Network Protocols Handbook – Third Edition Published

Javvin Technologies Inc has just published the third edition of the “Network Protocols Handbook”. The book is designed as a reference to help IT and networking professionals and students to master the networking protocols and technologies.

“This book is an excellent reference for Internet programmers, network professionals and students. It is also useful for any individuals who want to know more details about networking technologies.” According to Dr. Yan Ke, the Chief Architect of Juniper Networks and co-founder of Netscreen Technologies.

“The staffs of Javvin have years of experience in the networking and telecom industries. Since the networking industry is developing rapidly, we review and renew the handbook annually to include the latest and greatest networking protocols and technologies into the book. We hope this book could help our colleagues in their daily network technology creation, network operation and maintenance, and continuous learning.” Said Dr. Jielin Dong, President of Javvin Technologies.

Summary of the book:
Fully explains and illustrates all commonly used network communication protocols, including TCP/IP, WAN, LAN technologies
Covers the latest and emerging technologies such as VOIP, SAN, MAN, VPN/Security, WLAN, VLAN and more
Addresses vendor specific technologies: Cisco, IBM, Novell, Sun, HP, Microsoft, Apple, etc.
Reviews the ISO networking architecture and protocols
Covers SS7 protocols
Hundreds of pictures, protocol formats and header structures
Hundreds of hyperlinks of references for further reading and studies
Handy reference for IT/Networking professionals and students
Over 150k words. It is formatted in the 8.5 in x 11in paper size and about 370 pages.

The handbook is available in both electronic format (a PDF file) and printed books. The electronic version include an electronic version of the network protocols map. It can be purchased at the Javvin web site: book is also distributed through Ingram Books worldwide.

Javvin Technologies Inc., based at the Silicon Valley of California USA, is a leading company providing network management and network security software, information products and marketing services to IT, networking and Telecom industries. Javvin products and services can be found at Javvin also has a free content site:, which provides high quality information for IT, networking and telecom professionals. The associated wiki site: is an open platform for people to freely read, edit and post their technology whitepapers and notes.

Jenny Peith