Course Description

Short Course | 12 hours | 1.2 CEUs | $1,050

In this course the topics are divided between Network Design and Network Management and Troubleshooting.  The class will begin with Network Design focusing on the essentials of enterprise level networks including design concepts and practices, investigating high-speed Local Area Networking Technologies their ideal environments. Topics include the discussion of differing high-speed technology options for LAN environments and the adoption and implementation of each network protocol, with hands-on demonstrations of each LAN protocol throughout.

The course will then progress to Network Management and Troubleshooting where the course will help participants understand the set of responsibilities involved to make sure that network communications channels are readily available and perform optimally from source to destination, focusing on network systems management in its broadest context and principles of network systems management. Topics include strategies and standards for managing various areas requiring network systems support as well as management software, techniques, and protocols that are currently available.

Course Outline

  • Enterprise Network Design
    • Design Fundamentals
    • Three Tier Architecture
    • LAN Performance Measures
    • QoS and Traffic Classes
    • 10/100/1000BaseX Ethernet
    • 802.1Q VLAN Implementation
    • Ring Based LANs
    • ATM Based LANs
    • Fibre Channel
    • Storage Area Network Design
    • 802.11x Wireless LAN
    • Designing a Manageable Network
  • Enterprise Network Management and Troubleshooting
    • Defining network management
    • Network Lifecycle
    • Network Management Functional Areas
    • Network Management Tasks
    • Designing a Management Network
    • Management information base
    • Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP)
    • SNMPv2
    • SNMPv3
    • Remote Network Monitoring (RMON1)
    • Remote Network Monitoring (RMON2)
    • CORBA
    • Command Line Tools
    • Web based Management
    • Network Management Systems
    • Cisco Works
    • 3COM Transcend Enterprise Manager
    • HP Top Tools


Networking Essentials and TCP/IP Essentials or equivalent experience.


12 Hours | 2 Days or 4 Nights


"Clarence Johnson was a pleasure to learn from. I would love to take his courses again," - Anonymous

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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5:30PM to 8:30PM
Nov 05, 2024 to Nov 14, 2024
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