Local Area Networks

Course Description

Network management principles, practices, and technologies for managing networks, systems, applications, and services. This course builds on ITM230 local area network (LAN) basics and reviews the current industry standard computer network technologies. Topics include the network communication process, network hardware and media, protocols and standards, and IP addressing.

Learning Outcomes

  • Demonstrate an understanding of LAN technologies and their impact on the Information Technology industry.
  • Explain the network communications process.
  • Differentiate between network hardware devices and recognize different media types.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of IP addressing.

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