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Course Description

Today’s corporations base success on the performance of their voice and data communications networks. In order to design and configure these rapidly evolving networks, an understanding of multilayer switching technologies is essential.

In this powerful five—day course, extensive hands—on labs utilizing multivendor equipment will help you understand multilayer switching concepts, as well as how to design and configure a multilayer switch.

Learning Objectives

How switches and routers interconnect using equipment from multiple vendors
IP addressing and how to create subnets
How TCP/IP works and how to configure it on various devices
Capture and view network traffic using a protocol analyzer
Wireless network options available
Basic security and firewall issues
How Ethernet works and how all of the various forms can be connected
Basics of layered network protocols
Difference between logical and physical network segments
Install Cat 5e UTP and fiber optic cables
How VLANs function
When and how to use NAT
Function of various routing protocols such as RIP, EIGRP, and OSPF
An overview of WAN technologies
Functions of NetBIOS and NetBEUI
Benefits and issues of Instant Communications

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