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TCP/IP Networks Advanced Training

TCP/IP Networks Advanced Training

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TCP/IP Networks Advanced Training Course with Hands-on Labs (Online, Onsite and Classroom Live)

This TCP/IP Networks Advanced Training course offers an in-depth look at IP and IP-based networks. Covered are Network Management with SNMP, Internet Security (Secure Shell, MPLS-based VPNs, Firewalls, IPSec), VoIP, ASON, OTN, Software-defined Networks (SDN), Network Functions Virtualization (NFV), M2M (Machine-to-Machine) communications, and Internet of Things (IoT).

Duration: 2 days


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  • We can adapt this training course to your group’s background and work requirements at little to no added cost.
  • If you are familiar with some aspects of this TCP/IP Networks Advanced Training course, we can omit or shorten their discussion.
  • We can adjust the emphasis placed on the various topics or build the training around the mix of technologies of interest to you (including technologies other than those included in this outline).
  • If your background is nontechnical, we can exclude the more technical topics, include the topics that may be of special interest to you (e.g., as a manager or policy-maker), and present the TCP/IP Networks Advanced Training course in manner understandable to lay audiences.

Audience/Target Group:

The target audience for this training course:

  • Managers and professionals, both corporate and Government, whose work requires an overview of TCP/IP Networks.

TCP/IP Networks Advanced Training – Class Prerequisites:

The knowledge and skills that a learner must have before attending this training course are:

TCP/IP Networks Advanced Training – Objectives:

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • IP network management and control planes
  • Security of IP-based networks
  • How MPLS networks operate and how IP fits in with MPLS
  • VoIP technology and security
  • Ethernet and new very high speed Ethernet technologies and IP networks
  • Familiarity with emerging services and their interaction with IP, including SDN (Software Defined Network), NFV (Network Function Virtualization), IoT (Internet of Things), and M2M (Machine-to-Machine) communications

TCP/IP Networks Advanced Training – Course Outlines:

Course overview

Review of IP essentials

Network management

  • Nature of Internet traffic-heavy tails and implications
  • Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP)
  • Network control planes
  • Criteria for network build out and optimal performance
  • Net neutrality and its implications

Network security

  • Nature of threats and how they impact IP networks
  • Ways to secure IP traffic
  • QoS and IP security

Secure shell (remote access)

  • Using SSH
  • SSH basics
  • SSH features and architecture
  • SSH protocol operation
  • SSH in action

Using MPLS to create Virtual Private Networks (VPNs)

  • Tunneling protocols and PPTP
  • Layer 3 MPLS VPNs
  • Layer 2 MPLS VPNs
  • Advantages/disadvantages of MPLS for VPNs

Network Address Translation (NAT)

  • Purpose of NAT
  • Using NAT
  • Four types of NAT
  • NAT in action

Firewalls and packet inspection

  • What firewalls do
  • Types of firewalls
  • DMZs and how they work
  • Networx and EIS: The Einstein enclave

 IP security

  • IPSec in action
  • Introduction to IPSec
  • DNS Security
  • Security policies and implementations

Ethernet, SONET and IP

  • The layer one-layer two problem
  • IP over DWDM?
  • High-speed Ethernet
  • IP over Ethernet
  • Post-SONET Ethernet
  • Future network architectures


  • Why VoIP has taken over
  • Packetized voice
  • VoIP protocols
  • Ways of implementing VoIP
  • Assembling VoIP systems

TCP/IP Networks Advanced Training – Virtualization

  • Network Function Virtualization (NFV)
  • Virtualization on the communications side
  • Virtualization on the equipment side

Internet of Things (IoT) and Machine-to-Machine (M2M) Communications

  • Internet of Things (IoT): What it is, architecture
  • Machine-to-Machine Communications (M2M): What it is, where it fits, architecture

The cloud and IP networks

  • Brief history
  • What it can do and what it is expected to do in future
  • How cloud relates to telecom
  • The cloud and Networx, EIS

Emerging network technologies and IP

  • Optical Transport Network (OTN)
  • Generic Framing Protocol (GFP)
  • Next Generation Network (NGN)
  • Automatic Switched Optical Network (ASON)/Generalized MPLS (GMPLS)
Software Defined Networking (SDN)

IP Multimedia System (IMS)

  • What it is, goals
  • How it is envisioned to work
  • Relationship with other technologies
  • Fixed/mobile convergence
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