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Why is internetworking technology essential for Technology majors ?. Internet changes everything This is a networked economy and everything is networked No business can run without networks Internet quickly becomes a utility Then what is behind the internet?

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Why is internetworking technology essential for Technology majors ?

  • Internet changes everything

  • This is a networked economy and everything is networked

  • No business can run without networks

  • Internet quickly becomes a utility

  • Then what is behind the internet?

  • What internetworking technology consists of ?

  • You can pursue a career in internetworking


Internet Changes Everything


This is a networked economy!!!

  • Our government, businesses, schools, any organizations, or even at homes can’t run with a network in place

  • Then who are designing, setting up, operating, managing, maintaining, and troubleshooting these increasing numbers of networks

  • Tremendous manpower demand implication


Internetworking technologies

  • LAN, MAN, WAN

  • OSI and TCP/IP networking models

  • LAN devices and connecting media

  • Cable fabrication and testing

  • Switching and Ethernet technology

  • IP addressing and subnetting

  • Routing

  • TCP/UDP and porting addressing

  • Application protocols (DNS, DHCP, SMTP, HTTP, Telnet, etc.)

  • Connecting and testing a network


Pursuing a career in internetworking with our Cisco Academy programs

  • To make you aware of an opportunity in the Department of Technology that may allow you to pursue a career in a fast growing profession

  • That is Internetworking!!!

    • Technicians

    • Administrators/Managers

    • Engineers

    • Designers


Business 2.0 (May 2006)


Top 5 IT skills in most demand

  • 1. Network administration (70%)

  • 2. Windows administration (69%)

  • 2. Desktop support (69%)

  • 4. Database management (58%)

  • 5. Wireless network management (47%)

    • From Robert Half Technology IT skills survey (2/2009)


Internetworking Job Market

  • Hiring practices in rank order

    • 1. practical experience

    • 2. industry or vendor certification

    • 3. bachelor’s degree

  • Experiences is still the no. 1 credential while certification has grown in significance in entry job credential

  • What Cisco Academy offers you is the #2 on the above list

    • To facilitate your acquiring of certifications in internetworking field


Cisco networking skill shortage (10/07, Network World)


Types of Cisco Certifications

  • Career certifications

    • Entry level (CCENT)

    • Associate level (CCNA, CCDA)

    • Professional level (CCNP, CCDP, CCSP, CCVP)

    • Expert level (CCIE, CCDE)

  • Specialist certifications

    • On a specific technology like wireless, optical, firewall, VPN, etc.


Nature of Cisco career certifications

  • Network Support

  • Network Design

  • Network Security

  • Network Voice


What is Cisco Career Certification?

  • Network support

    • Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)

      • Cisco Certified Entry Network Technician (CCENT)

    • Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)

  • Network design

    • Cisco Certified Design Associate (CCDA)

    • Cisco Certified Design Professional (CCDP)

  • Network security

    • CCNA security

    • Cisco Certified Security Professional (CCSP)

  • Network voice

    • CCNA voice

    • Cisco Certified Voice Professional (CCVP)

  • Cisco Certified Internetworking Expert (CCIE)

    • routing & switching, security, voice, service provider, storage, design


2007 salary survey (www.tcpmag.com)


2007 salary survey (www.tcpmag.com)


2007 salary survey (www.tcpmag.com)


The simple fact in pursuing a career in internetworking now

  • CCNA certification becomes the de facto entry requirement


What is CCNA curriculum?

  • Cisco-designed curriculum

    • In its 4th generation now since 1997

    • Flash video, simulation, game, graphic intensive

  • Web-based curriculum

    • Easy web access

  • On-line assessment and records keeping

    • All knowledge tests are handled on-line

  • Design for CCNA certification

    • Map curriculum contents to certification tests

  • Four semesters curriculum

    • Contents divided into 4 classes


Hands-On Learning

  • I hear and I forget, I see and I remember, I do and I understand

  • Students design, build, and maintain actual networks

  • Students assessed on ability to apply skills

  • Develops problem-solving and critical thinking skills

  • Students have fun and put what they learn into practice


New CCNA Exploration curriculum (CCNA 4.0, Fall 2007)


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