ntc248 | undergraduate
Foundations Of Networking
This undergraduate-level course is 5 weeks To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.
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Network Concepts and Standards
- Differentiate the pros and cons of various networking topologies.
- Describe the functions of various network components.
- Identify networking standards and standard bodies.
- Explain the characteristics and benefits of various Wide-Area Network (WAN) technologies.
Ethernet, Wireless Networking, Cloud Computing and Virtualization
- Explain the Ethernet frame structure and how a switch works.
- Discuss how to create and use Virtual Local-Area Networks (VLANs).
- Describe the process for implementing appropriate Wireless Local-Area Network (WLAN) technologies and configurations for an organization.
- Compare cloud services and how they can be used by organizations.
- Summarize virtualization services and how they can be used by organizations.
Network Routing and Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
- Explain the Internet Protocol (IP) packet header structure and how a router works.
- Determine IP addressing components and network services appropriate to an organizationâs needs.
- Differentiate between different dynamic IP routing protocols.
- Incorporate TCP/IP concepts and applications into network designs.
- Analyze various electronic and physical network risks, vulnerabilities, and threats.
- Choose methods for hardening a network to given circumstances and goals.
- Examine the effectiveness of firewalls in protecting networks from threats.
- Determine business continuity and disaster recovery concepts that should be incorporated into an organizationâs network appropriate to the organizationâs risks.
- Determine appropriate network tools to detect and isolate various network problems.
- Apply the network troubleshooting process in resolving common network performance issues.
- Evaluate various network monitoring tools to support an organizationâs network performance goals.
- Compare the usefulness of various network monitoring tools in generating and analyzing performance metrics.
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