Prepare for the CCNP Switching exam with the only Cisco Systems authorized self-study preparation book! The revised edition of the all-time best-selling CCNP Switching book with new topical coverage Master advanced switching techniques and practices Prepare for the exam with the 200-plus question electronic testing engine on the enclosed CD-ROM Learn CCNP Switching topics with proven learning tools from the Exam Certification Guide product line CCNP BCMSN Exam Certification Guide (CCNP Self-Study) is a revised edition of the all-time best-selling CCNP Switching title ever, with comprehensive coverage of the new 642-811 BCMSN exam released in April! With updated technology and testing content, this book provides tutorial learning and exam preparation on advanced switching techniques and practices. Written in smaller, easier to absorb chapters, this book breaks down large concepts into manageable learning blocks, making it even easier to comprehend and retain the large amount of learning required for this exam. As part of the CCNP/CCDP certifications, switching is an important building block that all networking professionals must master. Cisco Press teaches and prepares candidates for this challenging professional-level exam with all the features from the Exam Certification Guide Series that they have come to expect. Pre- and post-chapter quizzes, foundational reviews, in-depth topical learning materials, real-world case studies, and, of course, The 200-plus question electronic testing engine on the CD-ROM included in the back of the book. New coverage includes reviews of new switching hardware and advanced topics. An emphasis on IOS Software commands in the Catalyst 3550, 4000, And 6000 families is included, as well as Cisco Express Forwarding (CEF), transparent LAN services, QoS Classification, And IP telephony configuration. David Hucaby, CCIE No. 4594, is a lead engineer for the University of Kentucky. He is also the author of several Cisco Press titles including CCNP Switching Exam Certification Guide, Cisco Field Manual: Router Configuration, And Cisco Field Manual: Catalyst Switch Configuration.Hucaby, David is the author of 'Ccnp Bcmsn Exam Certification Guide Ccnp Self-Study', published 2003 under ISBN 9781587200779 and ISBN 1587200775.