Networking Level 2

Move beyond the basics of networking with a look at IPv6.

Expand your networking expertise with the training found here. These training videos build on Networking Level 1 by introducing IPv6, MPLS, BGP, and more. Learning these technologies prepares you to certify in Cisco CCNP Routing and Switching or CCDP and increases your real-world troubleshooting capabilities.

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January 2013 with Keith Barker

Ready or not, IPv6 is here! Learn all about it in this training from Keith Barker. IPv6 was developed more than a decade ago, but now is being implemented by both service providers and companies alike primarily due to the lack of IPv4 addresses. In this series, Keith walks you step-by-step through the concepts, implementation and verification of IPv6 in a Cisco infrastructure, with various clients attached as hosts including Windows, Linux and Mac. The same logic and knowledge of how IPv6 is implemented can also be applied to other vendors. Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6) is the latest version of the Internet Protocol that allows us to communicate over networks, such as the Internet. Each device on a network needs an IP address (similar to a street number and house number). The current version (IPv4) has virtually run out of addresses, and there are still millions of new devices to connect, each and every year. One solution that has extended the life of the older IPv4 is a process of hiding thousands of network devices behind a single global IPv4 address using a technique called Port Address Translation (PAT). This has extended the live of IPv4 for at least a decade. Another solution to the lack of available addresses in IPv4 is to use IPv6, which solves the problem by using a longer 128-bit IPv6 address (instead of IPv4's 32-bit addresses), which provides room for about 340 undecillion (340 trillion trillion trillion) IPv6 addresses. That is a lot! ;) This series encourages you to practice alongside Keith. Many of the topology diagrams, startup configuration files and commands used in the videos are included for the more detailed labs. Live gear, GNS3 or a simulator that support the commands relevant to the video you are viewing could be used for practice. If you are implementing an IPv6 network, or have plans within the next few months to roll out either a test or production IPv6 network (or simply need to understand how it works), this video series will be very valuable to you. If you are looking for a straightforward, fast-track to mastering IPv6, this is the series for you. Let's begin!

2IT Entry
networking

March 2015 with Keith Barker

The Citrix NetScaler 10.5 Essentials and Networking course provides the fundamental concepts and skills to install, configure, and manage a Citrix NetScaler appliance. Learners are strongly encouraged to build a lab environment to practice hands on the techniques learned in this course. This course is based on the Citrix NetScaler 10.5 product, and the fundamental concepts taught in these Nuggets are common to earlier versions as well. Recommended skills: Basic understanding of networking CCNA or equivalent knowledge recommended Recommended equipment: Virtualized environment (Microsoft, VMware or Citrix) to implement a virtualized NetScaler (or two for fault tolerance) in a lab environment. Evaluation licenses and downloads are available directly from Citrix.com Windows AD Web servers to load balance across Citrix XenApp/XenDesktop to practice integration between the NetScaler and those environments Related certifications: Citrix Certified Associate: Networking (CCA-N) Exam 1Y0-253 Related job functions: Systems admin XenApp/XenDesktop admin Network admin Network engineer Network operations analyst Network technician NetScaler is a multi-functional appliance that can perform as a Layer 4-7 proxy for load balancing, as well as a VPN gateway (or both). Environments that include Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop are likely to use a Citrix NetScaler as their remote access and load balancing solution.

3IT Intermediate
networking

August 2014 with Jeremy Cioara

This Professional Course represents the “real world” of network design and implementation, allowing you to build a network from the ground up by applying proper design strategies in planning (PMP), layer 2 (switching), wireless, firewall, monitoring, and diagramming. Related areas of expertise: Networking Level 2 Recommended skills: Understanding of core network topics (switching, static routing, IP addressing) Understanding of IP subnetting Understanding of Virtual LANs (VLANs) Recommended equipment: Cisco Small Business Switch (SG300, SG500) Ubiquiti UAP-LR Sonicwall TZ105 VMware Workstation, VirtualBox, or equivalent virtualization software Related certifications: N/A Related job functions: Network technician Network engineer Network architect/design The CBT Nuggets Professional Course: Building a Network Design that Works is the first-of-its-kind, deep-dive into real-world network design and implementation! Rather than focusing on a specific vendor technology, this professional course takes an entirely hands-on approach to get the job done the right way, giving you exactly what you need and nothing more, on a variety of network technologies. This professional course guides you through the major pillars of network technology: Switching, Firewall, Wireless, Network Monitoring, and Network Diagramming (using Microsoft Visio). Each of the sections are designed as independent “modules,” allowing you to pick exactly the topics you need for your specific situation. Are you planning to take on a network implantation but don’t have the time or desire to focus on obtaining certification? Then this course is for you!

3IT Intermediate
networking
Course Title
IT Expertise: Building and Configuring a Business Switch Network
IT Expertise: Installing Network Cabling and Devices
IPv6
Juniper JNCIS-ENT (JN0-343) – BGP
Citrix NetScaler 10.5 1Y0-253
Professional Course: Building a Network Design that Works
MPLS Fundamentals
Cisco R&S Troubleshooting Mastery
Cisco CCNP Routing/Switching 300-135 TSHOOT
Cisco CCNP TSHOOT 300-135 Hands-on Labs Exam Prep
Cisco CCNP Routing/Switching 300-115 SWITCH
Cisco CCNP SWITCH 300-115 Hands-on Labs Exam Prep
Cisco CCNP Routing and Switching 300-101 ROUTE
Cisco CCNP ROUTE 300-101 Hands-on Labs Exam Prep