Introduction to Networking Training

Course 450

  • Duration: 4 days
  • Language: English
  • Level: Foundation
Get This Course 30.750 kr
  • 4-day instructor-led training course
  • After-course instructor coaching benefit
  • Learning Tree end-of-course exam included
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  • jun 13 - 16 10:00 - 17:30 CEST
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  • jul 5 - 8 15:00 - 22:30 CEST
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  • aug 23 - 26 15:00 - 22:30 CEST
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  • sep 12 - 15 10:00 - 17:30 CEST
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  • nov 1 - 4 14:00 - 21:30 CET
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  • dec 19 - 22 10:00 - 17:30 CET
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  • jan 3 - 6 15:00 - 22:30 CET
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  • feb 21 - 24 15:00 - 22:30 CET
    Ottawa or AnyWare
  • mar 27 - 30 10:00 - 17:30 CEST
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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 towards 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
  • Standardising 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

  • Utilising 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
  • Capitalising 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
  • Utilising Service Set Identifiers (SSIDs)

TCP/IP: A practical protocol suite

  • Employing TCP for data and UDP for voice and video
  • Maximising 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

  • Analysing 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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