Networking Fundamentals: Wide Area Networks

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level
Introductory
Subject
Network/Telecom
Course Length
1 hr 45 minutes
Subscription
Foundation

Course Description

A Wide Area Network, or WAN, is a network that results from the interconnection of LANs. With WANs you are no longer restricted to local level networking. In this course, you'll examine many of the technologies that are used in modern WANs. You will learn the differences between circuit-switched and packet-switched WANs, including options for both types of Wide Area Networking. You will also explore various technologies for connecting networks to the internet.

Requirements

  • There are no prerequisites for this course.

Instructors

William Clark

Bill has 20 years of experience teaching a broad range of IT subjects including Certified Wired Network Administrator, Network Plus, Security Plus, and Understanding Networking Fundamentals. He holds a variety of certifications including CTT+, Network+, Mobility+, Security+, CCWNT, CWTS, and CWNA.