Explore the network engineering concepts, functions, applications, configurations, and hardware. Review network protocols and services that serve as the foundation to enable IT infrastructure and services. Evaluate network specifications and requirements using industry best practices and standards in designing network infrastructures to meet business needs.
Learning outcomes for this course include:
- Communication: Students can communicate clearly in writing and speaking, meeting expectations for content, purpose, organization, audience, and format.
- Critical Thinking and Analysis: Students can apply logical processes to formulate clear, defensible ideas based on the analysis of facts and ethical considerations.
- Quantitative Reasoning: Students can use mathematical information, operations, and quantitative analyses to solve problems and inform decision-making.
- Leadership, Facilitation, and Collaboration: Students can lead, facilitate, and collaborate with individuals and teams to achieve organizational objectives.
- Organizational Infrastructure Alignment: Students can analyze the organization's infrastructure needs that enhance processes, effectiveness, and strategy.
- Assess cloud and networking technologies, including network protocols, cloud and network services, cloud deployment models, virtualization, and other underlying technologies.
- Cloud Policy: Students can examine legal, regulatory, statutory, and compliance considerations in regard to cloud adoption.
- Cloud Risk and Security: Students can assess and mitigate the risks and security issues surrounding cloud adoption.
- Cloud Planning and Design: Students can manage the processes involved in the planning and design of a cloud infrastructure.
- Cloud Development and Implementation: Students can develop and implement a cloud infrastructure design.
- Cloud Operation, Maintenance, and Disposition: Students can manage aspects of a cloud infrastructure operation.