Network Fundamentals

Course Code: 6005


This course helps participants gain a thorough understanding of the fundamentals of networking, which enables them to take up further courses in modern cloud technologies. The course begins with the OSI model, and discusses in detail about wired, virtual and wireless networks. The course covers the fundamentals of IP protocols, IGRP, EIGRP, OSPF and BGP routing protocols, as well as, UDP/IPand TCP/IP stacks. The course also touches upon SDN and NFV, with an emphasis on Open vSwitch and Calico. The class helps participants see the grand picture of networking, as it exists today.

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Course Delivery

This course is available in the following formats:

Live Classroom
Duration: 3 days

Live Virtual Classroom
Duration: 3 days

What You'll learn

  • Introduction to networking
  • Understanding the basics of Ethernet
  • Understanding IP routing and TCP
  • Exploring DNS and DHCP
  • Introduction to VLANs and ACLs


  • Network architectures and the OSI Model
  • Cabling and network topologies
  • The big picture
  • Layer two basics
  • How data moves through an ethernet network
  • ARP
  • What happens when a router is added
  • Hubs and switches
  • Bridging
  • Spanning tree
  • Routers
  • IP addresses
  • IP subnetting
  • The routing table
  • Routing protocols
  • Providing a Connection oriented service
  • Multiplexing, Reliability and Flow Control
  • Sliding Windows
  • Ports
  • Connections
  • Sockets
  • slow-start
  • Congestion Avoidance and Control
  • Zone File
  • SOA
  • NS records
  • A and AAAA records
  • SRV
  • Dynamic DNS
  • DHCP scopes
  • Distance-vector
  • Link State
  • Static Route
  • OSPF
  • BGP
  • 1Q
  • 1P
  • Access
  • Trunks
  • How to write rules
  • SIP and RTP
  • Quality of Service (QoS)
  • SDN and OpenFlow
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This is an entry-level course. There are no prerequisites for this course.

Who Should Attend

The course is highly recommended for –

  • Telecom system administrators
  • Software and support system developers
  • Project managers
  • Professionals who need to understand popular technologies and buzzword in the field of networking

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