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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

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

Internet Changes Everything


This is a networked economy

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

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

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

Business 2.0 (May 2006)


Top 5 it skills in most demand

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

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

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


Types of cisco certifications

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

Nature of Cisco career certifications

  • Network Support

  • Network Design

  • Network Security

  • Network Voice


What is cisco career certification

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 com1

2007 salary survey (www.tcpmag.com)


2007 salary survey www tcpmag com2

2007 salary survey (www.tcpmag.com)


The simple fact in pursuing a career in internetworking now

The simple fact in pursuing a career in internetworking now

  • CCNA certification becomes the de facto entry requirement


What is ccna curriculum

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

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

New CCNA Exploration curriculum (CCNA 4.0, Fall 2007)


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