Introduction to Cisco Networking Technologies (INTRO)

Introduction to Cisco Networking Technologies (INTRO) is recommended training for individuals seeking an understanding and knowledge of networking fundamentals including the Open Systems Interconnect (OSI) seven-layer model concepts; terminology and technologies. The course also provides learners with the basic skills and knowledge to configure a Cisco IOS router for network connectivity. It is recommended training for individuals seeking certification as a Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
Students should have basic computer literacy, basic knowledge of PC hardware configurations and basic understanding of networking business drivers.
4 Days/Lecture & Lab
This course is designed for employees, channel partner/reseller and customers.
  • Classify devices and functions their layer in the OSI model the purpose, use, structure, and definitions of the layers of the OSI model
  • Choose the appropriate data communications transmission method (serial/parallel) and explain how encapsulation and de-encapsulation works for that transmission method
  • Construct a point-to-point Ethernet LAN
  • Show the sequence of steps used by IP Protocol operations to determine addresses
  • Match issues related to increasing traffic on an Ethernet LAN to typical LAN environment
  • Solve Ethernet networking issues using switched LAN technology
  • Identify the specific Ethernet network interface (for e.g., EO, EI) by which a packet is forwarded on an Ethernet LAN
  • Construct a topology and network addressing scheme
  • Determine the type of transport protocol (TCP or UDP) and IP application used
  • Define the fundamental technologies involved in a WAN environment
  • Match the types of WAN media to their appropriate characteristics
  • Use the available configuration tools to establish connectivity to the appropriate network device in order to complete the initial device configuration
  • Building a Simple Serial Network
  • Building a Smarter Network
  • Growing the Network
  • Connecting Networks
  • Ensuring the Reliability of Data Delivery
  • Connecting to Other Networks
  • Operating and Configuring Cisco IOS Devices
  • Managing Your Network Environment

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