National University




ITM420 Local Area Networks

Lead Faculty: Dr. Bhaskar Raj Sinha

Course Description

Network management principles, practices and technologies for managing networks, systems, applications and services. This course reviews the latest computer network technologies, such as ATM, Gigabit, Ethernet, and Fiber Optic connections. This course builds on LAN basics from ITM 230, including how to implement LAN solutions such as FDDI, Fiber Channel and Gigabit Ethernet and WAN technology such as Switched Multi-Megabit Data Service and Frame Relay. This course also covers integrated high-performance router and switch technologies.

Learning Outcomes

  • Demonstrate knowledge of distributed enterprise systems and their impact on the Information Technology industry.
  • Identify hardware and software components of Applied Data Communications.
  • Become familiar with ATM, DSL, Gigabit Ethernet and other High Speed Technologies.
  • Assess the elements of the Network Development life cycle.