This course discusses the WAN technologies and network services required by converged applications in a complex network. The course enables students to understand the selection criteria of network devices and WAN technologies to meet network requirements. Students learn how to configure and troubleshoot network devices and resolve common issues with data link protocols. Students will also develop the knowledge and skills needed to implement IPSec, OSPF and virtual private network (VPN) operations in a complex network.
|The following courses must be taken prior to this course|
|CIS 171 - Switching, Routing and Wireless Essentials (Cisco Semester 2) within the past 3 years|