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NTC/411

Global Network Management, Support and Security

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Total credits

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Course length

Take this course on its own, or as part of a degree or certificate program.

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Course level: Upper Division

This course broadens the concept of network design and analysis to include global considerations for an enterprise network configuration. This course introduces the topic of overall end-to-end network management, the concepts, and the available tools to the network designer. The development and management of the relationships between the enterprise and the Wide Area Network (WAN) providers is discussed. Network security, disaster recovery, and business continuity planning is also addressed in this course.

Please Note: Attendance and participation are mandatory in all University courses, and specific requirements may differ by course. If attendance requirements are not met, a student may be removed from the course. Please review the Course Attendance Policy in the Catalog for more information.

University of Phoenix reserves the right to modify courses. While widely available, not all programs are available to residents of all states. Please check with a University Enrollment Representative.

What you'll learn

Course skills and outcomes

  • Analyze the importance of network configuration documentation and best practices.
  • Develop network configuration documentation to assure efficiency in network services.
  • Explain the levels of network bandwidth capacity requirements.
  • Illustrate a network bandwidth capacity requirement.
  • Identify industry standard network Service Level Agreements.

  • Compare network management protocols.
  • Choose an appropriate network management protocol and software.
  • Determine the usefulness of enterprise systems in today’s business environment.
  • Describe the value of Business Intelligence and Decision Support Systems.

  • Describe the principles and application of cloud computing.
  • Explain the relationship of cloud computing and virtualization applications.
  • Apply cloud computing as a solution to a business need.
  • Compare outsourcing, offshoring, and in-house sourcing as a business solution to improve efficiency and reduce costs.

  • Analyze enterprise level security threats and the risks to business.
  • Illustrate an enterprise level security and protection policy and plan.
  • Outline a security plan appropriate for an at-risk organization, including new and emerging security threats and the strategies needed to prevent an attack.

  • Analyze the requirements for an effective disaster recovery plan.
  • Build a disaster recovery plan for an enterprise.
  • Recognize the signs of an intrusion incident and the appropriate action to prevent disaster.
  • Determine the appropriate technologies to implement for enterprise network security.
  • Compile a Business Continuity Plan.

Why UOPX

Why take courses at University of Phoenix

Accreditation that matters

We’ve been accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (hlcommission.org) for more than 40 years.

Real-world instructors

Learn from instructors who bring an average of 25 years of working experience to the classroom.

Affordable and potentially reimbursable

Our tuition and fees are competitive and fixed. Also, check to see if your employer will cover you for this course.

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The University of Phoenix reserves the right to modify courses. Although our continuing teacher education courses are accepted by some state agencies in the United States toward teacher certifications and endorsements, this may not be the case in all states or foreign jurisdictions. If you plan to use courses for certification or endorsement, please check with your own state agency and your school district for applicability. Continuing teacher education courses are not eligible to apply to degree programs at University of Phoenix. These courses are not eligible for federal financial aid. Transferability of credit is at the discretion of the receiving institution. It is the student’s responsibility to confirm whether or not credits earned at University of Phoenix will be accepted by another institution of the student’s choice. While widely available, not all programs are available to residents of all states. Please check with a University Enrollment Representative. If you have a question contact us at (866) 354-1800.