking to break into the field of Information Security, this hands-on, friendly guide has you covered.
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Excel 2007 All-In-One Desk Reference For Dummies

Author: Greg Harvey

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781118050606

Category: Computers

Page: 816

View: 8202

Master the Ribbon, powerful graphics capabilities, and more! Your one-stop guide to great-looking spreadsheets that actually mean something Create colorful spreadsheets and charts, use Live Preview, and maximize everything Excel 2007 has to offer! Find just what you need to know about using the new Ribbon, designing spreadsheets that communicate, editing and printing them, working with formulas, protecting your data when you collaborate, turning out cool charts, and much more. The included four-color insert highlights the Ribbon, new graphics features, and more! Discover how to Create dynamic spreadsheets with style galleries Work with more than 40 new cell styles Automate formatting with Live Preview Share Excel data with other programs Use VBA to write custom Excel functions
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Investing in Shares For Dummies

Author: Isabelle Kassam,Paul Mladjenovic

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119992346

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 352

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Investing in Shares For Dummies covers the basics of investing for individuals and households that want to watch their savings grow. Simple and straight-forward, this friendly guide covers all the categories of shares, shows readers how to analyse the key markets, and offers invaluable resources for developing a portfolio. The experienced author team offers wise advice and proven tactics for beginners who want to get in on the game without risking their shirts. Whether the market is up or down, readers will benefit from sound, practical investing strategies and insights that have helped generations of investors profit from the markets. Investing in Shares For Dummies includes: Getting to know the stock market and assessing the risks Preparing to buy Finding a stockbroker Picking winning investments Investment strategies and tactics
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Investment Banking For Dummies

Author: Matt Krantz,Robert R. Johnson

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118615883

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 384

View: 1342

Enrich your career with a review of investment banking basics One of the most lucrative fields in business, investment banking frequently perplexes even banking professionals working within its complex laws. Investment Banking For Dummies remedies common misconceptions with a straightforward assessment of banking fundamentals. Written by experts in stock market proceedings, this book runs parallel to an introductory course in investment banking. It clearly outlines strategies for risk management, key investment banking operations, the latest information on competition and government regulations, and relationships between leveraged buyout funds, hedge funds, and corporate and institutional clients. With this reference, you can ace investment banking courses and grasp the radical changes that have revamped the stock market since the financial crisis. Thoroughly addresses the dramatic financial changes that have occurred in recent years Outlines expectations to prepare you for the future Teaches the practical aspects of finance and investment banking, how to value a company, and how to construct a financial model No serious business student or banking professional should be without the basic knowledge of issuing bonds, stocks, and other financial products outlined in this excellent resource.
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