Introduction to Networking Training

Course 450

  • Duration: 4 days
  • Language: English
  • Level: Foundation
Get This Course $3,285
  • 4-day instructor-led training course
  • After-course instructor coaching benefit
  • Learning Tree end-of-course exam included
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  • Nov 1 - 4 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM EDT
    Herndon, VA or Virtual
  • Dec 6 - 9 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM MST
    Aurora or Virtual
  • Jan 3 - 6 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM EST
    New York or Virtual
  • Feb 21 - 24 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM EST
    Ottawa or Virtual
  • May 2 - 5 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM EDT
    Herndon, VA or Virtual
  • May 30 - Jun 2 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM MDT
    Aurora or Virtual
  • Jul 11 - 14 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM EDT
    New York or Virtual
  • Aug 22 - 25 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM EDT
    Ottawa or Virtual

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This hands-on Introduction to Networking course will enable you to take a more active part in the discussion and decision-making processes related to networking technology issues. You take your first step toward networking and data communications exposure, and gain the practical knowledge and skills to become comfortable with basic concepts, technologies, components, and design alternatives. You learn to implement networks using data links and physical media, deploy LANs using Ethernet and Wi-Fi, and build reliable internetworks and intranets using proven TCP/IP design techniques.

  • A general understanding of what computers and networks are used for in your personal and professional life

Introduction to Networking Training Delivery Methods

  • After-course instructor coaching benefit
  • Learning Tree end-of-course exam included

Introduction to Networking Training Course Benefits

  • Apply fundamental network concepts, terminology, and solutions
  • Implement networks using data links and physical media
  • Deploy Local Area Networks (LANs) using Ethernet and Wi-Fi
  • Manage reliable internetworks and intranets using TCP/IP design

Introduction to Networking Course Outline

  • Supporting QoS
  • Classifying networks: LAN, WAN
  • Packet
  • Circuit
  • Wired
  • Wireless
  • Standardizing data communications

Encoding information

  • Defining bits, bytes and packets
  • Taking advantage of digital encoding

Improving efficiency with error control

  • Detecting and correcting errors
  • Using ACKs and feedback error correction

Identifying media types and challenges

  • Selecting copper cable types, Cat-5e and better
  • Benefiting from fiber optics

Employing wireless links

  • Utilizing radio frequencies and bands
  • Managing interference and noise

Examining 802 LAN standards

  • Forwarding with MAC addresses
  • 1 Mb/s to 100 GB/s
  • Contrasting shared and switched LANs

Investigating Ethernet operations

  • Dissecting Etherswitch operation
  • Adding QoS to Ethernet
  • Comparing Layer 2 and Layer 3 switching

Communicating via radio waves

  • Types of Wi-Fi networks: a, b, g, n and ac
  • Capitalizing on instant infrastructure and mobility

Integrating Wi-Fi operations

  • Verifying accurate transmission
  • Boosting speed and range with 802.11n and 802.11ac
  • Providing QoS for voice and multimedia

Deploying Access Points (AP)

  • Forwarding traffic via the AP
  • Leveraging dual-band APs
  • Utilizing Service Set Identifiers (SSIDs)

TCP/IP: A practical protocol suite

  • Employing TCP for data and UDP for voice and video
  • Maximizing TCP/IP's multiple applications and utilities
  • Streamlining data and VoIP traffic

IP addressing and datagrams

  • Increasing efficiency with addressing schemes
  • Interpreting net-prefixes and subnet masks

How routers operate

  • Relaying traffic with NetID and routing tables
  • Discovering paths with routing protocols
  • Upgrading routers for QoS

Virtual Private Networks (VPNs)

  • Authenticating users
  • Enabling VPN encrypted tunnels
  • Verifying information integrity and source

Benchmarking risks and deploying countermeasures

  • Analyzing threats and security requirements
  • Achieving confidentiality with encryption
  • Implementing L2 and L3 tunnels
  • Adopting digital certificates and signatures

Ensuring LAN security

  • Wi-Fi security: WPA, WPA2, 802.11i, AES
  • Isolating workgroups with VLANs
  • Deploying firewalls

Employing telecom circuits

  • Circuit-switching data streams
  • E1 and T1 leased lines

Facilitating intersite communications

  • Choosing xDSL options
  • LAN Extension Services (LES) and Metro-Ethernet

Selecting scalable networking services

  • Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
  • Software-defined networks
  • Cloud computing and services

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