The 20th century ended with a new paradigm in communication:

The Internet

Since mid of 1980 I participate in the networking development, regarding networking devices, standards and protocols, programming and applications, from medium to large environments. I cover UNIX and mainframe technology, in particular with scope high availabilitiy, high performance and sustained delivery.

  My books about networking (published together with Prof. Badach)
High Speed Interworking and
Technik der IP-Netze
are considered to be standard literature at German universities.