IP Networking Training - Network Hardware
In this module, we will discuss the most commonly used networking hardware found in a business environment.
Network hardware is critical for any business environment. After this course, you will understand the various components of Network Hardware, how they operate on your network, different types of workstations and servers available to use, as well as backup strategies and storage devices. With this knowledge in hand, your business will have the necessary understanding to maintain secure networks.
It is important to understand how hardware like IP Cameras or Access Control devices interact with, and communicate through, other devices like hubs, routers and switches. We will also discuss servers and other network storage devices.
When you complete this course, you should be able to do the following:
Compare and contrast hubs, routers and switches and understand each device's role on the network.
Demonstrate the various types of hardware, workstations and servers on a network.
Identify various storage devices and articulate their advantages and disadvantages.
Assess common backup strategies and their related devices.
Read more about the course in the course details below.
Network hardware is necessary to ensure that a business’s network functions smoothly and securely. Network security hardware like firewalls, IP cameras, and access control devices help keep valuable data safe from outside attacks, while network monitoring hardware enables businesses to track the performance of their networks. Network hardware also includes hubs, routers and switches, as well as servers and other storage devices. Network specialists must understand the advantages and disadvantages of each type of hardware in order to keep a smooth-running network in an ever-evolving environment. Understanding how these different types of hardware interact with each other is key for businesses looking to maximize reliability and future-proof their networks.
This course is a component of the IP Networking Training Bundle. It may be taken on its own or ordered as part of the IP Networking training bundle for a lower overall cost.
Use the grid below to determine which states have CEU approval for this course, along with how many credit hours it has, and any other special instructions.
|New Jersey||1||This course is approved for 1.00 hours of continuing education by the NJ Fire Alarm, Burglar Alarm and Locksmith Advisory Committee. If you are submitting this course for CEUs in NJ, you must contact us with your NJ license number so we may provide you with the appropriate certificate upon completing the course. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 502-254-1590 when you have finished taking the online content. We will then create your NJ specific certificate and email it to you within 24 hours|
|North Carolina||This course is approved for 1.00 hours of continuing education by the North Carolina ASLB. If you will be taking this course for CEUs in North Carolina, you must notify us and provide your license number and company name so we may submit the appropriate documentation. Please email email@example.com or call 502-254-1590.|
|South Dakota||1||This course is approved for 1.00 hours of continuing education by the SD Electrical Commission. If you are submitting this course for CEUs in SD, you must contact us with your SD license number so we may provide you with the appropriate documentation. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 502-254-1590.|