Whatever the size of your organization, a business-class network is within your reach. By understanding and taking some simple steps, you can implement a network infrastructure that provides your company with significant and substantive benefits. From empowering your employees to greatly improving customer service, networking technology can have a lasting impact on your business.
When looking at networking basics, understanding the way a network operates is the first step to understanding routing and switching. The network operates by connecting computers and peripherals using two pieces of equipment; switches and routers. Switches and routers, essential networking basics, enable the devices that are connected to your network to communicate with each other, as well as with other networks. Though they look quite similar, routers and switches perform very different functions in a network.
NetCom's CCNA certification course teaches clients how to configure, install and maintain the following protocols:• Introduction to wireless networking concepts & terminology• Internet Protocol (lP)• Enhanced Interior Gateway Routing Protocol (EIGRP)• Serial Line Interface Protocol Frame Relay• Routing Information Protocol Version 2 (RIPv2)• Virtual Local Area Network (VLANs)• Ethernet and access control lists (ACLs)